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Administrative Officer

Academic Administration

Salary:   £33,826 to £38,803 per annum
Release Date:   Friday 10 June 2022
Closing Date:   Sunday 26 June 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:   RS070

The University of West London (UWL) is one of the top 40 universities in the UK and the top modern university in London according to the influential Guardian University Guide 2021. 


We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”. 


Over the last few years, we have invested more than £150 million into our campus to create an inspiring social and learning environment for students. The University puts our students at the heart of everything we do: dedicated to providing an excellent student experience delivering positive, life-changing outcomes - a combination of career focused courses and tailored pedagogic care delivered within a supportive community. 


The Department

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the core professional administrative team within the fast-paced Academic Administration department. The post holder will provide essential, specialist, high quality administrative support for the Academic Schools/Colleges and deliver a range of core activities throughout the student journey to enhance the student experience. 

The Role 

The post holder will cover a range of duties, ranging from supporting induction and enrolment to tracking student engagement and from holding assessment boards to being the first point of contact for any student enquiries. 

You will be expected to demonstrate excellent communication skills and build positive and effective relationships with students as well as the wider University community and stakeholders, including external bodies.

The Person

The successful candidate will be an effective communicator and team player, able to work prioritize their own workload whilst maintaining strong attention to detail and have a proven track record of delivering excellent customer service. 

Successful applicants should be educated to degree level or equivalent qualification, have previous administrative experience, ideally working in a HEI, and able to operate multiple IT systems. 

How to Apply 


To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: 


Please email  if you need any assistance with the application process.


Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing Monday, 11 July 2022. 

Additional Information 

Our department is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

Previous applicants for this post need not apply again. 

The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.


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