School Assistant (Academic Support)
The Open University
Milton Keynes, GB
6d ago

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The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable person to provide administrative support to academics and senior support staff within our schools.

Working with colleagues across the Academic Support team you will provide support to the Heads of the various academic disciplines and School Coordinators as required.

Skills and experience

You will have general administrative experience, excellent organisation and IT skills along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

A high degree of flexibility will be vital for this role as whilst you will be based in one of the schools, you will be expected to work across all 3 schools when required.

The ability to be able to prioritise conflicting demands and to remain calm and professional when working under pressure is essential.

You must be open to new ways of working and passionate about fostering high performance with an understanding about those smaller tasks that need to be accomplished intuitively to run a smooth and efficient office.

The full summary of duties and person specification can be found within the Job Description here

How to apply

To apply for this post, Complete the application form and send this to us with a copy of your CV and covering letter, outlining how you meet the skills and experience required in the job description, to Resourcing-

Hub open.ac.uk . Please ensure you quote the vacancy reference number 16192.

Closing date : Midday on 08th July 2019

Interview date : TBC

Please note : If you have not heard from us within a week of the application closing date, please assume that on this occasion you have not been selected for interview, however we thank you for your interest in The Open University and encourage you to apply for future positions.

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