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Research Programmes Administrator

  • £20,130 to £21,814 per annum
  • Canterbury, Kent
  • University of Kent
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Location: Canterbury

Salary: £20,130 to £21,814 per annum

Grade: Grade 4

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Release Date: Tuesday 11 May 2021

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Monday 24 May 2021 (unless otherwise stated)

Reference: HSS-041-21

If you are an excellent communicator with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, ideally in a customer facing role, we would welcome your application for the divisional role of Research Programmes Administrator.

In this role you will provide a comprehensive, end-to-end student administrative support of the Division’s research programmes and activities. You will be a proactive member of the Programmes Administration team, responding to queries from students, colleagues from across the University, visitors and external contacts on routine matters, ensuring a courteous and efficient response at all times.

As Research Programmes Administrator you will:

act as a point of contact for all research students, advising on a wide range of matters to support a positive student experience

provide a broad range of support and administrative service across all research programmes to ensure the Division is promoting a positive student experience in line with the requirements of the University’s Codes of Practice and policies

maintain records and files (including updating databases and trackers)

provide staff and students with guidance on how to apply the detailed divisional and University Research Programme policies and procedures

To be successful in this role you will have:

GCSEs in English & Maths (Grade C/4 or above), or equivalent

good IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office packages (intermediate level)

experience of using spreadsheets and databases on a regular basis

experience of minute taking

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 The Resourcing Team on [email protected] quoting ref number: HSS-041-21

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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, all interviews will 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.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Posted on: 24/11/2021 08:34
  • Reference: HSS-041-21