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Hellenic Observatory Administrator

London School of Economics
Contract Type
Fixed Term
£25,181 to £28,304
Expiry Date
The Hellenic Observatory is a research unit based in the LSE’s European Institute.

Job Description

The Hellenic Observatory was set up in October 1996. Its aim is to promote the study of contemporary Greece and Cyprus via research-related activities, and a public events programme related to these.



The Administrator’s main duties include the provision of administrative support to the HO team, being first point of contact for external enquiries and responsibility for general office duties. Assisting with the HO events programme, the visiting fellowship programme and coordinating the termly planning meetings and minute taking.


Candidates should have


Extensive experience in office administration 
Excellent IT skills
Experience of working in a busy office environment.
Experience in copy-editing and production of publications.
Fluent knowledge of Greek both written and spoken.
A first or second university degree in a relevant discipline such as the social sciences or humanities would be desirable


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email


The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 26 August 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


Interviews and skills test will be held w/c 10 September 2018.