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Professional Assistant (Ref:117)

Salary range: 
£24,948 - £27,929 per annum pro rata

Permanent, 24 hours per week

We wish to appoint an experienced PA to support the work of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Health and Wellbeing.  As Professional Assistant, you will: 

  • co-ordinate and provide continuity in the flow of information to and from their office
  • provide a professional support service
  • Action external and internal correspondence, collecting information and drafting replies
  • undertake projects and research to support their work, as necessary
  • Support, administer and co-ordinate Committees and meetings as required 

About you

You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and be able to demonstrate high levels of competence in standard office ICT applications.  You will also be able to maintain relationships and manage communications with a range of external partners working closely with the Executive Assistants and Professional Assistants within the Vice-Chancellor’s Office. 

Closing date: Monday 30th January 2023, midday 

Interview date: Friday 10th February, 2023 

We are a values driven organisation, committed to ensuring we remain a beacon for aspiration and achievement, while providing a great environment to work and study.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds. If you share our values and our vision, you will find a home at the University of Suffolk.

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. If you think you might need a visa to work in the UK, please check your eligibility here BEFORE you apply for the role.
  3. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  4. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  5. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

Please return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading.

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