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Office Coordinator

Contract Type
Fixed Term
Administration, Education
£30,451 pa inclusive
Expiry Date
The Department is seeking a highly committed and motivated Office Coordinator to work with the Departmental Programmes administrative team, Finance and Research Administrator, and the Events and Communications Officer.

Job Description

The Department of Statistics has an international reputation for development of statistical methodology that has grown from its long history of active contributions to research and teaching in statistics for the social sciences. We are a growing department, currently with twenty four permanent academic faculty, three research staff, and five professional services staff, as well as a large team of Graduate Teaching Assistants.


The post holder will need to have excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to deal with people at all levels and strong IT skills.  Previous experience working in a Higher Education setting is essential. 


The post holder will provide professional administrative support to two Programme Administrators, the Finance and Research Administrator, Events and Communications Officer, Department Manager, the Teaching Committee and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committees, as well as academic staff members.


The elements of the role require a high level of planning and organising your workload, and balancing the needs of individuals whilst managing their expectations. Experience and knowledge of maintaining websites and of organising seminars or events is 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 19th November 2017 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.