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Administration Assistant

Edge Hill Sport

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £20,092 to £21,686 per annum pro rata
Post Type:  Part Time
Hours Per Week:  20
Work Pattern:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Closing Date:  Sunday 21 August 2022
Reference:  EHA0010-0722

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an Administration Assistant working within Edge Hill Sport.

You will be responsible for carrying out administrative tasks across a wide range of functions within Edge Hill Sport. The two main focuses are to co-ordinate the centres bookings and events, and to administrate financial processes including the Centres banking procedures and membership Direct Debit processing.   

About You

As Administration Assistant you will, be able to work well on your own initiative to organise and prioritise your work effectively to meet deadlines, working flexibility to resolve issues without direct supervision. You will have experience in administrative duties and will have a good attention to detail. 

We are looking for a team player who is approachable and personable with excellent communication skills.


You will benefit from 22 days annual leave plus 13 bank holidays inclusive of University closure days per annum. We aim to provide our staff with a positive work life balance and have a range of schemes in place to support this. Your continued professional development is as important to us as it is to you, and we demonstrate this through our investment in your CPD activity. 

You will be automatically enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme and have access to our staff benefits platform, which provides you with discounts across the high street to help you save money on your everyday spending such as supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more. We also offer discounted membership to our state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities.

About Us

Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

You’ll be working for a multi award-winning institution that has been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and shortlisted for the overall UK University of the Year award. Edge Hill has also recently been awarded University of the Year in the Educate North Awards (2021) in recognition of our continued commitment to deliver an exceptional student experience and the exceptional progress we have made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months, while placing students at the heart of everything we do.

The University has judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, you may wish to contact: Janine Hargreaves-Brady, Customer Services Manager at 

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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