School Office Manager -( School of Computer Science, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, and Engin

United Kingdom
Feb 07, 2018
Feb 14, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Based in SCEEM (the School of Computer Science, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, and Engineering Maths), this is an exciting opportunity to play an active role in the operational management of a large-scale School at a time of major expansion.  The School Office Manager is responsible for the provision of high quality administrative support for the School. This role leads and resources the Executive Support mini-team (within the wider School Professional Team) and leads on the delivery and continuous improvement of the processes this team administers. We are seeking an individual with excellent line management and communication skills and the ability to lead others in the delivery of processes and projects.

The right candidate will have experience of managing change, high-level administrative experience, and will have exceptional IT skills (especially Microsoft Office).   The role works in close liaison with the SAM (Student Administration Manager) and GAM (Graduate Administration Manager) to facilitate a joined-up single team approach to benefit all students, staff and visitors. This role also supports both School Manager and Deputy School Manager to deliver high-level, longer term School goals.  

The School Office Manager is expected to independently problem-solve a range of issues, often in a reactive setting whilst being sensitive to longer term objectives. They take responsibility for the operational and logistical running of a number of processes, projects and changes: this includes large-scale space refurbishments (with an emphasis on active space management and all health and safety matters), event management, and workforce planning. The role holder will be adept at embedding a systematic approach to the delivery of operations and being able to communicate new processes and deliver training where appropriate.  

  • You should have a passion for working collaboratively and in partnership with colleagues from across all levels of the University.
  • You should have a demonstrable track record in advancing and embedding an anticipatory approach to Equality and Diversity in everything we do.
  • Your demonstration of the AUA's Professional Behaviours is essential.  

The SCEEM office is a high paced, student-facing School with a strong commitment to delivering excellent customer service. It is an exciting place to work, particularly as the School is undergoing rapid expansion and will play a major role in the new Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus. The post would be suitable for someone with excellent interpersonal skills seeking an interesting and challenging role within a School experiencing growth.  

This post is offered on an open-ended contract basis, and is full time.  

Informal enquiries can be made to: Rebecca Mear, School Manager at SCEEM –   Closing date for applications on Wednesday 14th February 2018. It is anticipated that the selection process will take place on or near February 23rd or 26th 2018.

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

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