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Faculty Assistant

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

Are you a determined administrator seeking your next challenge?

The Faculty Assistant provides a broad range of administrative support, including as course administrator for teaching on degree and other programmes. Providing assistance to assigned faculty whilst working closely with members of the administrative team, within and outside the department to provide a high-quality experience to students, faculty and staff.

Their research covers all aspects of Finance, including Financial Regulation, Corporate Finance, Portfolio Investments, Capital Markets, Fixed-Income, Derivative Instruments, Household Finance, and Mergers and Corporate Re-Organisations.

Please note, this is a 7 Month FTC and during the probation period this role will require full on-site attendance. Thereafter, this role will be based on-campus 3 days per week.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide timely and accurate administrative support for all Degree Education and PhD courses offered by the department.
  • Liaise with the Central Services team and Programme Offices to ensure efficient and accurate processing of grades, the administration of elective course examinations and all other elements of assessment.
  • Coordinate all areas of course administration including organising room bookings, catering and events, organising of speakers, gifts, catering.
  • Provide secretarial support for assigned faculty members and academic visitors utilising office systems and Microsoft Office.
  • Diary Management, scheduling meetings and making travel arrangements for faculty members and visitors.
  • Responsible for organising events, such as the annual Recruitment and Research Seminars as well as providing administrative support for Academic conferences.
  • Liaise across the School to ensure the smooth delivery of activities, enabling an excellent student and stakeholder experience.

Who we are looking for

  • A confident IT user, competent in use of databases, spreadsheets, as well as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Commitment to providing an outstanding level of customer service.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
  • Skilled in handling a busy workload, prioritising multiple deadlines, and demonstrating a proven ability to use initiative.
  • Proven ability to have successful interactions with individuals at all levels: experience of working with senior executives, support staff, as well as working within a team.
  • Social media skills, experience of working on process improvements, and experience of working in Higher Education are all desirable.

Why London Business School

London Business School; a global and vibrant business community based in two of the world’s most dynamic cities, London and Dubai. It’s where extraordinary minds and diverse perspectives connect, to have a profound impact on the way the world does business and the way business impacts the world. We offer best in class hybrid learning to our students and participants, whilst creating a flexible, supportive and dynamic working environment for our people to excel in, whatever their location.

What you can expect from us

  • Generous annual leave of 27 days plus extra between Christmas and New Year
  • Automatic enrolment to a fantastic workplace pension scheme
  • Free onsite gym and swimming pool
  • Amazing range of professional development to support your career path
  • Enhanced cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing offering to support your physical, mental and financial health
  • Up to 5 days volunteering leave or parent /carer emergency leave

All enjoyed in a Smart (hybrid) Working environment so we’re looking forward to discussing how, where and when you might work best to deliver in your new role.

Our commitment to driving inclusion and belonging

We are a globally reaching institution, committed to creating tangible and sustainable change in driving inclusion & belonging within our School, education and society at large. We are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone in our community feels they belong and thrive. This is a key school priority, and we want everyone who joins LBS to feel respected, welcomed, and heard.

Please note we start screening CVs and interviewing candidates from the start of a campaign. A successful candidate could progress to offer before the advertised closing date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible if you are interested in any roles.

Closing date - 13th June2024

London Business School

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