Generalist Administrator

Job Type
Job Category
Employment Basis
Salary Range
19,376 - 21,737 (subject to skills and experience)
Closing Date

Outstanding Facilities – Outstanding Opportunities

The Orbital South Colleges Group, which consists of East Surrey College (Redhill) and John Ruskin College (Croydon), is committed to achieving excellence for all our students.  Inspirational teaching and the dedication of all our staff supports the continuing growth of our student success. 


We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic General Administrator to provide an effective administrative and secretarial service to Departmental Management teams.  There will be a requirement for the post holder to work flexibly and ensure that there is appropriate cover provided according to the demands of the service.


As a Generalist Administrator you will work closely with the Head of Department, assisting them with the general departmental organisation, collating retention data, arranging meetings, managing diaries, developing and maintaining effective filing systems and responding to queries with a professional and timely manner.


The successful candidate must have:

  • Advanced Excel skills (with the ability to use Pivot tables, V Look ups, formatting and formulas etc)
  • Excellent knowledge of other Microsoft Office packages (in particular Outlook, Word and Powerpoint)
  • A strong background in providing administrative support
  • Knowledge of effective administration processes and procedures


You will also have strong interpersonal, communication and organisation skills as well as the ability to work calmly under pressure at busy times.


Closing Date:      Sunday 2nd February 2020*


If this sounds like you and you will enjoy working in a friendly, fast paced, changing environment with state of the art facilities, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer a competitive salary, as well as staff benefits such a choice of two excellent pension schemes, life assurance, free onsite parking and access to our fully equipped gym along with discounted in house Spa and Salon treatments. 


At East Surrey College we are committed to Equal Opportunities, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population. We are also committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.