Higher Education Professionals required! £12ph - £19ph plus holiday pay

  • Job Reference: 00000742-1
  • Date Posted: 28 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Gray & Associates
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £12.00 to £19.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Higher Education & Charity
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Contact: Leanne Sangster
  • Email: recruitment@grayagency.com

Job Description

Higher Education Professionals required! £12ph - £19ph plus holiday pay

Hybrid roles, located in various Universities in the London area


We are currently seeking experienced and dedicated individuals to join our Higher Education temp team! As a member of our administrative team, you will play a crucial role in supporting the smooth functioning of the departments and contributing to the overall success of the students and faculty.



  • Provide comprehensive administrative support to academic departments, ensuring efficient operations and effective communication within the department and with other university stakeholders.
  • Manage student records, including admissions, registrations, course enrolments, and graduation processes, while ensuring compliance with university policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate class scheduling and room assignments, taking into consideration faculty availability, student needs, and resource allocation.
  • Support faculty recruitment processes, including preparing job postings, coordinating interview schedules, and assisting with onboarding new faculty members.
  • Assist in the coordination of academic events, such as conferences, seminars, and workshops, by managing logistics, registrations, and participant communications.
  • Collaborate with other administrative units, such as finance, human resources, and IT, to ensure smooth coordination of administrative functions and timely resolution of issues.
  • Respond to enquiries from students, faculty, and other stakeholders, providing accurate information and exceptional customer service.
  • Assist in the preparation of departmental budgets, tracking expenditures, and processing financial transactions.
  • Maintain and update departmental websites, bulletin boards, and other communication platforms to ensure accurate and timely information for students and faculty.
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives, identify opportunities to streamline administrative procedures, and implement best practices.



  • Proven experience in higher education administration.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data management and record-keeping.
  • Proficiency in using administrative software, databases, and MS Office applications.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of higher education policies, regulations, and academic processes.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and maintain a high level of professionalism.
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • A commitment to providing outstanding service and support to students, faculty, and staff.


At Gray & Associates, we value the contributions of our temporary administrative staff in creating a positive and productive environment for students and faculty members. Join our team and be a part of our mission to provide exceptional education and support to the academic community.


Gray & Associates is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.