|Location:||Work from home|
|Salary:||£37,532 to £45,865 per annum|
|Placed On:||24th March 2023|
|Closes:||20th April 2023|
This is an exciting opportunity to play an important role in supporting the development of the new UAL Doctoral School, providing administrative support for the University’s doctoral programmes.
Based at our High Holborn site, the Doctoral School will provide a dedicated space for cross-University Postgraduate Research activities.
As the Senior Administrator - Postgraduate Research, you will contribute to the overall effective service delivery of the Postgraduate Research (PGR) Section. You will provide information, advice, and guidance to Postgraduate researchers, academic staff and administrative colleagues regarding all PGR processes and identify and suggest continuous improvements to processes, systems, and communications, as necessary.
You will develop extensive and close working relationships with relevant University staff and appropriate external stakeholders, working collaboratively to support the development of the service and effective operating models for PGR across UAL.
You will have demonstrable experience of working in Higher Education or similar administration in a large and complex organisation, coupled with experience of working independently.
Considerable experience of delivering an administrative service and of effective use of student (or similar) records systems / databases is essential. You will have experience of working across multiple teams, coordinating activities and liaising with staff across a large organisation and dealing with difficult situations or confidential matters according to policy and procedures, referring to others as required. Crucially, you are a naturally collaborative, supportive and customer-focused individual, with strong communication skills both in person and in writing.
We are UAL
For the fifth year running, UAL is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2023. We are also proud to be ranked in the top 20 best Universities in the UK by the Guardian University Rankings 2023. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to delivering on our social purpose, creating a better and more sustainable world, championing equality, and bringing creativity to more people than ever before.
Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping aspiring creative professionals and impacts on the future of so the creative industries. Essential to this is using our world-leading research to solve global challenges, our engagement with partners, industry and the local community, and delivering life-long learning opportunities to more people than ever before.
We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.
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Closing date: 20 April 2023.
If you have any queries about this role, please contact Twinkle Brahmbhatt, Senior Resourcing Adviser via email at RKEEstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk.
UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
Candidates are advised to submit applications early.
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