Human Resources

Administrative Assistant - QMUL23836

Department: School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science
Salary: £22,212 per annum (Grade 2)
Reference: QMUL23836
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 11-Jan-2021
Closing date: 10-Feb-2021

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About the Role

A vacancy has arisen within the Teaching Services Team to provide a wide range of support to our student-facing staff. This post will be the first point of contact for all teaching related queries in our busy Teaching Services hub.

About You

To apply, you should have a passion for providing exceptional customer service, good interpersonal skills, the ability to deal with staff at all levels and a “can do” attitude. You are expected to have excellent skills both in IT (e.g. SharePoint and MS Teams), and in communicating.  You must be able to work unsupervised using your own initiative, as well as being committed to working collaboratively and flexibly as part of a team. This post requires experience of working in a busy office environment. Occasional attendance on campus will be required during the pandemic.

About the School of EECS

EECS is an exciting and dynamic environment and is home to over 1100 undergraduate students, 370 postgraduate students, and 200 PhD students.  We well known for our pioneering research and pride ourselves on our world-class projects.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 6 months with a starting salary of £22,212 per annum (Grade 2.10), inclusive of London Allowance. The successful candidate must be in post by 1 March 2021.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We have policies to support our staff throughout their careers, including arrangements for those who wish to work flexibly or on a job share basis, and we provide support for those returning from long-term absence. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented (BAME) groups, and from women in all stages of life, including pregnancy and maternity leave. We also encourage men to apply for this position to balance the gender distribution in our administrative team.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Ms Karen FinesilverSmith at  Details about the School can be found at

Candidates are kindly requested to upload a CV and covering letter only; certificates, references and personal documents should not be provided at this stage.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 10 February 2021.   Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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