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Administrative Officer

SAA - Arts and Humanities

Location:  Avenue Campus
Salary:   £22,149 to £25,642 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Wednesday 05 October 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1744222GX-R4

We are offering an exciting opportunity for somebody with suitable experience to join the Office of the Academic Registrar (OAR) as an Administrative Officer within our Faculty of Arts and Humanities Curriculum & Quality Assurance (CQA) Team. The CQA Team provides high level guidance and supports all regulatory aspects of the Taught and Research programmes associated with our two schools, Arts and Humanities.

You will work closely with the Senior Administrative Officers within CQA, key academic staff and colleague across OAR. This specialist administration team supports the Faculty in the preparation for validation of new and existing undergraduate and postgraduate taught curricula, Postgraduate Research programme development, student communications and representation, statutory and regulatory body monitoring, committee servicing and implementation of academic regulations and processes.  

Major elements of the post will be to support the Senior Administrative Officers to deliver an effective and efficient service to beneficiaries and stakeholders, applying a detailed knowledge of systems and processes and regulatory frameworks. To establish and maintain effective working relationships with academic staff within the Faculty and other colleagues in Professional Services.

You will be an excellent team player with experience and a proven ability to work proactively. You will be well organised and adaptable, taking a positive approach in reviewing processes and practices. You will possess excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills and a commitment to providing excellent customer service is also required. You will also have experience of processing and analysing complex data sets using multiple systems. You must also be a competent user of Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook. 

In return the university offers a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days.

The salary range provides an indication of the incremental progression in the role. The starting salary will be £22,149 and will increment annually.

Please get in touch to arrange an informal and confidential discussion if you require any further information. Contact Diane Taylor via D.S.Taylor@soton.ac.uk

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 1744222GX-R4 on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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