Department Administrator

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

An exciting opportunity is available to join the Departmental Administration Support team, within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

Reporting to the Executive Assistant, you will work on a day to day basis with the Deputy Faculty Pro Vice Chancellors and  Heads of Department, delivering a wide variety of admin tasks such as diary management, dealing with finance and resources activity, organising and supporting Department/Faculty meetings and events and ensuring the admin processes for key department business activities are effectively and efficiently delivered.

A team player with previous admin experience, you must be able to demonstrate strong planning and organising skills, the ability to use your initiative and have experience of introducing and maintaining effective and efficient admin systems. Excellent communication skills, the ability to work confidently in a fast paced, customer focused environment with people at different levels in the organisations is also essential. 

If you would like to find out more about the role please contact Di Scott, Assistant Director Faculty Operations via email on

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now’ and submit a Covering Letter and your CV and where relevant any documents specifically request in the Role Description and Person Specification.

If you are successful in your application for this role, you will be employed by Northumbria University Services Limited. Further details can be found at

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.

Our team has a blended approach which includes remote and on campus working.  The frequency with which colleagues will work on campus will depend on the role and the needs of the University. Some colleagues work on campus 5 days a week and others perhaps 2 or 3 days.

Please note this vacancy will close on 05/06/2022

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