Research and Knowledge Exchange Administrator

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Job Description

The post of Research and Knowledge Exchange Administrator is an essential role designed to support all staff in relation to the management of research and knowledge exchange (R&KE) activities in the School of Humanities and Social Science.

Working as part of a team of support staff you will provide general administrative support for the Associate Dean (Research & Knowledge Exchange) and will manage the organisation of a range of internal and external events.

As well as servicing the School’s R&KE meetings, the role holder will be responsible for the design, creation and development of effective and efficient management information systems to ensure that the needs of the School and the University are met.

You will be experienced in team working and have proven organisational skills, an excellent level of IT skills and flexibility to meet and deal with competing demands. You will be expected to operate in a highly professional manner and maintain effective professional relationships across the university.

This post is fixed term until the 31st July 2022 and job sharers are welcome to apply. The anticipated start date would be as soon as mutually agreeable from 6th September 2021.

We are committed to diversifying the racial and ethnic profile of our community, and especially welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates. We value self-awareness, in terms of understanding candidates’ own culture, identity, biases, prejudices, power, privilege and stereotypes, as well as a willingness to challenge practices that present barriers to different groups.

In return, the university offers a wide range of benefits, such as a generous annual leave package, including time off over the Christmas period, as well as travel loan schemes.

Informal enquiries can made to Becky Farmer – r.c.farmer@brighton.ac.uk

Further details: Job Description

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.