Durham University

Department of Geography

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Executive Administrator to the HOD - Ref: 3102

(16 March 2009)

The Department of Geography at Durham University wishes to appoint a full time, permanent Executive Administrator to the Head of Europe’s largest Geography Department, ranked joint first nationally in the 2008 RAE. The successful candidate will ensure continuity of service since the position of Head of Department rotates on a three year cycle and will contribute to the development and delivery of the Department’s strategic objectives which will include financial and human resources management, committee servicing and strategic planning. The postholder must be a strategic thinker, excellent time manager and communicator and be willing and flexible to adapt to change as the role requires and as the expectations of the University and Higher Education develop. This permanent post is available from 18th May 2009 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Salary: £36,532 per annum

Closing Date: 3rd April 2009