This job has expired

Admin Assistant

Employer
Birmingham City University Temporary Jobs
Location
West Midlands, Birmingham
Salary
Up to £11.63 per hour
Closing date
16 May 2022

View more

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details


Undertake a wide range of administrative and office support activities to support a team or department. Maintain high standards of administration for a range of projects / activities.


  • Maintain efficient administrative systems to support team activities.
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy records and filing systems and retrieve documents and information as needed.
  • Co-ordinate and maintain records, including inputting data using a variety of different software such as spreadsheets and databases.
  • Understand relevant University processes and regulations such as those for submitting timesheets, claiming expenses, raising purchase orders etc and carry out administration associated with such processes.
  • Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails
  • Schedule and co-ordinate meetings, appointments, attendance at events and training.
  • Make bookings for travel and other arrangements when necessary.
  • Provide support for a range of formal and informal meetings, produce agendas, and circulate papers in a timely manner.
  • Take notes or minutes of meetings; record, compile transcribe and distribute minutes, action points or other notes. This will include formal meetings.
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy records and filing systems and retrieve documents and information as needed.
  • Co-ordinate and maintain records, including inputting data using a variety of different software such as spreadsheets and databases.
  • Maintain team and department calendars including providing invitations and reminders for events.
  • Provide administrative support including:
  • Answer, screen and transfer incoming telephone calls. Where appropriate provide a response. Alternatively ensure callers are directed to appropriate colleagues. Where appropriate follow up incoming queries to ensure they have been responded to.
  • Photocopying, fax, mailing
  • Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence
  • Maintain office supplies such as stationery
  • Receive and direct visitors

  • Respond to routine enquiries in person, by telephone, email or correspondence. Refer more complex or detailed queries to appropriate colleagues.
  • Respond to requests for information and data.

    • Relevant vocational qualifications such as a NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration or able to demonstrate equivalent work experience and relevant skills.
    • Relevant experience in a similar office environment
    • A good standard of literacy and numeracy equivalent to GCSE English and Maths.
    • IT skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office.
    • Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as filing, record keeping and note taking.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Able to demonstrate an organised approach to work and ability to prioritise different tasks.
    • Ability and aptitude to learn new skills quickly.

    Good attention to detail and accuracy.

    6 months temp position. Full time 37 hours per week

    Based at University House, City Centre

    Company

    Birmingham City University pride themselves on an inclusive and dynamic working environment, where we work hard to develop our staff. Since changing our name to Birmingham City University in 2007 we've made giant strides forward in the quality and range of our education provision, and we see our staff as vital to that improvement. This commitment has been reflected in increased investment in staff development.

    Manpower has teamed up with Birmingham City University to offer you the unique ability to work for Birmingham City University with Manpower.

    You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

    Get job alerts

    Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

    Create alert