Administrative Assistant - Higher Education

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  • Location:

    Woolwich, Greenwich, S. E. London, London, England

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  • Salary:

    £18000 - £20000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alisna Magar

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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A leading education consultancy are now looking for an Administrative Assistant to join their team. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within the Higher Education sector in a similar role.

Within this role you will:

  • Manage the reception area and staff to ensure effective communication both internally and externally
  • General office duties
  • Supervise the maintenance of office areas, equipment, and facilities
  • Be responsible for the coordination and administration of student admissions and the teaching programme

Skills and knowledge required:

  • Knowledge of the higher education sector is essential
  • Some knowledge of vocational qualification and assessment is beneficial
  • Excellent administration skills and experience evidenced by a recent and successful track record in a similar role.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent attention to detail and high standards of accuracy
  • Problem solving skills demonstrating the ability to understand and discuss complex issues.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, including experience of working collaboratively with representatives from across an organisation.
  • Strong experience and knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, IE and of database applications.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload, work to tight deadlines if required


Degree is not required but is preferred for this role.