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Research and Innovation Administrator

University of Kent - Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice

Location: Canterbury
Salary: £20,600 to £22,254 per annum (grade 4)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th October 2021
Closes: 24th October 2021
Job Ref: LSSJ-090-21

Contract Type: Fixed Term - Ends 31/05/2025

Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 24 October 2021  (unless otherwise stated) 

Are you an experienced administrator looking for a new and varied role?  If you have excellent communication skills, and take a proactive approach to managing your own workload this could be the role for you!

The Research and Innovation team in the Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice, are looking for a skilled administrator with the ability to undertake a wide range of responsibilities to support and facilitate research activities.  Responsibilities will span administrative support, intelligence gathering and assisting with the co-ordination of research-related events; in all cases ensuring compliance with set policies and procedures and relevant regulatory requirements.

As a Research & Innovation Administrator you will:

  • Support academic colleagues to carry out research and innovation activities
  • Administer a range of systems to ensure that records relating to research, innovation and enterprise award applications and outcomes are accurately maintained
  • Assist in maintaining an up-to-date record of all research, innovation and enterprise grants
  • Provide administrative support for the divisional Research Centres and the Research & Innovation Committee
  • Liaise with the divisional Marketing, Recruitment and External Relations team to ensure that research and innovation activities are suitably publicised.

To be successful in this role you will be/have:

  •  GCSE in English & Maths (Grade C/4 or above), or equivalent
  • Previous administrative experience in a customer facing role
  • Good IT skills, with sound knowledge of MS packages
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, able to communicate effectively and clearly both verbally and in writing

 Please see the links below to view the full job description and to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process, please contact Human Resources on quoting ref number: LSSJ-090-21 

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Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward

Applications must be made via the University’s online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, interviews may take place remotely

From 1 January 2021, non-British and non-Irish nationals who do not already hold a UK immigration status will be required to obtain a visa in order to be able to work in the UK.  A new points-based system will be implemented which will treat EEA and non-EEA citizens equally.  For further information please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website.

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