Senior Administrative Assistant

University of Oxford

Bodleian Libraries seek to appoint an enthusiastic, skilled, and service-oriented person to provide administrative support for a group of busy libraries.  If you possess excellent organisational, communication, and customer service skills and can demonstrate the ability to work effectively and proactively as part of a team, then we would like to hear from you.

As part of the Social Sciences Group Administration Team, you will carry out work which includes: undertaking financial, general, facilities, and staffing-related administrative tasks, maintaining records; sourcing and ordering supplies; dealing with a wide range of enquiries and requests.

Competency using Microsoft Word and Excel, databases, and email, and a proven ability to become proficient in new software packages are essential, as are a willingness to learn and the ability to apply appropriate discretion when dealing with confidential information.

Experience with Oracle Financials and use of HR Information Systems is desirable, as is experience in financial and general administration.

This is a permanent, part-time post working hours are 30 hours per week (0.8219 FTE).

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

  • An excellent contributory pension scheme
  • 38 days annual leave
  • A comprehensive range of childcare services
  • Family leave schemes
  • Cycle loan scheme
  • Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

You will be required to upload a CV and a supporting evidence form (please find the attached form below) as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one. CVs alone will not be considered.

Only applications received online before 12.00 midday (BST) on Wednesday 20 September can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place during the week commencing 9 October or 16 October.

The University of Oxford is committed to equality and valuing diversity.

Bodleian Libraries values diversity and is keen to encourage applications from all backgrounds and in particular, from groups which are under-represented within the libraries sector.

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