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Higher Education Administration Assistant – 37 hours per week - West Suffolk College –Bury St Edmunds –Permanent - £16,786.20 - £17,922.45

Join us at this excitement time of new partnerships and expansion. No day is the same in the HE Admin Office. Become the welcoming face of HE at WSC!

The right candidate will be providing high quality administrative support and customer service for our Higher Education team. You will also play a vital role in organising and promoting HE events.

You will need excellent organisational skills and the ability to monitor resources and organise a range of activities. You must be able to work proactively and forward plan to meet deadlines assess priorities for themselves across a variety of tasks, frequently under time pressure, to achieve agreed objectives and able to respond positively and flexibly to changing environments.

You will be providing exceptional customer service to a variety of students and staff. The right candidate will therefore be respectful of varying ages and backgrounds.

Role Responsibilities

  • Take ownership for administration processes for the Higher Education service
  • Provide excellent customer service to all students and staff
  • Forward planning throughout each academic year

Required qualifications, skills and experience

  • Considerable administration background
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment
  • A business administration qualification would be desirable

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.



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Please send a completed application form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , if you have not heard from a member of the HR team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: 15th September 2019

Interview Date: 23rd September 2019

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website – www.wsc.ac.uk/privacy-and-terms