Receptionist and Team Administrator at London School of Economics and Political Science

July 8, 2024

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Job Description


LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

Salary from £26,208 to £29,519 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £31,186 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed term appointment for one year

The LSE Law School is a world-renowned law faculty and vibrant intellectual community of staff and students. The post holder will join the Professional Services team responsible for the Law School reception and provide administrative support.

The Receptionist and Team Administrator provides a high-quality reception services for the Law School, maintains the meticulous appearance of the Law School, and provides administrative support to other teams within the Law School and to academic/teaching staff. Key tasks include:

  • Being the first point of contact to students and other visitors.
  • Ensuring an efficient, professional presentation is made when greeting students and other visitors.
  • Supporting other teams of the Law School at peak period and providing support to faculty.
  • Servicing meetings rooms, kitchens, common rooms and the Law School mail room.
  • Ordering supplies, booking travel accommodation and catering.

Candidates must have some previous administrative experience in an office or reception environment, good written and spoken communication skills, the ability to act with tact and discretion, and good IT skills in the Microsoft Office suite. The initiative to identify and resolve problems proactively is essential, as is the ability to work accurately and with attention to detail, and the ability to form effective, cordial and professional working relationships with colleagues across LSE.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

This is a campus-based role and the post-holder will be expected to work on campus for the full working week.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please click the ‘Apply’ button above. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Amanda Tinnams, A.Tinnams@lse.ac.uk.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 28th July 2024 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

The post start date is available from 2 September 2024. 



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