Higher Education Administrator

  • Location
    Hounslow, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administrator
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference

Higher Education Administrator

Our client, are looking to recruit a higher education administrator to support the Education Manager and Postgraduate Education Co-coordinator in delivering comprehensive high-level administrative support for the on-campus postgraduate courses within the School of Public Health.

  • Location: Central London

  • Pay: £17.39 per hour

  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

  • Start Date: ASAP

  • Duration: 2 Months Initially, possibly up to 5 months

Job Description

  • Respond to enquiries and send out appropriate information to potential postgraduate Master's applicants.

  • Follow up on candidates who are offered a place, ensuring all admission criteria are met and deposits.

  • Assist with the organisation of any virtual/online recruitment/admissions activities.

  • Request and collate information from module leads/teaching fellows to update programme information for each term/year, including the handbooks, and other related teaching material.

  • Assist in organising the induction of new students.

  • Assist with the collection and collation of student feedback results, and assist in promotional activities.

  • Assist with the organisation, planning and preparation of all programme assessments with module leaders, teaching fellows, students, exam board members and external examiners.

  • Assist with marking arrangements for assessment, ensuring accurate records are maintained.

  • Assist with exams and preparation of exam papers/questions, invigilation, including communicating information to external examiners.

  • Assist the Teaching Fellows/Course Directors in collating Research Project information and updating the relevant documents for students.

  • Assist with setting up and arranging examination board meetings, including taking minutes.

  • Maintain an efficient record system for student details.

  • Maintain office supplies and place orders/raise purchase orders for other goods/services required by the Education Team for PG related activities/events.

  • Assist in the organisation of meetings and events.

  • Responsible for room bookings for teaching meetings.

  • Update the School website and promotional material in liaison with relevant staff.



  • Experience of administrative work within an Education setting

  • Experience of taking minutes/notes of meetings

  • Successful experience in a similar post providing teaching/student support

  • Excellent organisational skills, good time management and ability to work to deadline

  • Ability to use initiative, work independently with minimum supervision and demonstrate a proactive approach

  • Proven expertise in the use of spreadsheet programmes, preferably Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to communicate well with people at all levels and develop effective working relationships

  • Ability to make informed decisions and take responsibility

  • Ability to handle highly confidential information with tact and discretion

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Adecco is an equal opportunities provider.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Adecco. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser https://www.adecco.co.uk/candidate-privacy

Please apply with your CV to: Michaela Lampitt