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Project Manager

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About the team/job
We have an opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join the dynamic and international team at the ELIXIR Hub in Hinxton near Cambridge, UK.The main purpose of this role will be to provide PM support to internal and externally funded Infectious Diseases Activities (COVID-19)  (e.g BY-COIVD, ELIXIR-CONVERGE and forthcoming grants) including the preparedness for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. These activities are expected to last until 31/4/2025 in alignment with the anticipated duration of Horizon Europe emergency calls and the ELIXIR internal projects.As a member of the ELIXIR Project Management Office you will support the PIs and Scientific Leads under the supervision of the Head of the ELIXIR Project Management Office. You will work closely with the ELIXIR PIs, Project Managers, Technical Coordinators, External Relations and the administrative team, as well as with colleagues at the 23 national ELIXIR Nodes and other project partners throughout Europe.This is a dynamic role and you will have the chance to actively contribute to further development of good project management practice and strong project management capabilities within the ELIXIR Hub and wider ELIXIR organisation. 
Your role
Playing an active role ensuring that project deadlines, targets and objectives are successfully achieved by providing support, pro-active management and guidance to work-package leaders and partners;
Contributing to the day-to-day management of project risks and opportunities including managing project performance indicators and risk register;
Assisting the planning and budgeting processes, assembling and analysing metrics and outcomes, ensuring that all reporting requirements are met;
Assisting with managing changes in the large consortium;
Effectively and proactively communicating operational outcomes, risks, and ongoing processes to the ELIXIR Project Managers;
Representing ELIXIR, in interactions with internal and external stakeholders. 
You have
A University degree, preferably in life sciences, computer science, engineering or another quantitative discipline or demonstrable experience on running EC funded grants
Extensive knowledge of managing all aspects of EC projects (technical delivery, use of resources, reporting, communications, risk, opportunities, issues)
Ability to evolve and adapt to the continuous improvement in processes methodologies and technologies being used by the ELIXIR Hub
Ability to lead, organise and independently manage delivery within a multidisciplinary, collaborative team environment
Experience in handling deadlines and a heavy workload by actively managing priorities
Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
Experience working in a team to deliver exceptional results
A high level of literacy with excellent verbal and written English
Advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and G Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides) 
You might also have
Experience in project management of EC (H2020) and IMI (IMI2) grants
Active certification in Project Management e.g. PMP, Prince, PM2 
Why join us
Do something meaningfulAt EMBL-EBI you can apply your talent and passion to accelerate science and tackle some of humankind’s greatest challenges. EMBL-EBI, part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, is a worldwide leader in the storage, analysis and dissemination of large biological datasets. We provide the global research community with access to publicly available databases and tools which are crucial for the advancement of healthcare, food security, and biodiversity.
Join a culture of innovationWe are located on the  Wellcome Genome Campus, alongside other prominent research and biotech organisations, and surrounded by beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. This is a highly collaborative and inclusive community where our employees enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. We are committed to ensuring our employees feel valued, supported and empowered to reach their professional potential. 
Enjoy lots of benefits:
Financial incentives: Monthly family, child and non-resident allowances, annual salary review, pension scheme, death benefit, long-term care, accident-at-work and unemployment insurances
Flexible working arrangements
Private medical insurance for you and your immediate family (including all prescriptions and generous dental & optical cover)
Generous time off: 30 days annual leave per year, in addition to eight bank holidays
Relocation package including installation grant (if required)
Campus life: Free shuttle bus to and from work, on-site library, subsidised on-site gym and cafeteria, casual dress code, extensive sports and social club activities (on campus and remotely)
Family benefits: On-site nursery, 10 days of child sick leave, generous parental leave, holiday clubs on campus and monthly family and child allowances
Benefits for non-UK residents: Visa exemption, education grant for private schooling, financial support to travel back to your home country every second year and a monthly non-resident allowance.
For more details please see our employee benefits page. 
What else you need to know
Employed by: ELIXIR Hub staff are employed by EMBL and are supported by their HR infrastructure and recieve all their employee benefits.
Contract duration: This position is a 3 year contract.
International applicants: We recruit internationally and successful candidates are offered visa exemptions. Read more on our page for international applicants. 
Diversity and inclusion: At EMBL-EBI, we strongly believe that inclusive and diverse teams benefit from higher levels of innovation and creative thought. We encourage applications from women, LGBTQ+ and individuals from all nationalities. 
Job location: This role is based in Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK. You will be required to relocate if you are based overseas and you will receive a generous relocation package to support you.
How to apply: To apply please submit a cover letter and a CV through our online system. We aim to provide a response within two weeks after the closing date: 28th April 22. 

