Factors to consider when thinking about a career in Administration:

  • spans all sectors and open to graduates from all degree disciplines.
  • many jobs are generic in nature and require a raft of key, transferable skills.
  • others may require some specific skills or knowledge related to the work environment.
  • typical job titles may include:  Arts Administrator, Civil Service Administrator, Company Secretary,  Education Administrator, Health Service Manager, Risk Manager, Local Government Officer, Office Administrator, Personal Assistant, Secretary/Administrator, Industry & Commerce Business Support functions.

Each section below gives you links to information on specific career areas – work activities, related professional bodies, employers/job search and other relevant information.  Also use the links listed in some of the other Careers A-Z pages – eg Civil Service and Local Government.

Related links

Getting started

Professional bodies

Employers and vacancy sources