Institute for Community Research and Development (ICRD)
An exciting position has become available for a full-time Administrator based in Wolverhampton. The ICRD works with and in the local communities to deliver effective community-based transformational projects, drives policy developments, and promote social mobility.
Administrator Role Requirements
- A Levels or equivalent qualifications.
- Understanding and experience of research in the UK Higher Education .
- Experience of communicating with staff, students and external customers.
- Experience of servicing and organising meetings and events.
- Experience or proven ability to manage senior management diaries.
- Demonstrable administrative experience.
- Proficient in use of office technology including word processing, databases, spreadsheets, email and the internet.
Administrator Role Responsibilities
- To provide high quality and timely administration services for ICRD, in particular leading the administration of research and consultancy projects.
- To provide comprehensive and confidential administrative support for the ICRD Director and Deputy Director.
- To be a first point of contact for internal and external partners, liaising with a range of stakeholders from a variety of public sector and private organisations.
- To lead the planning and organisation of ICRD events, both at the University and externally.
- To co-ordinate ICRD staff travel arrangements, including the completion of appropriate risk assessments.
- To develop marketing and publicity materials for ICRD events and projects, for publication in print and online.
- To support ICRD’s submissions for external audit and review. For example, the Research Excellence Framework (REF).
- To support bid development for externally funded projects. For example, through the coordination of research staff contributions to bids; collating, formatting, and proof-reading documents ready for submission.
- To organise, co-ordinate and service committees and meetings and to ensure that outcomes are appropriately communicated and actions are followed through. This will include internal committees and meetings with University staff as well as meetings with external partners.
The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.
As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).
We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.
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