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Faculty Administrator

Zoek Pin Leicester, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 15 days ago

Join De Montfort University in Leicester as a Faculty Administrator. DMU is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience. A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Closing date: 09 June 2021

The role

The post will provide a full administrative service to support Faculty Executive and Academic School operations, processes and activities. The post holder will be flexible in covering a range of administrative tasks related to faculty operations, research and scholarly activity within the three Schools, and for student support processes. The post holder will work collegiately with Professional Services and academic colleagues in the Faculty and across the wider university. Duties will include - but will not be limited to - supporting academic staff with their varied administrative tasks such as purchase requisitions, complex travel arrangements, activity risk assessments, student overseas trips, staff recruitment, and Faculty/School meetings. Duties will also include providing assistance to the Faculty Office for academic-related administration. The post holder will also be required to take action upon matters needing attention during the absence of the School Secretaries and PAs as appropriate. The post holder will also provide additional support to activities enhancing the student and staff experience for example the degree show.

The person

With five GCSEs, at Grade C or above, including English and Maths (or equivalent) you will have experience of working in a busy administrative role supporting a range of tasks concurrently including arrangements for meetings, minute taking, travel arrangements, dealing with a range of people and communicating effectively at all levels. You will be knowledgeable of a range of IT packages and be able to demonstrate high levels of accuracy and strong attention to detail, as well as evidence excellent customer service skills. Working as part of a busy team, you will share DMU’s passion to provide outstanding and inclusive outcomes for all of its students and staff.


The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media (CEM) is home to a diverse range of courses across three specialist schools, The School of Computer Science and Informatics, School of Engineering and Sustainable Development, and the Leicester Media School. Our courses are taught by experienced academics in professional facilities equipped with cutting-edge technology equipping students with the skills and specialist knowledge to solve real-world problems. The CEM Professional Services team includes administrative and technical staff who provide support to all staff and students in the faculty.


You will benefit from access to the Local Government Pension scheme; 20 days annual leave plus concessionary days and Bank Holidays; career progression; employee perks that include up to per cent off grocery shopping at Sainsbury's, Tesco, ASDA, Waitrose and M&S or at least up to 10% off package holidays through travel club; NUS discount card; free and confidential access to the Employee Assistance confidential Helpline who provide support on a range of lifestyle issues; discounted gym membership; free library memberships and the cycle to work scheme.

What's next?

For more information, visit the DMU careers site to view the full job description and person specification and to submit a full application.

CV's submitted to the job board will not be regarded as an application.

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