Administrative Assistant (Education)


Secretary to the EMS Coordinators Liaison Group

a) Prepare & distribute agendas, papers and minutes, in accordance with agreed house style, procedures and timetables, produce papers and reports for own area of work, and ensure that papers produced by others are included on the agenda & intranet according to agreed deadlines.

Supporting the Education Team in the implementation of administrative systems

  • Register new and overseas graduates for the Professional Development Phase
  • Print and distribute certificates of completion for the Professional Development Phase
  • Send out information to PDP participants and their mentors
  • Produce and send CPD audit reminders and undertake other follow up actions as requested
  • Assist with processing annual fees, producing appropriate chase-up letters
  • Manage the Education enquiry email box and send out careers information in response to requests.
  • Organise and produce agendas for team meetings
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of electronic and paper-based filing and database systems for the Education Department
  • Contribute to developing and reviewing systems and procedures within the department
  • Provide information and advice to external enquirers in connection with own area ofwork, as well as other work of the Education Department
  • Keep up to date with issues affecting veterinary education & training, and policy developments in the College generally, and contribute to departmental discussions on developing procedures and day-to-day operational issues
  • Contribute to the work of the Education Department by undertaking other duties that may be required to support the team

The role of the RCVS

We aim to enhance society through improved animal health and welfare. We do this by setting, upholding and advancing the educational, ethical and clinical standards of veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses.

Essential experience and qualities:

* Ability to organise and prioritise work to meet deadlines

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Ability to work accurately and pay attention to detail

* Experience of working as part of a team and willingness to provide support to colleagues

* Experience of responding to enquiries

* Ability to research information

* Competence in the use of a variety of IT systems, including databases

Desirable experience and skills:

* Experience of working with committees

* Familiarity with the veterinary sector

* Willingness to learn

The College offers a range of excellent staff benefits including flexible working and we are committed to living by our cultural values and continuing to be a Great Place to Work.

Please send CV and attach a covering letter if you would like to apply for the role

The RCVS is an equal opportunities employer and Stonewall Diversity Champion

Required skills

  • Administrative
  • Databases
  • Microsoft Office
  • Organisational Skills
  • Multitasking Skills

Reference: 33477161

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