Projects Assistant

Bath Spa University
Bath, Somerset
£18,412 to £20,624 per annum
08 Jan 2017
16 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Post Title: Projects Assistant

Academic Unit/Department: Institute for Education

Location: Newton Park

Line Manager: Project Development Officer

Rate of Pay: £18,412 to £20,624 per annum

Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31 July 2019

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week

Ref: 12/16/1678

Closing Date: 12 midnight GMT, 15 January 2017

Interview Date: 7 February 2017

About us

Bath Spa University's vision is to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. Through inspirational teaching and research, we transform students' lives. Based in a World Heritage city and connected to a network of international partners, Bath Spa University will ensure that its graduates are socially engaged global citizens.

We offer you the best of everything. We're a modern, forward-thinking university based in a city steeped in heritage. We offer a tranquil working environment that's full of people with energy. And we combine a focus on transforming the lives of our students with a commitment to developing the careers of our staff.

The Institute for Education at Bath Spa is a place where students, teachers, governors, researchers, support staff and everyone interested in education can come together in a community of research and practice. We are committed to providing a creative space to encourage innovative educational practice, through the promotion of debate, professionalism, expertise and partnership that creates globally aware, socially responsible and successful learners.

About the role

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting and developing the administrative functions of the Institute's growing number of  projects, including research, web/digital/social media, and programme-level initiatives. You will be responsible for delivering a range of standard administrative and customer services to support existing systems and processes for the Institute for Education, ensuring maximum quality. Working across professional services and academic teams to secure effective and well-managed projects and to maximise operational efficiency to secure positive outcomes for all of our work.

About you (requirements)

You will have excellent administration skills with careful attention to detail. You must have a high level of communication skills and be able to build a rapport with our partners, students and with colleagues. Organisational/time management skills are essential together with an understanding of internationalisation and the importance of staff/student mobility. You will be joining a dynamic team that supports each other and is flexible in its work. You will be required to be a good team player but also motivated to work independently.  You may be required to travel internationally as part of this role.

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit our website by clicking apply.

Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed.

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff.  These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa.

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We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community