PA to Vice Chancellors Office

  • Location
    Harrow, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector Administration
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

PA to the Vice Chancellor

3-6 Month Temporary Contract

£17 per hour

Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm

ASAP start

Based in High Wycombe

Adecco are currently recruiting for a Personal Assistant to work within the Vice Chancellor's office of a prestigious university based in High Wycombe, to provide comprehensive support to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Pro Vice- Chancellor and administration support to the Vice-Chancellor's Office.


  • Provide a professional interface between the VC, DVC and PVC and a range of senior stakeholders including other UET members, Governors, regulatory bodies and external agencies.

  • Through monitoring of calls, ensure the DVC and PVC are fully appraised of key issues arising during the course of day-to-day management of the office.

  • Co-ordinate and manage the schedule of the DVC and PVC, organising travel and accommodation as required; anticipating workload, producing electronic daily diary packs with associated papers and ensuring they have appropriate materials, briefings, agendas, action checklists as appropriate.

  • Create specialist documents for the VC/DVC/PVC through research to produce briefing papers, reports, presentations and providing general assistance during presentations where required.

  • Undertake occasional note taking for meetings, and distribution of documentation prior to and following meetings.

  • Screen telephone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate.

  • Monitoring of VC office generic emails, signposting as applicable.

  • Draft correspondence for the DVC/PVC where required.

  • Work as an effective member of the VC office admin team, providing assistance to the Head of the VC Office when necessary, and provide absence cover for same.

  • Assist VC office in the management of VIP events and ad hoc VC office projects.

  • Responsible for office supplies such as refreshments and stationery, reconciliation of VC office purchase card.

  • Management of visitors to the VC office, including visitor parking arrangements.

  • Any other duties as requested by the DVC/PVC/Head of the VC Office.

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Please apply with your CV to: Holly Quinn