Senior Administrative Officer

United Kingdom
Oct 11, 2016
Oct 20, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Senior Administrative Officer SAA - Natural & Env Sciences

Location: Highfield Campus

Salary:  £23,879 to £28,452 per annum

Full Time Fixed Term

Closing Date:  Thursday 20 October 2016

Interview Date:  To be confirmed

Reference: 789016GX

The University of Southampton offers a friendly and supportive working environment in which an enthusiastic administrator can make a real difference to the efficient delivery of its activities. 

An exciting opportunity is available as the Senior Administrator for the Faculty’s Centres/Partnerships for Doctoral Training. You will join a small friendly and professional team who provide administrative support for the Faculty’s DTP students and academics. 

Our students and staff come from a range of backgrounds both within the UK and internationally and together create a multicultural and diverse community.  Successful applicants will be enthusiastic team players who are culturally sensitive, able to work effectively in a busy environment and show a student-centred commitment to the professional and positive delivery of education.

You will possess relevant academic qualifications and have broad work experience acquired through a combination of job related training and/or considerable on the job experience. You will also have excellent IT skills, planning and organisational skills, initiative, ability to work well under pressure and the ability to prioritise varied workloads. Excellent communication, organisational and inter-personal skills are required, as is a commitment to providing excellent customer service, flexibility and being receptive to new ideas and approaches.

Please use the additional information page of the application form to provide a supporting statement on your suitability for the post. Applicants who have not provided this information will not be considered.

Direct experience of the role described in the job description is not a prerequisite. 

This engaging and varied role offers the potential for career development within the organisation for the right individual; and opportunities to experience a wide range of higher education administration. 

For an informal discussion about this post, please email Nicki Lewin, Faculty DTP/CDT, at

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Jennifer Dickson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3462. Please quote reference 789016GX on all correspondence.