Institution: University of Southampton
United Kingdom
Description :

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences for a Senior Administrator supporting the delivery of comprehensive, effective and efficient administration and operational services, this role includes working with the Faculty Office team providing support for the Faculty Leadership team and leading on the administration of projects to support the Faculty strategy.

Our exciting Faculty is developing the theories and technologies that will shape our future world, ranging from optical telecommunication technologies that underpin the internet through to the high energy astrophysics that help us understand our universe. We are building a successful and inclusive community, which is at the heart of delivering the University’s highest quality research, education and enterprise. These roles offer a chance to join our high-performing teams and expand your skills in a dynamic and supportive environment.

The role requires a self-motivated and proactive team-player and we are looking for someone who has experience covering most of the following:

Providing high level strategic support to senior managers, investigating and resolving business critical issues Working collaboratively and proactively as part of a high performing team, and possibly some staff supervisionAdministration of committees or working groups, and event managementAttention to detail and good written and verbal communication skillsA flexible approach and a can-do attitude

Key areas of focus for the role are:

Ongoing support for the Associate Dean Research, and other members of the Faculty Leadership teamED&I initiatives and monitoring at a Faculty level, supporting the Faculty ED&I Champion and Schools where requiredManagement of strategically important events such as research week and enterprise week Supporting strategic faculty projects and working groups

This is an exciting opportunity to become a vital part of the Faculty operating service in the heart of a diverse and innovative faculty. If you would like more information or an informal conversation about the role, please contact Sarah Richardson, Executive Officer Research and Enterprise at

This position is offered on a Full Time, Permanent basis.

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Kate Pounds (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 1526321GN on all correspondence.


Closing Date: 01 Nov 2021
Post Type: Management, Specialist & Administrative

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