Senior Graduation Administrator
Salary from GBP30,029 to GBP34,487 pa inclusive of London allowance
Envisaged start date: July 2019 for up to 12 months
The Student Services Centre (SSC) is seeking to recruit a new member of staff on a fixed-term basis to fill a vacancy created by a colleague going on maternity leave. The new member of staff is expected to start in July 2019 and provide cover for up to 12 months.
The Senior Graduation Administrator is a member of the Communications and Events team based within the SSC. The Communications and Events team are committed to providing an outstanding level of service in the delivery of some of the School's most important core activities including Graduation ceremonies and new student Welcome activities for the School. The postholder will lead on the organisation and delivery of LSE's graduation ceremonies, currently taking place twice a year in July and December, with an additional ceremony taking place in Beijing in August.
You will be highly motivated, effective and an excellent communicator; possessing strong planning and organisational skills and the ability to work on your own initiative as well as within a team. You will have previous experience of organising large-scale events, preferably within a Higher Education context, and will be able to build and maintain strong relationships both within the SSC and across the School, as well as with external suppliers.
You will excel in a fast-paced administrative environment and be able to effectively manage your own varied workload, using your initiative and problem-solving skills to resolve issues on a daily basis. Strong Excel skills and experience of the SITS student record system are essential, as is excellent attention to detail.
To achieve your aims, and to support the work of Student Services overall, you will work closely with colleagues from within Student Services, the Academic Registrar's Division and more widely across the LSE.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
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The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 16 June 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.
Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 24 June 2019.