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College Support Administrator

Reference: SEP20230762
Expiry date: 2023-10-11 08:00:00.000
Location: Sim Balk Lane campus
Salary: £20,664 Per Annum
Benefits: Please see attachment
Attachments: JobDescription.docx

College Support Administrator

Ref: 2324/022

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £20,664 per annum. Plus generous benefits. These include: 

•    43 days annual leave per year (including bank holidays and efficiency closures)
•    Generous Occupational Pension Scheme

About the role
The College Support Team (CST) provide administrative support to the Strategic Leadership Team (SLT) and the College curriculum areas. The postholder will be responsible for providing a wide range of administrative support to both CST and the wider College community. The role is extremely varied with plenty of opportunities to get involved with different departments and College activities and as such does require a strong element of flexibility. The role will also require the postholder to provide some support to the SLT Personal Assistants (PAs), therefore an interest in developing your skills in that area would be advantageous.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including working from home.  We are open to discussing possibilities for flexible working and encourage you to talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we will explore what’s possible for the role.

About the Person
We are looking for an enthusiastic, efficient, and well-organised individual to provide administrative support to the College Support Team (CST) and wider college community. You will join a highly collaborative team led by the CST Team Leader. You will be helpful, proactive and committed to providing excellent customer service. You will possess excellent organisational and time-management skills and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office. You will have a high level of attention to detail, exceptional communication skills and be able to work flexibly and effectively across a busy team.

About the College
A college with an excellent track record for quality, we're amongst the top performers in the region.  We're one of the largest providers of A Level and vocational programmes for 16 to 19 year olds in the region. We also deliver a range of T Levels, Traineeships, Apprenticeships, degree level courses, working with over 1,000 employers, helping them to meet their current and future skills needs. 

We are proud of our excellent achievement rates for students at all levels, as well as our outstanding student progression into higher-level study and employment.

York College is proud to be part of a consortium of colleges and employers developing the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT), designed to increase higher level technical skills for employers.

With a vibrant working environment, excellent transport links to the city centre and surrounding area, plus on-site parking, you will find York College to be fulfilling and supportive place to work. As a member of College staff you will have full use of the College facilities including free gym membership at the Athletic Suite, our brand new state of the art gym.
Please check out our website here: www.yorkcollege.ac.uk

Want to know more? 
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Harriet de Bourg, Executive Assistant, at HdeBourg@yorkcollege.ac.uk  

Important Notices

1.    The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
The College is exempt from the provisions of the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974, by virtue of the fact that postholders have access to children and young people, and to vulnerable adults. 

In such circumstances, York College is legally entitled to ask applicants for details of all convictions, and cautions irrespective of whether they are ‘spent’ or ‘unspent’. This means that you must disclose all convictions and cautions in your application.     

2.    Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
We take the safety of our learners extremely seriously, and to ensure no unsuitable persons are employed, all successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check, regardless of the role they undertake. For regulated roles (e.g. those roles providing teaching, training, instructing, advice and guidance, or supervision of children, or providing personal care to vulnerable adults) it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children or to vulnerable adults. 

3.    Online Search of Shortlisted Candidates
Please note we will undertake online searches of all shortlisted candidates, to identify any candidates who may give cause for concern in relation to learner safety.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications. If you are viewing this vacancy through any job board then please go to our website www.yorkcollege.ac.uk/job-vacancies and apply using our application form.

Most correspondence regarding vacancies will be sent via email, so please check your emails regularly for updates on your application. We would also advise to check your junk/spam folder as some emails may end up here depending on your mail provider settings.

Closing date: 11 October 2023 (9am)
Interviews:  24 October 2023

We are deeply committed to diversity and inclusion and wish to have a diverse workforce. We positively welcome applicants from all under-represented groups, including minority ethnic groups and those with disabilities. We are proud to be affiliated to the Black Leadership Group (BLG).

As an employer we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff.  York College has signed up to the ‘Mindful Employer’ charter for employers who are positive about mental health.  We are also a certified Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident is a government scheme designed to encourage employers to recruit and retain disabled people and those with health conditions.