Research Support Officer

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7107655 (Ref.No. EPSCV1088)
Posted: August 10, 2022

Job Description

Are you an enthusiastic and proactive individual, with experience of working in a senior administration or office management role? Are you able to build strong relationships and communicate effectively with people in a range of different roles? Can you provide effective management to support the development and management of a diverse portfolio of research within the School of Civil Engineering?

As School Research Support Officer, you will provide professional support to the Director of Research and Innovation (DoRI), Deputy DoRI, School Postgraduate Research Director and leaders of school research groups to facilitate research related activities within the School of Civil Engineering. You will assist the Head of School and Director of Research on various aspects of research administration and strategic management. The role will embrace substantive academic administration and management functions and necessitate interactions with a wide range of stakeholders across the University of Leeds, including Research and Innovation Support, Faculty of Engineering Graduate School Office, Finance, Marketing, IT and Human Resources.

You will independently organise and manage functions and budgets on a day to day basis and manage the administrative assistant(s) as appropriate. The nature of the work requires you to have a meticulous attention to detail and a conscientious approach to checking the accuracy of information. You will also need the flexibility and adaptability to respond quickly to urgent or unexpected demands. To successfully deliver and maintain an exceptional service you will work with a high level of personal initiative and autonomy, utilising your strong IT skills and your ability to effectively motivate and lead others in the team.

This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner.   We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

What we offer in return 

And much more!   

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Tim Nadin, School Manager, School of Civil Engineering

Email: [email protected] 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Civil Engineering
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £34,304 to £40,927 p.a.
Working Time:  37.5 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Tuesday 09 August 2022
Closing Date:  Sunday 04 September 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  EPSCV1088

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.