Program Manager

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CAREER STEP: Professional / Independent
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to both Principal Investigators
TEAM / PROGRAM: The George Institute UK / MESSAGE project (Medical Science Sex and Gender Equity project) funded by the Wellcome Trust
EMPLOYMENT DURATION: 2 years
TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: 0.3 FTE
START DATE: 01/08/22

The George Institute for Global Health
We are a medical research institute affiliated with leading universities aiming to challenge the status quo in healthcare. With 700+ people around the world, and projects in over 40 countries, our Strategy 2025 is all about impact – specifically, the impact of The George Institute’s activities on the health of millions of people, particularly those living in disadvantaged circumstances around the world.
Our strategy focuses on three key research priorities:
Better Treatments: finding better treatments for the world’s biggest health problems
Better Care: transforming primary health care to support better health for more people
Healthier Societies: harnessing the power of communities, governments and markets to improve health
Our innovative commercial enterprises help maximise our impact. 
Here is a sample of the things we are doing to achieve our goal of having the greatest possible impact on global health:
We are identifying better and safer treatments for our biggest killers like stroke, heart disease and high blood pressure
In many countries, our award winning FoodSwitch smartphone app is helping people make healthy food choices when shopping
In China, we ran a successful education and awareness program to reduce the amount of salt eaten by people by 25% each day
In rural India, we have shown that mobile technology can help diagnose mental health, as well as help treat cardiovascular disease, and we’re looking at similar approaches to treating chronic diseases in Indonesia and China
Together with Aboriginal communities in NSW, Australia, we developed an innovative community led program to assist young Aboriginal drivers attain their license, now implemented in a dozen of locations
We are developing an affordable dialysis machine, with potential to save millions of lives each year and transform the way kidney disease is treated globally.
Context of the Role  
The Project Manager role will be integral to the success of the MESSAGE project. MESSAGE, which is funded by the Wellcome Trust, aims to improve sex and gender equity in the UK biomedical research landscape by improving policies, education, skills and awareness about the importance of including women, men, trans and non-binary individuals in the evidence base. Our pilot research has shown that the UK is far behind other countries such as Canada, the USA, and nations in Europe where policies, that strongly encourage research to consider sex and gender-disaggregated analysis and balanced sex and gender inclusion, are standard.
The Role
The Project Manager will be responsible for the organisation and administration of the MESSAGE project, overseeing our exciting schedule of events and workshops, and maximizing our visibility and engagement online.  The Program Manager will manage all aspects related to the MESSAGE project, including but not limited to: operational activities, policy development, public engagement, collaborations, social media promotion and website maintenance.
Reporting Relationships
The Program Manager reports to the Principal Investigators and will work closely with other project staff, investigators and the advisory committee.  The role will manage, coordinate, and help plan and implement all activities in relation to the MESSAGE project.
Duties and Key Responsibilities
Work with relevant George Institute employees and external collaborators to increase sex and gender equity through developing and implementing advocacy and other public and professional programs
Growing the MESSAGE project through engagement of new research teams, government bodies, community members, health care professionals/groups and other external collaborators
Maintaining contact/collaboration with existing research teams, government bodies, community members, healthcare professionals/groups and other external collaborators
Event management and assistance with coordination of MESSAGE project general advocacy and targeted campaigns
Upkeep of MESSAGE project documentation such as agenda preparation, contact lists, record keeping and others as assigned and appropriate
Manage and contribute to the development and updating of key documents including position statements, reports, development plans, published research findings
Manage social media outlets for the project including Facebook and Twitter accounts and original content
Write content for the media, and working with internal communications to initiate media opportunities
Ensure the MESSAGE project website content is kept up to date in promoting research findings and policy changes in the UK
Manage and collaborate with the MESSAGE project management team to find funding support and prepare funding applications
Manage budget and monitor donations received.
As a Team Member:
Participate in special projects to improve processes, tools, systems and organisation
Take responsibility for personal learning and development. Set achievable and meaningful work objectives and managing personal targets, meeting obligations of The Institute’s Performance Management and Development Policy.
Demonstrate commitment to The Institute’s organisational values, including performing to an exceptionally high ethical standard and focus on integrity, collaboration and teamwork in all efforts.
Work, Health and Safety
Comply with Work Health and Safety legislation and operate in accordance with established Work Health and Safety practice and procedures at the Institute
Promote and contribute to a safe, secure environment for staff and visitors.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Essential
Qualifications in public health or a science related discipline and/or considerable work experience in the public health sector or/ background and expertise in health and medical research and/or health policy
Experience with project or program management
Experience in organisational planning and capacity building
Experience working in multidisciplinary teams, managing relationships with external partners and engaging senior stakeholders
Demonstrated skills building functional networks and working relationships with external stakeholders, including consumer representatives
Experience in event organisation, particularly online events
Excellent oral and written communication skills and presentation skills
Ability to produce communication and content for various audiences, including clinical readers
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well flexibly, i.e. both independently and with a variety of teams
A strong commitment to quality and professionalism
Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products
Familiarity and competence with major social media platforms, e.g. Twitter and Facebook
Interest and knowledge in sex and gender issues, ethics and debates
Interest and knowledge equality, diversity and inclusion in science and healthcare
Desirable
Experience in government engagement and liaison
Experience with policy writing and/or submissions
How to apply
Please send your CV and a cover letter explaining why you would be suited to and successful in this role, to [email protected] by 5pm Thursday 21st July 2022. Late submissions cannot be accepted. Interviews will be held within 2 weeks of the submission deadline.

