School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Staff Profile

Kimberly O'Brien

Operations Assistant



Kimberly joined Newcastle University as an Operations Assistant in December 2019.

Roles and Responsibilities

My role as Operations Assistant includes acting as PA to the Head of School and School Manager. I am responsible for responding to a wide variety of queries from both staff and students. I assist with preparations for various events, organising travel bookings as well as creating and confirming orders. 

I provide administrative support to the Athena Swan Committee and School Executive Board Committee. 

My work also involves working on the Student Leadership Programme and overseeing our Virtual Cafe Leaders in their roles. My role also involves making updates to our internal and external websites, alongside working on our School's social media updates.


MSc Industrial and Commercial Biotechnology, Newcastle University

BSc (Hons) Biology, Newcastle University