Personal Assistant to Associate Dean, Research
As a PA, your primary role is to provide first-class confidential coordination and administrative service to the Associate Dean of Research. The post holder will liaise with the PA support both cross College & University. In this varied & fast paced role you’ll also assist the Associate Dean of Research & Department Line Managers as needed, coordinating work related meetings and projects of the department as well as the Associate Dean’s office.
Pivotal to the smooth running of the office, you’ll plan and prioritise workloads, organise meetings, manage diaries, help with research activities and events, maintain staff records, coordinate all necessary communications and retrieve information as required; you’ll help in whatever way is needed to optimise efficiency and output.
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Nowhere is this more apparent than at our London College of Fashion, within which the School of Research sits, and where you’ll make a vital contribution to its success.
London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries. Join us as we embark on an exciting journey over the next four years and beyond. By 2022 London College of Fashion will move to the Stratford Waterfront, as part of a new cultural hub in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Owing to the nature of the work, we’ll need you to be of ‘A’ level standard and already have exceptional PA, office and administrative experience. Equally your report drafting skills, clerking skills and presentation formatting skills need to be impressive. Beyond that, you must be able to treat information confidentially, be highly organised, have established IT skills and be able to operate on your own initiative, whilst happily working as part of a team. A willingness to help, a positive approach and efficiency is essential. A secondment opportunity will be considered subject to prior approval from your line manager.
If you have any queries about this role, you can contact the LCF Staffing Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.