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Executive Assistant to the Dean

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Salary:   £22,017 to £25,482
Closing Date:   Monday 18 February 2019
Interview Date:   Thursday 07 March 2019
Reference:  N1878

Lancaster University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences wishes to appoint a highly motivated, efficient and effective colleague to act as Executive Assistant to the Dean.  This is a fixed-term contact for 2 years, to end 3 March 2021 in the first instance (to cover the secondment of the post-holder).It is a full-time post (36.5 hours per week).  

You will provide the Dean with a complete, proactive, high-level and confidential PA service in order to support him in his leadership role within the Faculty and as a member of the University’s Senior Management Team.  You will be expected to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication, and organisational and IT skills.  As a member of the Faculty Office team, your role also involves supporting the administration and operational management of the Faculty as a whole.

An ability to work effectively under pressure, both as part of a team and using your own initiative, is essential, as are a courteous and professional manner and a proactive approach to customer care.  You must have appropriate experience of working with office systems and procedures, including Microsoft packages. Previous experience of working as an Executive Assistant or in a role with equivalent responsibilities, and also including events organisation and servicing committees/minute taking, is essential; as is a flexible approach to work and a commitment to on-going professional development.  The ability to create and edit web pages using standard software is desirable.  

Informal enquiries may be directed to Amanda Harrison, Arts and Social Sciences Faculty Resources Manager, tel 01524 510821  Further details about the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences are available online 

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