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Academic Support Assistant

Do you have experience of providing high quality secretarial support in an educational environment? Would you like to work in a stimulating and varied role with great opportunities for personal development?

We are seeking an enthusiastic team player to contribute to the administrative support network across the School. You will be primarily responsible for supporting a team of academic staff in their day to day activities through the provision of high quality secretarial support. Responsibilities will include effective diary management, supporting meetings, preparations of papers, arranging complex international travel and supporting the management of web content.

You will have experience of supporting multiple parties and managing conflicting deadlines within a busy environment and excellent organisational, customer service and interpersonal skills. Experience of Microsoft Office or equivalent IT software is also essential.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking for a varied and interesting role who has a background in personal support.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Samantha Pye, Business Management Support Officer 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 8277; Email:

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Dentistry earned the Silver Award in October 2017.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  School of Dentistry
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 4
Salary:  £19,612 to £22,417 p.a.
Working Time:  100% at 35 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 16 July 2020
Closing Date:  Thursday 13 August 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  MHDEN1174
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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