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Student Administration Assistant

School of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Location:  Chatham
Salary:  £17,408 to £19,202 per annum pro rata
Grade:  Grade 3
Post Type:  Part Time
Hours per Week:  17.5
Contract Type: Fixed Term - 12 Months
Release Date:  Wednesday 07 August 2019
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 08 September 2019  (unless otherwise stated)
Reference:  STM-045-19

Are you a competent administrator passionate about delivering excellent customer service? If you are organised and methodical, with excellent communication skills this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

The School of Sports and Exercise Sciences are seeking to recruit a Student Administration Assistant. You will provide a full range of administrative support as part of a small administrative team supporting students and staff within the School.  

As a Student Administration you will:

  • Coordinate the School attendance monitoring and Academic Diligence system to support student engagement
  • Act as primary contact for student queries in the school to provide a professional and efficient service.
  • Provide general administration to the school.

To succeed in this role you will have

  • GCSE English and maths at Grade C or above or equivalent qualification
  • Experience in working in the Higher Education sector or in a similar area
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Outlook, Word, Excel) and database systems (such as the Student Database SDS or Cressida)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, giving the post-holder the ability to deal confidently with a range of people at all levels.

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences is a leading department for the study of sport that is friendly, dynamic and innovative. Based on the University of Kent’s awardwinning Medway Campus we are an ambitious academic department set up in 2001. Our aim is to establish the University of Kent as a premier institution for Sport and Exercise in teaching and research.

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences delivers the University’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses in sport-related subjects. Our undergraduate programmes consist of three BSc (Hons) programmes, Sport Therapy, Sports Science, and Sport and Exercise for Health; and a BA (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Management. At taught postgraduate level we currently offer an MSc in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, and in the Science of Optimal Performance. The School’s postgraduate research programme has developed rapidly with approximately 30 part and full time researchers.

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Interviews are to be held: w/c 2 September 2019

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on quoting ref number: STM-045-19

Further details:    Job Description     Additional Information    

Please note - Applications must be made via the University’s online application system. CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

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