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Department Coordinator (Fixed Term)

Job title Department Coordinator (Fixed Term)

Department Mechanical Engineering

Salary Starting from £22,847, rising to £26,341 per annum

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Thursday 18 November 2021

Closing date Wednesday 08 December 2021

Interview date Thursday 16 December 2021

Reference CF8896

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We are looking for a hard-working individual to provide administrative support based in one of our lively and busy world-class Departments. This varied and interesting post will involve close liaison with the staff within the Department, Faculty-based teams, Central Professional Services, external organisations, and members of the public.

The key tasks will be providing administrative support for a number of varied Departmental activities including support for senior members of the academic staff, playing a key role in our undergraduate admissions process, providing administrative support for departmental committees and support for other departmental/Faculty events.

To succeed in the role, you will need to have experience of working in a busy office environment where excellent communication skills are essential. Our ideal applicant will also need to:

  • Have experiencing using Microsoft Office applications and will be willing to acquire further IT skill
  • Be able to work as part of a team in a confidential setting
  • Communicate persuasively and tactfully with colleagues, with an approachable and friendly style
  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Demonstrate a good use of initiative
  • Have the ability to multi-task and prioritise a high workload

This is a full time fixed term role starting January 2022 or soon after with an expected end date of 28/02/2025. We would be willing to consider a job share arrangement.

The Faculty and the University are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment.

For informal enquiries about the role, please contact Sarah Stead, Operations and Projects Manager  sls39@bath.ac.uk or 01225 385422

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.