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Departmental Administrator

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Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.


We are looking for a Departmental Administrator to sit within the Language and Communication Science Department to help aid the department as well as the Head of Department. 


Provide pro-active and high-quality administrative support to the Head of Department and other senior staff within the department, including diary and meetings management, using judgement and initiative to ensure all tasks are undertaken efficiently, accurately and to required.

Act as point of contact for the academic staff within the department as well as other contacts both within the School and wider University and external stakeholders.

Person Specification

Excellent organisational skills are required including the ability to plan, prioritise and manage own workload and be proficient in the use of IT systems; MS Office packages, in particular a minimum of intermediate level skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

A high level of interpersonal communication skills, both written and oral, using a ‘customer-centred’ approach is required.

A very high level of accuracy and meticulous attention to detail and the ability to prioritise a varied workload and work to deadlines is essential.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

The role is available from 4th September 2023.

Interviews are scheduled for week commencing 31st July 2023.

Closing date: 16th July 2023 at 11:59 pm

For an informal discussion please contact Jacqueline Brown via [email protected]

To apply and for more information about the post please use the links below.

At the end of the interview there will be 3 administrative exercises to complete as per the job description criteria.

Where hybrid working can be accommodated, specific arrangements will be agreed with the successful candidate before their start date. Regardless of where colleagues are working, City, University of London’s premises will be their primary and contractual place of work.

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, pregnancy, race and ethnic origin, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.

City operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants.

The University of business, practice and the professions.

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