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Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant

Employer
University of Brighton
Location
Brighton, East Sussex
Salary
£20,600 to £22,847 per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2022

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Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant

Location: Brighton - Moulsecoomb

Salary: £20,600 to £22,847 per annum

Fixed Term End Date:31/12/2022

Reference: AP5005-22-111-R-R

Do you pride yourself in providing excellent customer service, both face to face and on-line? Then come and join us in this varied post as front of house reception and as part of the wider administrative team, who support and develop a wide range of work and provide general administration to the School.

 

In this role you will also:

• Organise and service committees, working groups and meetings where required

• Deal with a broad range of enquiries from staff, students and visitors

• Provide a friendly and efficient online and in person counter service

• Maintain the enquiry office area and shared school spaces in a presentable manner

To be successful you will:

• Be experienced in team working and have proven organisational skills

• Have good interpersonal skills – able to listen carefully, ask relevant questions and summarise information to determine exact requirements

• Be able to communicate information in an understandable way orally and in writing as suitable to the situation, including those whose first language is not English

• Have a good understanding of MS Outlook (email and calendar) and Word together with a familiarity of databases and spreadsheets

• Be flexible to meet and deal with competing demands

•Be expected to operate in a highly professional manner

 

This post is full-time and fixed term until the end of December 2022. The anticipated start date would be as soon as mutually agreeable. Job-sharers are welcome to apply.

Further details:

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

 

Closing Date: Sunday 05 June 2022.

Interview Date: To be confirmed

 

Company

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The University of Brighton offers highly flexible, employer-focussed professional training and staff development to suit your particular workforce’s needs. We can also work with you to quality assure your own in-house learning programmes. Our service offers an efficient way to provide your employees with leadership skills and relevant higher education which fits around the demands of their job. This can be delivered at the workplace, at convenient intervals to suit you and your staff.

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Other development opportunities for business

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The University of Brighton offers highly flexible, employer focussed higher-level training and staff development to suit your particular workforce’s needs. We can also work with you to quality assure your own in-house learning programmes.

Our service offers an efficient way to provide your employees with relevant higher education and leadership skills, which fits around the demands of their job. This can be delivered at the workplace or on-line, at convenient intervals to suit you and your staff.

We also offer consultancy and collaborative research in a wide range of specialisms. For more information contact traininganddevelopment@brighton.ac.uk


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The University of Brighton has a few places left on its PGCE courses. Apply now and you could start in September.

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Location
Mithras House
Lewes Road
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 4AT
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