As a section, People & Culture is working towards the agenda set out in our People Supporting Strategy, which is aimed at supporting the University’s strategic goals. This is an exciting time to join the team as we look to implement our new and ambitious five-year strategy.
The People & Culture section consists of three sub-sections, Employee Relations and Reward, Organisational Development and Workplace Health and Wellbeing.
We are currently looking for 3 proactive, committed, and enthusiastic administrators to join us on the following contracts;
- Permanent, Full-time (36 hours)
- Permanent, Part-time (18 hours)
- Fixed-term, Part-time (18 hours). This post is fixed-term from 20 September 2021 until 19 September
Duties of the post
You will be a key member of the Organisational Development team providing administrative support across our full portfolio: Academic Development Practice; Employee Engagement and Policy and Education Technologies.
You will take specific responsibility in the operational support for the delivery of Organisational Development’s large events programme and will also have the opportunity to contribute to specific projects within Organisational Development.
Skills and qualifications required
To be successful, you must have proven experience of providing high-quality administrative support, plus experience of planning, delivery and evaluation of participant experience. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
At the University of Essex, internationalism and diversity is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries, faiths and backgrounds, where you can find the world in one place.
To support this commitment we have our Global Forum, a staff-led network that promotes and celebrates the rich cultural diversity among Essex staff, and our Colchester campus based Faith Centre, which hosts regular services, meetings and events organised by our chaplains and faith representatives.
Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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