VLE Training & Support Specialist

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The University of Law (ULaw) is one of the world’s largest law schools. With an impressive history dating back to 1876, we employ over 1,000 staff and have over 14,000 students studying on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, along with an alumni network in excess of 100,000. We were the first-ever independent institution to be granted degree awarding powers and in 2012 we gained university title. With a rich heritage and a reputation for innovation and contemporary teaching practices. In 2016, we opened our leading Business School, further enhancing our reputation as a full service legal, business and educational training specialist, operating from campuses throughout the UK, Berlin and Hong Kong and an Online campus.
Responsible for:
Support our design delivery process, working within the VLE team and supporting Programme Design teams to deliver expert advice to staff on instructional best practise in the use of digital content and learning technology. Deliver asynchronous training multi-media and lead support sessions for Programme Design.
 Specific Responsibilities:
Work closely with Academic Staff, providing VLE advice, encouragement and support.
Use knowledge, skills and experience, to support delivery of University design principles across all programmes using our VLE and supporting tools.
Develop and maintain web-based training resources.
Assist University staff with one-on-one or group training.
Participate in briefings, demonstrations and workshops for Design and Teaching Academic Staff, supporting pedagogic transformation that makes use of digital tools.
Apply exceptional attention to detail when producing documentation relating to design and development activities.
Design, test materials and processes, to ensure that they are interactive and engaging.
We offer an excellent range of competitive benefits including a generous annual leave allowance, private medical scheme, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, training and qualifications, and travel loans. As part of the tutor development programme, we will also support you to study for a recognised teaching qualification within your first 18 months of employment.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact [email protected]
No agencies please.
Some posts within the University are subject to a DBS check – you will be notified of this during the application process.
What do we offer?
We offer an inclusive and supportive work environment and are committed to developing our staff through a variety of means including educational sponsorship, discounted course fees and a range of in-house training. We also offer a generous annual leave allowance and private medical insurance.
Our approach
Equity and Inclusion is central to everything we do. We are actively committed to promoting and participating in good practice in the way we attract and retain staff, as we appreciate the value and benefits of a truly diverse workforce. Aligned to this is the opportunity to join one of our three peer staff networks for Disabled staff, LGBTQ+ staff and staff from an underrepresented race, ethnicity and/or cultural heritage.
We celebrate difference and recognise the benefits that this brings to our inclusive culture, including age, disability, gender identity and expression, religion, race, sex, sexual orientation and socio economic background. The University is committed to ensuring our workforce is reflective of our diverse student population and wider society; we are striving to increase the representation of Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds across all roles and at all levels. All appointments will be made on merit.

