Senior Research Administrator Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £29,762 to £35,308 plus £5269 London weighting per annum Contract Type: Fixed Term - 23 months Release Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023 Closing Date: Tuesday 10 October 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 4108-E
The Institute for Lifecourse Development (ILD) in the Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences is seeking to appoint an experienced administrator to provide a high standard of support to the Institute for Lifecourse Development as well Faculty staff and students.
The Senior Research Administrator will work with The Institute for Lifecourse Development (ILD) in the Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences.
We are looking for someone with proven administrative experience, preferably in a large and complex organisation - ideally within higher education. You will need to possess strong communication skills with the ability to build strong and positive working relationships with administrative and academic colleagues. You must have excellent organisational skills and be able to plan and prioritise a busy schedule of work in order to achieve objectives. You should have strong IT skills and enjoy multi-tasking, having several complex projects on the go at any one time. Your track record should include skills in managing budgets, using records systems and databases, together with a commitment to continuous improvement and solving challenges through innovation. Great problem solving and decision-making skills are crucial alongside accuracy and an eye for detail.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone who likes variety, has the ability to work well under pressure and is good at multitasking, and would like to build on their administrative experience.
If you would like an informal discussion about this position please contact the Deputy Director of the ILD Professor Claire Monks on [email protected]
Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on [email protected]
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Senior Research Administrator
University of Greenwich
September 13, 2023
October 10, 2023
About the employer
The University of Greenwich was established in 1890 at Woolwich Polytechnic and received its first CGLI certificate in 1892. In 1992, the institution gained the status of a university and was renamed as the University of Greenwich. Over the years, the university has made its place among the top academic institutions in the world. It has gained the accreditations of many prestigious organizations like CIPD, APS, and AMBA.
Notably, the University of Greenwich has three campuses. Two of these campuses, Avery Hill Campus and Greenwich Campus, are located in London while the third campus, Medway Campus, is located in Kent, England. The Greenwich campus is the university's home campus and has the Stock well Street Building that houses TV and film studios, a library, and high-tech editing suites. Also, the social and teaching spaces of the campus are located in the £25-million Dreadnought Building. The Avery Hill campus has excellent sports and teaching facilities with four clinical skills labs, two weather-proof sports pitches, a sports hall, a huge lecture theatre, and a gym. The Medway campus has many study facilities like an 8,000-m2 lab, the Drill Hall Library, residential facilities, and a student hub.
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