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Research Support Administrator

College Operations (EPS)

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £23,487 to £25,627 per annum (pro-rata)
Grade:  Grade 06
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Part Time (0.6 FTE, 21.3 hours per week)
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 06 October 2021
Interview Date:  Thursday 21 October 2021
Reference:  R210363
Release Date:  Wednesday 15 September 2021

Applications are invited for the part-time post of Research Support Administrator within the Academic and Research Team, part of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Working as part of the Research Support Team, within the Academic and Research Team, being led by the Research Support Team Leader, the Research Support Administrator, plays a key role to providing a range of administrative support for the College, including the three Research Institutes (AIPT, EBRI and ASTUTE).  

The Research Support Administrator is the front-line point of contact for both academic / research staff and PhD students. Delivering administrative functions to support research activity across the College to include; purchasing, facilities management and meeting management.

You should be educated to A Level or equivalent standard, with strong IT skills. Excellent administrative, communication, organisational and team-working skills are essential. The ability to co-ordinate a wide range of activities and to communicate effectively when dealing with a wide range of contacts is also essential.

Please note that anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel.  We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered. Please note that only answers that fall within the application form questions will be assessed.  

Please note: Redeployees will be given priority consideration for vacancies.

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