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Administration Assistant - 2 posts available

Academic Registry - Quality Support

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £21,015 to £25,219 per annum pro rata
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Thursday 24 June 2021
Reference:  0221-21
Further details:    Job Description     Job Description    

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the University of Sunderland’s Academic Registry. We have two positions available to join teams that provide a proactive, professional service, working closely with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. These positions are in our Quality Support and Placement Administration teams.

We are seeking to appoint motivated and efficient individuals, to provide a flexible and customer-focused, professional administrative service. The successful candidates will have a positive approach to their work, a desire to undertake continuous self-improvement and to proactively acquire new knowledge.

These are interesting and varied roles and will provide you with an excellent opportunity to develop a wide range of skills. You will be responsible for providing a high level of professional support, have good attention to detail and the ability to work independently or as part of a team. You will also have excellent customer service and stakeholder relationship skills, with a high standard of written and oral communication.

Your user expertise in IT systems will be good and include solid experience of Microsoft Office and database systems. Applicants will be able to demonstrate the ability to manage their own time, plan effectively and to successfully meet deadlines.

If this sounds like the role for you, we would welcome your application.

For further information on each role, please contact the following members of staff:

Quality Support Assistant – Catherine Ellis, Quality Support Manager (

Placement Administration Assistant – Danielle Oliver (

Please note that this vacancy is also being advertised to staff eligible for redeployment via the University redeployment portal.  Applicants who are eligible for redeployment will be interviewed before any other external candidates are considered.

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Please note that this role is not eligible for the Skilled Worker Route in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System. Should you require further information, please visit the Home Office website

The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area.

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