Postgraduate Research Administrator

Loughborough University
Full time Full day
£25,627 / year

Postgraduate Research Administrator – TEMPORARY 12-MONTH FIXED TERM

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Postgraduate Research Administrator to work within our Professional services Team at Loughborough University London.

As a Postgraduate Research Administrator, you will work with the Associate Dean (Research) and the Research Office and take responsibility for all aspects of administrative support for Loughborough London research programmes in all Institutes. The postholder will be working under the guidance of the RSO and Associate Dean (Research) developing systems and processes, maintaining student records, and ensuring all university regulations and processes are adhered to. The postholder will be expected to take a proactive approach to ensuring best practice in relation to the PGR student experience by keeping abreast of developments in key external agencies, and by benchmarking with the sector. This busy and responsible role involves daily communication with academic staff, the Research Office, and potential applicants. A flexible and responsive approach to the demands of the team and academic colleagues to ensure an excellent service, will be required. The post-holder will be the first point of contact for PGR students and will need to have excellent organisational skills, demonstrate good use of initiative, and the ability to multi-task. The role will also provide support to academic staff in bidding for research funds and will work with the School Operations director to effectively manage the studentship budget.

Benefits of working at Loughborough University London include an initial 20 days holiday rising to 25 days after 5 years’ service, 14 closure days (including bank holidays) and the opportunity to work flexi-time as agreed within the team.

We positively welcome applications from people with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.

Informal enquiries should be made to Deborah Bowen, Student Support Manager by email at [email protected]

Applications closing date: 8 December 2021

Interview date: 15 December 2021

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