Project and Planning Manager (fixed term)

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Do you have the skills to lead projects and planning in the Campaign and Alumni Relations Office (CARO) at the University of Nottingham? 
“The role of Project & Planning Manager is a great opportunity to apply your skills and learn more about fundraising, volunteering and advocacy activities at the University. No two days are the same, as you’ll balance managing cross-team initiatives with assurance, training and guidance to promote continuous improvement. There are lots of opportunities to problem-solve and put forward new ideas, along with communicating with a wide range of stakeholders both within CARO and across the University.”
We are looking for a Project & Planning Manager who can manage the successful delivery of priority projects for CARO and provide oversight for our project planning tools and processes, including the development of business cases, project plans and activity planning. Within this unique role you will support the effective flow of information across diverse project teams and stakeholder groups, as well as providing project assurance and CARO support for wider University initiatives. The role is also an opportunity to get involved in the development of CARO strategic approaches, as well as focussing on providing continuous improvement across CARO processes and procedures.
We are committed to equality of opportunity in employment and seek to provide and sustain a positive working environment for all our employees by welcoming applications from everyone and promoting equal opportunities. We value the varied perspectives and experiences that a diverse team can bring. The University of Nottingham has a diverse student and alumni community and we aspire to reflect that within the CARO team and the alumni/volunteers/advocates/donors we work with.
You will have:
Experience of managing cross-team projects, and an understanding of project management tools, techniques and methodologies
Analytical and problem-solving capability and experience of using your initiative and judgement
Experience of effectively communicating with people at various levels of seniority, along with delivering written and verbal communications with a high level of accuracy and detail
You will provide support based on practical and theoretical knowledge of project management, and work as part of the Operations team to ensure the effectiveness of CARO in achieving its objectives of increasing levels of advocacy, volunteering and philanthropic funding to the University.  
We’re looking forward to hearing more about your project management experience. In the additional information section, please tell us about how you are suited to the role profile and essential criteria for our Projects and Planning Manager vacancy.
This is a fixed-term post until 31 July 2023 (blending time working on our Nottingham campuses with home working) and is open to full or part time applications. Part time applications will be considered from candidates wishing to work a minimum of 21.75 hours a week. Requests for secondment from internal candidates will be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Ailsa Pierson tel: 07971 792957 email: [email protected] Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Registry Administrator Assistants (x2 posts)

