We are seeking to appoint a motivated and approachable individual to join our small team providing administrative support for the School’s research activity.
Research is a key element of our faculty’s work and we offer a proactive range of support to them from helping to secure funding for research to managing their grants and hiring a research assistant. This post will, therefore, offer a broad range of research administration experience as well as specific training that will be an excellent foundation for a longer-term career in research administration at the University. Reporting to the School’s Research Manager, you will work as part of the Research Office team within Faculty Services located at the School’s Park End Street site. You will provide an essential range of administrative support for faculty, researchers and staff, working closely with colleagues in other departmental teams and in the wider university.
You will have an understanding of, or interest in, research administration, ‘can do’ attitude, enjoy a varied workload and interactions with a range of professional and academic staff, and will be adaptable in managing time sensitive work alongside longer term projects.
To be considered you will be educated to A-Level standard or equivalent with excellent numerical/financial skills and the ability to manipulate and present data using spreadsheets. You will have strong attention to detail; competence in drafting, proofing, formatting and accuracy of information in relation to both documents and office processes. Strong organisational skills, and a proven ability to work independently, to take initiative, to anticipate and plan, and to manage and prioritise own workload together with proven ability to meet multiple work deadlines simultaneously, while working in a busy office environment, for example to deliver event support, and to provide information for the team to meet funder and internal deadlines.
Further information on this role and how to apply can be found in the job description.
The closing date for applications is Monday 25 October at 12.00 noon.