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Senior Adminstrator

UK Student Recruitment

Location:  Avery Hill Campus
Salary:  £28,762 to £34,308 plus £5018 London weighting per annum
Contract Type:  Permanent
Release Date:  Friday 23 September 2022
Closing Date:  Sunday 16 October 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  MERFAIR03

There has never been a better time to join the University of Greenwich. We are an inclusive, progressive place with an ambitious strategy to be the best modern university in the UK, which we are already making great strides in. We are proud of our educational heritage, our beautiful campuses, strong research reputation, impactful academic teaching and most importantly our diverse communities of student, staff, and stakeholders.  

The University of Greenwich is a large, inclusive university based across three campuses in London and Kent which is committed to delivering its vision of Education Without Boundaries. We are seeking an experienced administrator to provide efficient and effective administrative support to the UK Student Recruitment team comprised of Recruitment & Admissions, and Outreach & Educational Partnerships.

You will have had exposure to the Higher Education sector and extensive experience of administration, budgeting, reporting, executive support and driving efficiencies. You must demonstrate and employ cultural competence to inform cross-cultural working, communication, problem solving and decision making. You will have good communication and interpersonal skills, excellent numeracy, strong prioritisation skills, attention to detail, ability to managing own workload and deliver training or guide others on specific tasks.  

In return, we offer a friendly and supportive working environment with plenty of opportunities to develop within the role and become involved in the wider university community. The role is based at our Avery Hill campus with flexibility for hybrid working from home and across all our campuses. Alongside other benefits, the pension on offer is amongst the most generous you will find available. We want our staff to enjoy a healthy work / life balance. Annual leave entitlement for this role starts at 26 days and most staff benefit from extra leave over the Christmas and New Year break.

If you have any informal enquiries please contact Claire Matthews, Associate Director UK Student Recruitment 

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on 

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.


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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 



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