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Administrative Assistants Required at the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing

Administrative Assistants Required at the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing

The ISTD is seeking to appoint two enthusiastic and motivated administrative assistants for two busy departments of the society. The ISTD is one of the world’s leading dance examination boards, encompassing a wide and diverse range of dance genres. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing organisation.

International Examinations Department

Examinations Administrator - Duties include maintaining databases and liaising with teachers and examiners based around the globe.  The successful candidate will have good organisational, communication and computer skills, coupled with a friendly personality and a ‘can-do’ attitude.

This is a full-time, permanent position with a salary of £18,500 p.a.

To apply please submit a copy of your CV and detailed covering letter explaining how your skills and experience match the position advertised via email to Robert Fox at     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Examinations Administrator

Responsible to: Head of Department International Examinations

Main Purpose of Job: To process examination paperwork and despatch timetables, results, awards and certificates in the delivery of examinations to meet the needs of members/teachers outside of the United Kingdom, whilst dealing with queries throughout the examination process

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  1. Provide support to the Examinations Officers in the administrative processes required for organising and planning of practical dance examinations, ensuring that all candidates are registered, timetables are checked processed and despatched, returned reports are logged and processed, and all awards are despatched.
  2. Respond to queries before and after examinations from Members/teachers, as well as from other ISTD departments, in a timely and professional manner within agreed performance standards.
  3. Make the necessary checks to ensure the probity of any requests, ie candidate registration requests, check age restriction, investigating requests for amendment or duplicate certificates, etc.
  4. Maintain any databases or recording systems accurately and efficiently, and provide data/information as requested by colleagues and internal customers.
  5. Carry out any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of Department including providing cover elsewhere as required.
  6. Processing examiner claims, taking payments and dealing with purchase orders. 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential

  • Clear verbal and written communications skills in English, with a demonstrable awareness and understanding of the potential impacts of language and cultural differences in the delivery of a good service
  • Proven administrative ability, with experience of processing data accurately and demonstrating excellent attention to detail, while multi-tasking and meeting deadlines
  • Good awareness of time zones and knowledge of global geography sufficient to offer practical suggestions/solutions to queries and difficulties raised with them.
  • Excellent keyboard skills and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Willing and able to work on their own initiative, while remaining aware of own limitations and when they should ask for help
  • Proven experience of working effectively within a team to deliver excellent customer service
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including using databases and researching the Internet
  • Attitude of personal responsibility and accountability and a flexible and ‘can-do’ attitude towards the workplace
  • Must be numerate

Desirable

  • Desirable: experience of working within a dance, awarding body, or examinations environment
  • Desirable: ability to speak another language, relevant to the areas where the ISTD provides a service

 

Education & Training Department

Education & Training Assistant - Duties include participating and supporting all Education & Training events including taking course bookings, preparing resource materials and liaising with delegates and tutors.  The successful candidate will have good organisational, communication and computer skills, coupled with a friendly personality and a proven interest in the arts. The Education and & Training Department offers a broad range of professional development services and opportunities for further learning.

This is a full-time, permanent position with a salary of £18,500 p.a.

To apply please submit a copy of your CV and detailed covering letter explaining how your skills and experience match the position advertised via email to Louise Molton  at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Education & Training Assistant

Responsible to: Professional Development Manager

Main Purpose of Job: The focus of the post is to provide administrative support to the Education and Training Department as needed.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

These services may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Provide administrative support to the Department, supporting the planning and delivery of courses and events in order to ensure that they run effectively and efficiently, that all materials are produced as needed, and that all bookings and incoming and outgoing payments are logged and processed in accordance with the Society’s requirements.
  2. Respond to queries before and after events/courses from delegates, tutors and the membership, as well as from other ISTD departments, in a timely and professional manner within agreed standards.
  3. Support the Professional Development Manager to perform routine and ad hoc customer engagement/communication activities within agreed timescales.  Ensure the availability and distribution of promotional materials to the membership, and the receipt and collation of evaluation feedback.
  4. Take part in careers fairs, summer schools, exhibitions and events as required, supporting provision of materials, and delegate registration and support.
  5. Issue certification/proof of attendance to delegates in order to comply with Continuous Professional Development requirements, to identified timescales.
  6. Maintain the departmental pages of the ISTD website, any databases, filing systems or recording systems accurately and efficiently, and provide data/ information as requested by colleagues and internal customers.
  7. Support the organisation with general reception and telephone duties as required.
  8. Carry out any other reasonable duties as required by the Professional Development Manager, Head of Department or Executive Management. 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential

  • Clear verbal and written communications skills in English, in particular in dealing efficiently and competently with telephone and electronic queries from customers.
  • Proven administrative ability, with experience of processing data accurately and demonstrating excellent attention to detail while multi-tasking and meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrable experience of working in an accurate, organised and methodical fashion to tight timescales.
  • Excellent keyboard skills and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Willing and able to work on their own initiative, while remaining aware of own limitations and when to ask for help.
  • Proven experience of working effectively in a team to deliver excellent customer service.
  • Attitude of personal responsibility and accountability and a flexible and ‘can-do’ attitude towards the workplace

Desirable                                                                               

Previous experience of working within a dance, dance education or training environment, or similar. 

Closing date for both applications: 14th January 2018

Interviews are scheduled to be held 24™, 25th and 26th January 2018