Loughborough University

Research and Innovation Administrative Officer

Loughborough University

Package: Administrative Services grade 4 from £23,149 to £26,642 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

Join our Research and Innovation Office

We are investing heavily in the growth and development of our Research and Innovation Office and are recruiting to a large number of roles to strengthen our high-performing service.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Research and Innovation Admin Officer to join the Research and Innovation Office.

Full-time and open-ended contract.

This position is eligible for Dynamic Working (part working from home, part working in the office) and Flexi-Time (core hours 10am-12noon and 2pm-4pm).

The Research and Innovation Office plays a leading role in shaping and delivering the University’s research and innovation activities and provides a high quality, added value and seamless service to researchers across the research development pipeline. The Office incorporates a number of different teams that provide support for: nurturing partnerships and collaborations; identifying and applying for funding; managing research projects and assuring compliance with policy; improving the visibility of research outputs; fostering the impact, intellectual property and commercialisation of research; and the nurturing of research leadership skills through training and skills development programmes. The Research and Innovation Office also works closely with other Professional Services across the University, notably Legal Services, Registry, Student Services, Finance and HR.

The post holder will be responsible for Support For Wider Research/Innovation Office, including:

  • Business Administration (Research and Innovation Office HR and Recruitment plus ad-hoc support).
  • General Administration (general point of contact within the Research and Innovation Office for both internal colleagues and external clients).

The ideal post holder will have excellent administrative and IT skills, be able to work with accuracy and attention to detail, both individually and as part of a team. Previous experience of the iTrent HR management system would also be desirable.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact RIO HR on rio.hr@mailbox.lboro.ac.uk

Find out more about our exceptional team and the opportunities available, by visiting our recruitment campaign microsite. 

Closing date: Monday 12th June 2023 midnight

Interview Date: Friday 30th June 2023

Please use this link to access the job description and person specification.