Leeds College of Art has played a central role in providing specialist education in the arts for over 170 years and has developed a national and international reputation based on the achievements of our students. This is an exciting and dynamic time in our strategic development as we have applied for university title and will become the first specialist arts university in the North.
This vacancy has arisen following the retirement of the current post holder. The Principal’s Secretary provides a comprehensive, proactive and professional administrative support for the Principal and the other 3 members of the Senior Management Team, working closely with a secretary to the Principalship. You would be responsible for the coordination of events run by the Principal’s Office, and for assisting with other events and activities organised by other departments. The effective provision of support for the Principal’s office involves liaison with a wide range of external bodies, often at very senior level, and the co-ordination of information from across the institution.
The successful candidate must have previous experience of working in a PA role, possess substantial secretarial and clerical skills and be able to maintain high levels of accuracy in their work. They must also be able to demonstrate an attention to detail, particularly in diary and contact management and as a result possess excellent administrative, IT and organisational skills. A full list of the essential criteria that the successful candidate will need to demonstrate can be found in the job description.
Interview date: Thursday 6th July 2017
Leeds College of Art is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect our staff to share this commitment.