Salary: £23,487 to £26,341 per annum
Grade: Grade 5
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Wednesday 01 December 2021
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 09 January 2022 (unless otherwise stated)
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Are you an excellent communicator and administrator, who is able to plan proactively, yet can be adaptable and think on their feet as/when needed? If so we would welcome your application for the role of Administrative Co-ordinator (Governance). The University has refreshed key roles within the newly created Directorate of Governance and Assurance, making this an exciting time to join Kent.
In this role you will be part of a team which delivers the day-to-day secretariat services required to support the University’s academic and corporate governance committees. You will be key to the University’s governance secretariat function and will provide professional expertise and support to the Assistant Director (Governance) and the Head of Secretariat in a range of areas, particularly focusing on those matters relating to providing professional secretariat services and project support for the governance structure of Council, Senate and their boards and subcommittees.
As Administrative Co-ordinator (Governance) you will:
Research, draft and support the consultation process on policies, reports, and processes necessary to ensure the effective and legally compliant operation of all University governance operations
Manage the Directorate internal and external communications channels and will be first point of contact for a range of stakeholders
Support a range of University committees to ensure that these have effective and efficient secretarial support
Assist in planning of the annual programme of work for each of the committees, drafting the overarching committee schedule and associated agenda planners
To be successful in this role you will have/be:
Experience of working within the higher education (or related) sector
Proven experience of providing effective administrative support a large and complex organisation
Demonstrable experience of servicing and supporting high-level committees
Excellent organisational and administrative skills and the ability to use initiative and effectively organise own workload to balance competing priorities
Interviews are expected to be held in mid to late January 2022.
The University of Kent is a distinctive and attractive place to work. We employ around 6,000 staff, including academic and research staff and a full range of support and administration staff. Our stunning main campus in Canterbury, Kent was founded in 1965 and is set among green and tranquil open space overlooking the spectacular Cathedral. Our staff enjoy competitive salaries, an occupational pension scheme, generous holiday entitlements and a great working environment.
Please see the links below to view the full job description and to apply for this post. For further information regarding the application process, please contact [email protected] quoting ref number: CSF-385-21.