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Executive Assistant to the Dean

Are you looking for a challenging and varied role supporting a senior leader in Higher Education? Do you have substantial experience as a PA at a senior level in a complex organisation? Are you able to work with a high level of initiative and problem solving skills with the ability to effectively communicate with a range of stakeholders?

As the first point of contact for the Dean of the Business School, you will coordinate and provide high quality, comprehensive and flexible personal assistant, administrative and secretarial support to the Dean. You will be expected to work closely with members of the Faculty Executive Group, their support staff and colleagues across the University. You will be supported by two Faculty PAs, who you will have line management responsibility for. You will be required to develop a working knowledge of the core activities of the Faculty in order to provide information, advice and guidance in respect of planning and delivering organisational objectives.

You will be a current employee at the University of Leeds and be a highly effective communicator with excellent administrative skills gained at a senior level and a self-starter who can work on their own initiative, problem solving in a challenging, busy and confidential work environment. Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and coordinate activities effectively is essential to being successful in this role.

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

Sarah Verbickas, Faculty Planning Manager

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5060, Email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,511 to £32,817 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (For up to one year)
Release Date:  Tuesday 01 October 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 13 October 2019
Reference:  LUBSC1435
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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