Jobs at Goldsmiths

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Personal Assistant - Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance

Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance
Vacancy Type
Full Time
30,133 - 33,294
Actual Hours
Interview Date
8th May 2024
Contact Details
Annie Guo
Posted Date
Closing Date
Ref No

About The Department

Goldsmiths Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance is not only a part of the Goldsmiths academic life, it is also part of a network of over 500 Confucius Institutes globally. Its partner institution is the renowned Beijing Dance Academy. Goldsmiths Confucius Institute has the honour of the being the first Confucius Institute in the world, which is dedicated to dance and the performing arts. 

Goldsmiths Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance has two main aims, Academic Chinese language teaching and Chinese studies; and Chinese performing arts and culture. 

The Department is staffed a range of teachers, teaching assistants, and administrative staff; the current Director is Ms. Annie Guo. As the Department will handles not only the administration of its various courses but also on relevant events, we often must work under considerable pressure to meet internal and external deadlines; but the atmosphere is friendly and the work is satisfying and engaging, this post will appeal to anyone who relishes the challenge of working in a busy, lively and stimulating environment.

About The Role

The post holder will assist the department Director with their varied workload, which includes not only Personal Assistant duties (including proofing documents and emails, processing receipts and invoices, organising meeting papers and agendas, taking minutes, etc.), but also providing broader assistance on the Director’s cross-departmental and college-level work and commitments. The post holder will also, where appropriate, assist with the general administration of the department such as ordering supplies and stationary, arranging transport for events, liaising with IT and Estates for technical and maintenance issues, providing support for departmental events, etc. 

About The Candidate

The successful candidate must meet the essential criteria listed in the job description as they are the minimum requirements for the role. Additionally, the desirable criteria are attributes that would enhance the candidate's effectiveness in the position.