This post is fixed term for 12 months to cover maternity leave and full time. A secondment for existing University of Kent employees would be considered. Working as part of the administrative team in the English Office, this role is to provide support for the School Administration Manager in the areas of Financial Administration, Human Resource Management and office and building matters. Some support is given by the administrative team.
The Person The successful candidate will be educated to degree level, or equivalent work experience, and will have substantial experience of working in an administrative, secretarial or clerical role. You will need solid experience of financial procedures, including reconciling payments, processing invoices and tracking expenditure. You will have experience of staff management, with excellent communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. The post holder will need to be able to liaise with a range of people from students to senior management.
For full details of the role and the selection criteria please refer to the job specification attached. The Department The School of English currently has c. 850 full-time and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate students. Its permanent academic staff of 28 includes an excellent cohort of highly promising and productive early career researchers alongside senior staff with international reputations.
The School also employs over 40 part time Assistant and Associate lecturers who are fully integrated into the life of the School. English at Kent is based on a commitment to the traditional fields of the discipline, to consolidating the School's distinctive strengths, and to innovation. Key areas of research such as medieval and early modern studies, American literature, postcolonial studies and modernism have been strengthened by recent appointments. Website: http://www.kent.ac.uk/english/ Further Information Closing date for applications: 23 May 2012 Interviews are to be held: 7 June 2012 Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post (please do not send your application directly to the department).
How to apply - for this type of position you will be required to complete the on line application process. Please note we do not accept CVs for this post. Secondment Opportunity: Please note, a secondment opportunity for existing University of Kent employees would be considered. Please refer to the "Application Process" information in the job specification for details. greatjobsinteaching.co.uk - 12 months ago