Department Administrator

Milton Keynes College
Milton Keynes, UK
13 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The School of Active Industries is one of the largest areas of the College supporting a range of curriculum areas in both further and higher education. Students undertake full time courses in Sport Science, the Football Academy, Personal Training, the Leadership Academy, Uniformed Public Services, Applied Science and Forensics and Criminal Investigation. The student experience is excellent, supported by high quality teaching from dedicated staff and a range of enrichment activities and work placements. Industry partners, such as Champneys, The Caldecott Experience, Rock and River, The PT Studio and the Ministry of Defence support the delivery of the study programmes and provide valuable industry links.

We are looking for a customer service orientated and motivated Administrator to support the effective administration within this team. You will support students in achieving their goals by assisting with the overall workload of administrative tasks.

As an Administrator, you will be responsible for a range of tasks using internal software and Microsoft Office packages. Your responsibilities will include enrolments, liaising with internal and external stakeholders, maintaining registers and timetables, supporting the financial ordering and purchasing process and implementing a variety of administrative systems for students and staff.

You will report directly to the Head of School and work alongside the team deliver highly effective administrative and secretarial support.

Location: Bletchley Campus, Milton Keynes
Hours: 37 hours, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £16,536 - £19,889 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday 19th June 2019

More about the rewards
  • Amazing discounts with NUS card , ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment
  • Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub
  • Access to Teachers Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Tax free child care scheme
  • Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses
  • Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme
  • 24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme
  • Plus many more...

As a successful candidate, you will have...
  • An NVQ Level 3 Business Administration or industry experience
  • Experience in dealing effectively with customers, both internal and external
  • Experience of office administration and secretarial support
  • Experience of working within an industry role
  • The ability to work independently and often under pressure to provide a wide range of administrative and secretarial duties
  • Technical knowledge to a high competent, with a range of IT applications including College Management Information Systems
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • The ability to work on own initiative to find creative solutions to problems
  • Ability to stay calm and work effectively under pressure including handling difficult situations diplomatically

More about the College

Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 - 18-year-old full-time students studying vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education at our campuses in Milton Keynes. In addition, the College delivers employability and skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres. For nearly 30 years, we have worked with offenders in both custody, and the wider community and currently work with 19 prisons across England; this includes 13 prisons, which make up the Long Term High Security Estate, and 6 category B, C & D men's prisons.

Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a thorough on boarding process to include DBS. In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions.

Milton Keynes College has been officially recognised for its commitment and approach to equality, diversity and inclusion. It has been awarded the much sought-after Leaders in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity. The award recognises the College's clear ethos and values and a belief in the importance of diversity.

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