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Why are you the best candidate for the role of University Administrator, and what can you bring to the team?
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We would expect the candidate to confirm their strengths and experiences to date. The candidate will pitch how they will fit in with the team. "I am the best candidate for the University Administrator role as I am a team player, approachable, organised, have a keen eye for detail, am adaptable meaning I can multi-task while keeping things on track to achieve key deadlines and most of all love all things administration. With all this in mind, I will be there to pick up on anything that comes in last minute without getting flustered and ensure that I always play my part in ensuring as a Department we always meet our targets and work activities."
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"I am the best candidate for the University Administrator role as I am a team player, approachable, organised, have a keen eye for detail, am adaptable meaning I can multi-task while keeping things on track to achieve key deadlines and most of all love all things administration. With all this in mind, I will be there to pick up on anything that comes in last minute without getting flustered and ensure that I always play my part in ensuring as a Department we always meet our targets and work activities."

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Why are you the best candidate for the role of University Administrator, and what can you bring to the team?
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I am experienced in handling student enquiries through previous roles. 1. I'm an active listener and ask the right questions to get the root of an enquiry. 2. I communicate clearly and politely, and give relevant and helpful info in logical steps 3. I am a good problem solver 4. I'm self motivated 5. I deliver excellent customer service.
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I am quick at learning new skills and adapting to changes. I am skilled and qualified for the job.
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My qualifications aside, we share identical values.
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Because I am passionate, committed, hardworking and I can promise I will not let you down but will be a huge asset.
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I have breadth and depth in neuroscience, pharmacology, CNS disease. I have experience with clinical, translation, and basic research. I possess a Certificate in Management and other training, and have held leadership/admin positions in research. I have also worked in both the private sector and academic sectors that include Pharma, Biotech, and university, and hospital settings. I have wanted to transition to admin for several years. I am enthusiastic about this transition. I also see it as an opportunity to use my creativity.
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I have over 20 years experience and believe that I am good at my job, I deliver, I am flexible and academics are aware of this.
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My skills and capability are well developed and address the selection criteria for the role. I would bring an enthusiastic and motivated personality to the role.
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My extensive project and administration skills, my understanding that the role will require additional learning and thaat I have the drive and ambition to complete these learnings to enhance the role and deliver exceptional outcomes in project management and administration.
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I have all kind of academic experience and can contribute a departmental life in many ways.
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As a postgraduate administrator. I was put to the test by my line manager within few months l have just taken the post, when my colleague became ill and have to be rushed to the hospital in the night. As the student induction and enrolment was the next day I managed to enrolled the students by reorganising the time slot. After that l was given the staff recognising award of the year. So l think my experience will help in this position as the university administrator.
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Iam a fast learner, hard working person, always looking for the new things to learn and th experience also I like to socialize with different types of people.