Faculty Receptionist at University of Greenwich

June 3, 2024

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Job Description

Location: Avery Hill Campus

Interview Date: To be confirmed

The Role

We have a vacancy in our Teaching and Learning and Programme Support Team. Our team provides a high standard of administrative support to key programme administration related activities ensuring an efficient and effective service to programme and portfolio leads, and students. The team is dedicated to delivering high quality experiences to both students and staff – from responding to queries, enrolling students and managing exam board processing, to coordinating the maintenance of records, systems and reports. Successful applicants will be based on the Avery Hill Campus.

Why choose us?     

The University has been established for over 125 years and is an exciting and rewarding place to work. Situated on three beautiful campuses, the University boasts state-of-the-art facilities and an international student and staff community. 

Awarded Gold in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework, the University has a growing reputation for teaching and learning, an attractive portfolio of academic programmes, and highly talented and motivated staff.  We specialise in high quality, professional degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Your profile    

We are looking for someone with proven administrative experience, preferably in a large and complex organisation – ideally within higher education. The successful candidate will possess strong communication skills.  You can quickly build strong and positive working relationships with administrative and academic colleagues.  You have excellent organisational skills and can plan and prioritise a busy schedule of work in order to achieve objectives.  You will have strong IT skills and enjoy multi-tasking. Comfortable with rapid change, you are happy to be part of a close-knit team with shared objectives. Your track record includes proven experience working in a reception or public facing role, experience of multi-tasking and prioritising work to meet deadlines and experience of working in a busy and professional office. Great problem solving and decision-making skills are crucial alongside accuracy and an eye for detail.

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on HR-Recruitment@gre.ac.uk 

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page (via the ‘Apply’ button above) and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). 

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management. 

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