Administrative Officer University College London

University College London

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  • £34,605 – £39,980 a year

Job type

  • Permanent
  • Full-time


12 Queen Square, London


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  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan

Full job description


Ref Number
Professional Expertise
Administration and Business Support
Working Pattern
Full time
Contract Type
Working Type
On site (> 80% of working time)
Available For Secondment
Closing Date


About us


The Slade School of Fine Art is an art school where staff and students approach contemporary art practice, and the history and theories that inform it through experimentation, imagination and research-oriented practice.

The Slade is a department of University College London (UCL) led by Mary Evans. It has a lively and dynamic practice led research culture. Staff are practising artists, writers and theorists with significant research outputs and exhibition profiles, actively involved in research and teaching.


About the role


The Administrative Officer will carry out a range of administrative tasks and be a point of contact for staff and students, ensuring the smooth running of the general administrative operations within the Slade Office.

The candidate will also provide personal assistant (PA) support to the Slade Director (Head of Department).

The role is hybrid and during term-time requires on-campus working for four days a week.


Please note, this role is not eligible for visa sponsorship and we will not be able to consider your application if you do not currently have right to work in the UK.


About you


The successful candidate will be educated to a minimum of A Level standard or equivalent professional experience and have experience of providing PA/administrative support including managing an inbox and a diary. They will also have experience of implementing/maintaining efficient office systems and procedures.

The candidate will have good oral and written communication skills and the ability to listen and speak with clarity to all colleagues, staff, students and partners. They will have strong organisational skills and be able to manage conflicting priorities and deadlines of a busy and varied workload with high level of accuracy. The candidate will also be able to take accurate minutes and have an understanding of the requirements of committee servicing.

Your Application

Candidates must attach a CV and complete a covering letter in the application form. The CV can be attached as a separate document.

The covering letter must be completed in the online application itself and additional boxes can be added to increase the word limit. The covering letter should address why you are interested in the post, how you fulfil the criteria listed in the person specification and why you would like to work at the Slade. Please start your cover letter in the “Free Form Cover Letter” section and continue on in the “Questionnaire” section

Please do not attach the covering letter as a separate document as this will not be visible to the shortlisting panel.

Please note: the covering letter is an essential part of the application process and will be used alongside the CV for the purposes of shortlisting.


What we offer


As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents we also offer some great benefits some of which are below:

  • 41 Days holiday (including 27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days)
  • Hybrid Final Salary Pension Scheme;
  • Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan;
  • On-Site nursery;
  • On-site gym;
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay;
  • Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service;
  • Discounted medical insurance.

Visit to find out more.

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy, please click on the “Apply Now” button.

If you have any questions about the vacancy, the application process or any reasonable adjustments, please contact Manpreet Karir (Senior HR and Finance Officer) at


Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong.

We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce.

These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women.

You can read more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion here:

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Ethan Anderson

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