Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Senior Administrator (Reseach and Innovation Services) (0.6FTE / 22.2 hours per week)

Senior Administrator (Reseach and Innovation Services) (0.6FTE / 22.2 hours per week)

Research And Innovation Services Professional & Business Support Grade 5 - £25,742 to £29,605 (pro rata) per annum, dependent on experience (fixed term until 30/09/27)

Sheffield Hallam University is a partner in the ‘Next Generation Research SuperVision Project (RSVP): Transforming the culture of doctoral supervision and education'. The project aims to review, shape and enhance the supervision of postgraduate research students in higher education institutions.

This new role is based in the Doctoral School Team in Research and Innovation Services. We are looking to appoint a Senior Administrator who will provide support for a range of project activities including events, communications and project support. The role will involve collaborative working with staff across the partner organisations and other key audiences.

You will support and coordinate various activities including organising meetings, workshops and events; internal and external communications; collating information and data; reviews of policies and processes. This is not an exhaustive list, and it is expected that you will be responsible for related activities commensurate with the level of the role and nature of the project.

You should have experience of working independently and carrying out a range of administration activities; of arranging and supporting meetings, projects and associated activities; and of working effectively in an environment of complex regulations and procedures.

For this job we particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic applicants who are underrepresented in this area/ this type of job at Sheffield Hallam

Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status

The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international applicants in this role

Contact Person : Sara Smith Contact Number : Date Advertised : 21-Mar-2024 Closing Date : 15-Apr-2024 Location : City Employment Type : Fixed Term - Part Time Job number : 105305

Job details


Senior Administrator (Reseach and Innovation Services) (0.6FTE / 22.2 hours per week)


Sheffield Hallam University


United Kingdom


March 22, 2024

Application deadline

April 15, 2024

Job type



Business and Economics

About the employer

Sheffield Hallam University is located in Sheffield, South Yorkshire in England. This is one of the biggest and the most diverse of the universities in England. The university is sprawled over two locations. They have a city campus that is situated in the city center near the Sheffield Railway Station and the collegiate campus is almost 2 miles away in the Broomhall Estate off Ecclesall Road in south-west Sheffield. They are the 11th biggest university in the UK, out of a total of 167 having 30,815 students, out of which 4,400 are international and 4,494 are the staff. There are 708 courses.

The former names of the university were Sheffield Polytechnic and Sheffield City Polytechnic. The university endowment is 0.52 million Pounds as of 2015. The Chancellor of the university is Helena Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws. The Vice-chancellor is Chris Husbands. Out of the total student strength, 24,455 were undergraduates, as of 2016-2017, and 6,365 were postgraduates. The university is associated with the Association of Commonwealth universities.

There are many research centers and the faculties have been divided into four parts, namely the faculty of Science, Technology and Arts (STA), Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH), Faculty of Health and wellbeing (HWB) and Sheffield Business School (SBS). They have 30 centers for research, including the Art and Design Research Centre and Biomedical Research Centre, among others. Helena Kennedy is the present Chancellor who is also a broadcaster, barrister, and the life peer of the House of Lords. SHU is the leading partner for Higher Futures, the Lifelong Learning Network (LLN) for Southern Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire.

There are many notable alumni, including Kid Acne, who is a musician and artist, Roma Bubuniak, who is an artist. The notable staff includes Alison Adam, who is the professor of society, technology and science and I.M Dharmadasa, who is an applied researcher and physicist specializing in low in cost solar cells.

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