University West of England Bristol, South West England
Summary The Careers & Enterprise team is part of Library, Careers and Inclusivity which works in collaboration with the University's faculties and other professional services departments to provide a comprehensive range of employability support to our students. We have a current opportunity for an External Relations Service Administrator who will provide information and administration support relating to work experience and other employability activity, including placements, study abroad, internships, enterprise activity and other work experience. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys a fast moving environment, is flexible and able to juggle multiple tasks whilst ensuring attention to detail. To succeed in this role you should be able to demonstrate the following essential experience: -A wide range of administrative experience in a professional office or Higher Education environment. -Experience of organising meetings, taking minutes and assisting at events. Working with confidential information. -Excellent IT skills, with experience of email, MS Office Word Excel, PowerPoint and data base systems with experience of manipulating data to produce basic reports. -Able to cope with and prioritise competing demands and to manage a high volume of work at peak times throughout the year. About UWE We are a well-established university, with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,600 staff. UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West. We are globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries, making this a diverse and interesting place to study. We achieved 89% overall student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Satisfaction survey, this excellent result puts us as the top university in the South West and in 7th place nationally. We have also achieved TEF Gold status and the Guardian has placed us in the top 30 Universities in the UK. Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity and is a big pull for students and employers alike. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It's not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK. This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed - with GBP 300m having been spent recently on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol. In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including: -a generous holiday allowance of 25 days -up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year -flexible working -excellent defined benefit pension schemes -access to employee assistance programme -savings on purchases via Wider Wallet scheme -option to participate in the cycle to work scheme -family friendly policies -onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus. Further information The role is full time working 37 hours per week - fixed term until 31 August 2020 If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Rachel Gill on 0117 328 5891 or email: [email protected] UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook. Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme About Disability Confident A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident .