Short info about job
Company: Royal College of Art
Department: School of Architecture Administration
Salary: £23,573 to £26,141 per annum pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract type: Permanent
Type / Role: Clerical
Phone: +44-1233 8790679
Fax: +44-1420 6152587
Detail information about job Administrative Assistant. Terms and conditions vacancy
The Royal College of Art is the world’s most influential institution of university status devoted to the study of art, design, humanities and communication and has an international reputation for excellence in teaching, practice and research. The College has some 1,780 students following postgraduate courses and staff, both full- and part-time, totalling approximately 400.
The College is seeking to appoint one part-time Administrative Assistant in the School of Architecture, based at the College's Kensington site. The Administrative Assistant will work closely with the administrators within the School and will be required to support the successful coordination of communication with key School stakeholders, arranging and supporting meetings and events and managing and maintaining information. The successful candidate will act as first point of contact for students with routine enquiries and for guests and visitors to the School, providing a warm welcome and ensuring they are supported during their visit.
It is essential that candidates are educated to ‘A’ level or equivalent and have administrative experience of working in a busy customer-focused environment with the ability to deal with a variety of student and education-related issues with tact and sensitivity. A high level of accuracy and attention to detail is a must, as well as the ability to communicate well and with confidence to a wide range of people both verbally and in writing. Experience of working in higher education and an interest and enthusiasm for contemporary art, design and culture is desirable but not essential.
The Royal College of Art is committed to equal opportunities for all and is a Two Ticks employer & Stonewall Diversity Champion. The College particularly welcomes applications from all sections of the community and would particularly encourage members of minority groups to apply.