Durham University

Department of Geography

News Archive

Part time Secretary - Ref: 3063

(9 February 2009)

Applications are invited for the post of Secretary (0.5 FTE for 18 months) to provide a comprehensive secretarial service to a new project in the Department of Geography at Durham, one of Europe’s leading Geography Departments, with 58 academic staff, 70 postgraduate students and 550 undergraduate students. The Department was one of a very small number to be awarded both the status of Excellent for the quality of its teaching and the highest grading in national assessments of University research.

The post holder who will be an integral part of the secretarial team in Geography and will report to the Head of Department’s Executive Administrator. According to the specific and fluctuating demands of the Department a degree of flexibility in working practices may sometimes be required to facilitate the smooth running of the department. Other duties may be assigned by the Head of Department’s Executive Administrator within the skills and competence of the post holder. The post is available from 1st April 2009.

Salary: £19,089

Closing date: 13th February 2009