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Faculty Central (Arts and Humanities)

Location:  Winchester School of Art
Salary:   £25,742 to £28,759 Pro rata per annum
Part Time Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Sunday 01 October 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2445423NX

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and proactive administrator to join the Winchester School of Art Faculty Operating Service. 

We are a collegiate team who work with a range of Academic and Professional Service colleagues to provide high level administrative support.  Part of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, the successful candidate will be based at Winchester School of Art with the opportunity to work flexibly through our hybrid working model from both office and home. 

You will have:

  • Relevant experience and success in similar work in administration 
  • Up-to-date MS Office skills, including Outlook, Excel, Word, SharePoint
  • Ability to independently organise activities and events (plus schedules, diaries, meeting arrangements, etc), whilst prioritising a conflicting workload 
  • Ability to use own initiative and suggest and implement practical and effective solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience in taking meeting minutes 
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends 

In return we offer:

  • a contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave provision, plus 8 bank holidays and 6 additional holidays (closure days)
  • subsidised health and fitness facilities on-site; cycle to work scheme
  • a range of discounts which include restaurants, retail outlets and entertainment.

For more benefits please visit our Human Resources page. 

About the University and Faculty of Arts & Humanities:

The University of Southampton is a research-driven institution, home to some of the world’s leading minds, expanding our knowledge, and passing it on to future generations. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture at the University and creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work.  Our flexible working practices, including a hybrid working model, where employees can split their working time between the office and home, support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our institution as well as our people.

We believe equality and diversity are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a vibrant, proud and successful organisation.  A diverse workforce, with people from different racial, educational and social backgrounds and a range of ages, opens up a wealth of possibilities for Southampton.  

Winchester School of Art is one of the UK’s leading art and design institutions and part of the University of Southampton. They are an international centre for ideas and innovation with a contemporary and distinctive outlook which ensures that they can meet the challenges of our creative future.

The vacancy is offered on a part time (0.5 FTE), fixed term for one year.  Some out of normal office hours may be required to cover ad hoc events that the School holds from time to time. 

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Lynn Oloro:

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As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. With a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and students and open to a flexible working approach.

Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or quoting the job number.

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