Title Administrative Assistant at Top University – Immediate Start!
Location South West London
Salary £15.48 per hour
Job Type
Job Information

An exciting opportunity has become available for an Administrative Assistant to join our Client, a prestigious University in the South West London area on a temporary capacity with immediate start. The successful Administrative Assistant will provide all round administrative support to busy postgraduate programmes whilst gaining invaluable experience working for an established Institute.

The ideal applicant will have previous administrative experience ideally gained in the higher education sector. If you have excellent organisation skills, great attention to detail and able to use initiative then this can be the perfect opportunity for you, apply today!

Administrative Assistant Key Responsibilities

  • Providing comprehensive administrative support to the Department
  • Answering incoming telephone calls, dealing with queries effectively in a customer focused manner
  • Monitoring the team inbox, responding to queries in a timely and affective manner, forwarding emails to the relevant department/person as required
  • Assisting with timetabling and scheduling of examinations
  • Supporting the admissions process
  • Assisting the Committee with booking meeting rooms, taking minutes when required
  • Maintaining good record keeping and updating data bases with high accuracy
  • Utilising own initiative to maintain or update administrative procedures
  • Assisting with additional ad hoc administrative duties when required

Administrative Assistant Key Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience working in the higher education sector
  • Minimum 2 years’ administration experience
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (specifically Outlook, Excel and Word)
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to maintain attention to detail and accuracy to a high standard
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to use initiative

If you are a strong administrator, team player and are seeking a fantastic new challenge, please apply today!

Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.