|Placed On:||29th September 2023|
|Closes:||22nd October 2023|
The University of London
The University of London is a leading UK provider of distance and digital education internationally, offering programmes to 45,000 students in 190 countries around the world. Although proudly rooted in London, our community and impact are global.
We are a national leader in the humanities, and we promote their value to society and the economy through knowledge creation and exchange.
We are also a federation of 17 world class higher education institutions, with collaboration at the heart of our ethos. The University of London federation is a collective community of more than 240,000 learners and 50,000 staff, delivering world-leading research across all disciplines.
Our passion for increasing access to education and mobilising the collective power and expertise of the federation is central to our ability to transform lives around the world and address the global challenges of the future.
The School of Advanced Study – a nationally and internationally recognised centre of excellence in the promotion and facilitation of research in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It comprises eight research institutes as well as centres in Digital Humanities and Public Engagement. It has four recognised specialist research libraries.
The Institute of English Studies
The Institute of English Studies is one of nine member institutes of the School of Advanced Study, University of London. In addition to running over twenty-five seminar series in all topics related to English Studies, the Institute hosts and organises around thirty conferences each year and provides diverse study and training opportunities. Its mission is to: promote advanced study and research in English Studies in the wider national and international academic community; facilitate academic discussion and the exchange of ideas through its comprehensive events programme; provide a centre for excellence in English language, literature, palaeography and the history of the book; and offer opportunities that promote excellence in English Studies, by means of events, fellowships, research training, consultancy, and publications.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the Institute of English Studies including finance, stakeholder relations, resources, staffing, records and statistics management, and reporting.
The successful candidate must have experience of organising key administrative functions including finance, planning, human resources, working with committees and maintaining records as well as the ability to work collaboratively with academic and professional service staff.
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application by Sunday 22nd October. Candidates are welcome to contact the Director of The Institute of English Studies (firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange an informal chat before applying.
The University currently operates a Hybrid Working framework involving a mix of working remotely and in the office. Typically, the majority of employees will be able to agree to work remotely for up to 60% of their working week, role dependent, however will be required to attend on specific days for training or team meetings.
The University of London is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly encourage applications from members of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities as this group is currently under-represented at all levels within the University. All appointments will be made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description.
Pursuing excellence in education and equal opportunities.
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