Executive Assistant to Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education

Vacancy ID: 8332
Main Location: UAL - High Holborn, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £35,468.00 - £43,558.00 per annum
Closing date: July 1, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

This is an exciting new opportunity to provide effective and professional administrative support to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education (DVCE) and the immediate team. This will include the day-to-day management of the DVCE diary, correspondence and office systems I processes, with an emphasis on the development of digital approaches that enable greater efficiency. You will take a proactive role in providing full administrative support to DVCE’s priority projects, engaging with the full breadth of the DVCE portfolio and working across UAL with colleagues in colleges and central services.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries. Expert management of the organisation is essential to ensuring that this continues and so will your contribution to the Education department. This is led by Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education and has a broad reach across the whole university working closely with both academics and student facing services.

We are currently recruiting for the role Executive Assistant to Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education and are planning to recruit for another similar role(s) shortly. Suitable applications will be considered for other Executive Assistant posts.

For the fourth year running, University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2022. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better a more sustainable world and championing race equality. 

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance. 

Your Profile

You are a highly organised, great communicator and have significant administrative experience working with senior level and/or high-profile individuals, as a personal or executive assistant. You have excellent digital skills, work well in a team and enjoy the challenge of your own projects as well as working in a supporting role.

Please apply early as should sufficient applications be received the vacancy closing date may be held earlier.

If you have any queries about this role, please contact Jaspreet Kaur, Resourcing Adviser via email Peoplestaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk or 020 7514 9627.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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