Research Development Administrator

University of Stirling

The Post

Working as part of the Research Funding & Development Team, the role provides administrative support, including reporting across a range of research support activity.

Description of Duties

  • Support academic colleagues with the technical checks required to submit a research application.
  • Support the production of reports and information that will inform the research environment within the University.
  • Maintain and keep financial records of allocations to support research development and related activity.
  • To accurately input data into the Research Hub systems infrastructure to ensure accurate reporting.
  • To provide advice and guidance to researchers on a range of processes related to research funding.
  • Contribute to effective business processes, procedures and service design within the Team’s operation and ensure optimum effectiveness and efficiency.
  • To contribute to continuous improvement activity within the Team to ensure processes are regularly reviewed and at all times are up to date.
  • Maintain the relevant materials to support self-service function and ensure they are up-to-date.
  • Gain knowledge of the external funding landscape, in particular funding opportunities and funding systems.
  • Support the programme of facilitated events delivered by the Team
  • Work with other teams to enhance and deliver the relevant web pages, refreshing content and suggesting improvement to content and design relating to research funding.
  • Undertake appropriate personal and professional development to provide best practice in professional research support.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be required, in line with the grade and nature of the role, as directed by the Head of Research Funding, in order to ensure consistency and responsiveness within the research funding & development area.

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