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Student & Programme Administration Assistant

Student Administration - School of Life Science and the Environment

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £22,226 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 21 August 2022
Reference:  0722-297-R

Part-Time, Permanent- 28 hours per week

Applications are invited for the post of Student and Programme Administrative Assistant in the School of Life Sciences and the Environment.

This post will fill an existing role within the growing School of Life Sciences and the Environment, home to the departments of Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Geography, Health Studies, and Psychology. 

The role will require superb organisational skills, attention to detail, and good communication. We are looking for someone who is equally comfortable working independently under their own initiative, and also as part of a large team of colleagues. You will have the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and flexibility in undertaking additional or alternative tasks as needs arise.

You will need to be comfortable with Microsoft software such as Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams, with a particular ability to perform basic functions and data manipulation within Microsoft Excel. 

You will have particular responsibility for ensuring the accurate and timely administrative support of the student assessments such as coursework and exams. You will service meetings such as the Student Staff Committee and support the department assessment boards. You will work with academic colleagues from within the School and administrative colleagues from the professional services across the college. 

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

- Generous annual leave entitlement

- Training and development opportunities

-  Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 

- Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 

- Free parking on site.  

The College has adopted hybrid working for some roles and so some remote working would be possible for this role.

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Lucy Davidson via email to 

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0722-297-R

Closing Date:   Midnight, 21 August 2022

Interview Date: 30 August 2022 

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.



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