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Executive Assistant
Jodrell Bank, Cheshire

Job reference: CIX-15109

Location: Jodrell Bank, Cheshire

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 29/01/2020

Salary: £23,754 to £26,715 per annum pro rata (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Cultural Institutions

Division: Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Hours per week: 21 Hours

Contract Duration: Not specified

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is one of the University of Manchester's cultural institutions and is dedicated to engaging audiences with the science, culture, and history of Jodrell Bank Observatory via its extensive exhibitions and award-winning programme of education, events and festivals.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Executive Assistant on a part-time basis to join our team at this exciting time as the centre embarks on a new period of major development.

You will be based at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre in Cheshire and will be an integral part of the team, closely supporting our Director, Deputy Director, and Senior Management Team.

This position would suit someone who already has some similar experience within the higher education, cultural heritage or science engagement sector. You will have experience of providing executive support at senior level, be discrete, highly organised and self-motivated with excellent communication skills, and an ability to deal with a wide range of people.

The Discovery Centre is rurally located, 20 miles south of Manchester, and applicants will need their own means of transportation in order to travel to and from work. 

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.


Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.


Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Lorna Harper


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004


This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.


Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


The closing date for this job has now passed.