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Departmental Officer

Languages & Cultures
Salary:   £25,728 to £31,604
Closing Date:   Wednesday 28 March 2018
Reference:  N1599

This is an opportunity for you to play a key role in the continued success of the Department of Languages and Cultures (DeLC). The department provides highly ranked degree schemes in French, German and Spanish, as well as Chinese and Italian. It also has a postgraduate community at the Masters and PhD level and an active research culture with around 30 members of staff.

The Departmental Officer works closely with the Head of Department and other members of academic and professional services staff to support the smooth running of the department. We are looking for an excellent communicator with skills that will enable you to lead creatively on any administrative changes arising from University, Faculty and Departmental Strategy going forward.

Day to day responsibilities include managing administration relating to staff recruitment, employment and governance alongside the Head of Department. You will also be responsible for organising the department’s examinations process as well as supporting research activities. You will be expected to set and maintain high standards of administrative service and provide reports as required and to supervise a number of professional services staff.

You should have recent experience of working in an administrative and supervisory role, ideally within a Higher Education institution.

Informal enquiries can be made to Olga Gomez-Cash (email: or phone 01524 594739) or Jemma Evans (email: or phone 01524 510804).

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