Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor Job in London at Royal College of Art –

The Royal College of Art is the UK’s only entirely postgraduate institution of art and design, dedicated to teaching, research and knowledge exchange with industry. The RCA has been ranked the number one university-level institution for art and design, internationally, for the eighth consecutive year according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022.

Purpose of the post:
To direct and manage the Vice-Chancellor’s time in the most effective and efficient manner, ensuring that the most pressing and strategic issues are prioritised above issues which should be directed to other members of the senior team. To oversee the work of the Vice-Chancellor’s Office, ensuring the provision of a professional and efficient service to the executive and to external and internal stakeholders.

This role will require a confident, highly organised and experienced individual to take control of diaries, manage workflow, action emails, and keep track of actions and deadlines to ensure the most effective use of the Vice Chancellor’s time. The postholder will need to be unflappable when working to tight deadlines and also be able to multitask, anticipating needs and juggling competing priorities. Separating the wheat from the chaff will become second nature, as the postholder recognises what is not necessary or appropriate for the Vice Chancellor to get drawn into. The postholder will be dealing with highly confidential materials, relating to HR, finance, governmental affairs, and matters relating to Council, the College’s governing body. They must remain discreet and maintain absolute confidentiality over such matters.

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Company: Royal College of Art –

Company Location:  London

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