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Administrative Assistant

Grade 4: £20,781 - £24,057 p.a.

The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) at the University of Oxford is looking for an enthusiastic and well organised individual with excellent people skills to act as the first line of contact to enquirers to the department and to provide general administrative support.

Working in central Oxford as part of a busy administrative team, you will provide high quality administrative and secretarial support to senior members of staff, including dealing with correspondence and telephone calls, arranging meetings and maintaining diary and travel arrangements. You will also provide key support in organising the OII’s busy teaching and events programmes.

As the successful candidate, you will have a friendly professional approach that enables you to work effectively as part of a team and to liaise at all levels. You will be responsible and efficient and will enjoy a variety of demanding tasks as well as routine duties. You should be able to demonstrate excellent IT and communication skills and experience in handling confidential information with tact and discretion would be an advantage.

This is a full-time position and is available immediately, for 3 years in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal thereafter. This is an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to pursue a career in University administration and the post holder will be encouraged to take advantage of the many training opportunities offered by the University.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. The application form and further details, including a job description and selection criteria, are available on Oxford University's recruitment website. You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 BST on Thursday 7 May 2015 and only applications received before then can be considered. Interviews for those short-listed are currently planned to take place in the week commencing Monday 18 May 2015.