Institute Manager (Maternity Cover)

University College London - UCL Institute of the Americas

The UCL Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) is seeking to appoint an excellent administrator on a fixed term basis to provide cover for the Institute Managers. The position is available on a full-time basis from June/July 2018 (date negotiable) for a period of 12 months. UCL-IA is a leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. Reporting to the Institute Director, the postholder will have responsibility for the management and administration necessary for the smooth running and well-being of the Institute of the Americas to support its teaching and research; including finances, Human Resources, infrastructure, systems and processes. The postholder will have line management responsibility for the Senior Teaching Administrator (0.8 FTE) and the Events and Communications Officer (1.0 FTE). 

Educated to at least first degree level or equivalent, the post holder will have experience of working in a management position of a complex administrative role in Higher Education or a teaching and learning environment. The postholder will be a crucial contributor to the success of the Institute and therefore must have the ability to work proactively and efficiently, balancing many demands with great attention to detail. S/he will have excellent IT skills, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work both independently without supervision and collaboratively within a team. Experience of line management, web-based finance and HR systems and committee work at a high level are also essential.

UCL vacancy reference: 1715099       

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

The post is open to internal secondment applications. Anyone wishing to apply for a secondment should please discuss the possible secondment with their existing line manager before applying. Secondees from UCL will be considered for the fixed term position alongside any external applicants.

Queries regarding the application procedure and requirements of the job should be addressed to the Institute Manager(s) (currently jobshare; both will be going on maternity leave during this cover period), Abi Espie/Ruth Harper at, Tel: 020 7679 9748.

Interview Date: 12 April 2018

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

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