Administrator x 2

University College London - UCL Office of the Vice-Provost (Research)

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6. The salary range will be £27,545 - £32,281 per annum. Appointments are usually made at the bottom of the scale, inclusive of London Allowance.

The post holders will join a team that supports the Vice-Provost (Research), the Pro-Vice Provost (Doctoral School), Directors of Research Facilitation, Coordination and Planning, the Director of Grand Challenges and Cross-Disciplinary Development and several other senior academic and professional service staff in the OVPR. The post holders will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day administration of the department and sub-areas of activity (e.g. the Doctoral School, Public Policy, etc.). Duties will include diary management, arranging meetings and minute taking, logistical support with events, dealing with correspondence, responsibility for filing and other administrative support. Examples of these roles will include some of the following activities: providing support for Grand Challenges and UCL cross-disciplinary research initiatives; support for research grant initiatives; support for areas relating to REF and Research Integrity; support for OVPR-sponsored events, UCL Impact agenda and research communication; support for OVPR Public Policy activity; support for Doctoral School projects and liaising with staff, students, and visitors on Doctoral School matters; support for UCL OVPR and Doctoral School partnerships such as LERU and the Yale UCL Collaborative. The successful candidates will be key members of the departmental administration. The roles require interaction with many people within and external to UCL, thus a collegial, collaborative and professional attitude, willingness to help,and an ability to remain tactful yet assertive, are required in order to adequately execute the duties outlined.

Both positions are full-time, however, flexible working arrangements will be given consideration. Funding for these roles is open-ended.

The ability to work independently and as a key member of an administrative team is essential to undertake both roles. The post holders will possess strong administrative skills and experience gained preferably within the Higher Education sector.

The successful candidates will demonstrate careful attention to detail, discretion, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Flexibility, commitment and willingness to be proactive are important attributes. The ability to work calmly under pressure, to prioritise and meet deadlines is vital for these positions.

UCL vacancy reference: 1623422

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

For enquiries regarding the vacancies or the application process, please contact Alexandra Iglesias (; tel: 020 7679 8580).

Closing Date: 25 January 2017
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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