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£24,826 / Full time
Coventry University London is firmly established as a successful, dynamic and innovative provider of distinctive programmes, which leverage our location in the City of London, a global centre for finance, business and the creative industries. Our mission is to deliver career-ready, global, enterprising graduates by providing a real business and professional experience that is tailored to individual talents and future career ambitions. This mission permeates every aspect of our operation and drives our success in achieving high levels of graduate employment, entrepreneurship and further study. We recognise the importance of the academic quality of our staff, as well as the relevance and currency of our curriculum, in achieving this mission.
With more than 2,500 students from over 100 nationalities represented in our student and staff bodies, we are a truly global community committed to delivering a rich, international student experience and preparing our students for global careers.
Coventry University is ranked 26th in the 2021 Guardian University Guide and the University was also named ‘University of the Year for Student Experience’ in the 2019 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. We have also achieved a Gold rating for outstanding teaching and learning in the Teaching Excellence Framework.
As our London campus continues to grow, we are seeking to appoint two new Administrative Assistants in our Registry team. The Registry team look after the whole student lifecycle from enrolment/registration through to graduation. The team plays a key part in delivering an excellent student experience and ensuring all student records are correct. As an Administrative Assistant, you will be allocated to a range of duties across the department, giving the opportunity to gain broad experience of Higher Education administration and to engage in personal and professional career development.
We are looking for pro-active, positive and enthusiastic individuals with (paid or unpaid) administrative experience who are keen to start a career in Higher Education administration. You are able to deliver good customer service to a diverse range of students and colleagues across the University, and to work collaboratively with team members. In return, we provide you with development opportunities at a dynamic inner-city campus with a close-knit community.
For an informal discussion about the position, please contact Dr Mara Arts, Campus Registrar, on 020 7247 3666 or email [email protected]
Closing date – 14/07/2022
To apply, please visit:
https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d772968XtZK&WVID=3201277WEB&LANG=USA

Deputy Head of Academic & Tutorial Services / Senior Tutor's Secretary

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The College is seeking to appoint a Deputy Head of Academic & Tutorial Services/Senior Tutor’s Secretary to assist the Senior Tutor and the Head of Department with the business of the Tutorial Department. The department is responsible for the administration of all aspects of the admissions, academic, teaching, and welfare functions of the College relating to undergraduate and graduate students.  It is at the administrative heart of the educational provision of the College. 
Applicants will have previous experience of a senior administrative role and of supervising a team of staff. The post holder works with staff at all levels so excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to prioritise and plan effectively. The role requires excellent attention to detail and high standards of accuracy. A proactive, positive and flexible approach and ability to use your own initiative are also crucial.
Hours of work are 36.5 hours per week Monday to Friday. There is a requirement to work on Bank Holiday during the examination period, and some additional hours may also be required, especially at term commencements.
The salary will be in the range of £31,000 to £34,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience.
Further job particulars and details of how to apply are available at:
https://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/life-at-queens/vacancies/deputy-head-of-academic-tutorial-services-senior-tutors-secretary
To apply: send your completed application form to [email protected]
Closing date for completed application forms is 9:00am on Tuesday 28th June 2022
Interviews to be held week commencing 4th July 2022

Dean of Students

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Transforming lives through excellent education.
London Met is an extraordinary institution. Equity and social inclusion have always been our driving principles, and it’s what makes the University so unique. Our organisation is distinctive, both in its eclectic and diverse community of students and staff, and also for its historical role in serving some of London’s most deprived boroughs. Everything we do is underpinned by our philosophy that an individual should have the opportunity to transform their life through the power of education.
Equipping our students with the tools for their future is at the heart of our academic offering. We pride ourselves on providing our students with access to a wealth of opportunities and professions. Our graduates benefit personally, but also contribute their unique perspectives to society, culture, public service and the economy in all areas of London, the UK and around the world.
As Dean of Students, you will work closely with the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) and Pro Vice Chancellor Teaching and Learning to ensure high quality, modern, proactive student services and student administration to enhance the student experience at one of the UK’s most diverse and inclusive universities. An experienced leader and good communicator, you will demonstrate a high level of professional credibility and create a culture of continuous improvement and student partnership working to drive forward the Student Success element of the University’s Strategic Plan. With particular expertise in engagement and achievement, you will contribute to the University’s Education for Social Justice Framework, Transitions Framework, and our Race Equality Charter application.
Key responsibilities include overseeing the teams that support student services, the students’ union, the registry and academic quality. Ultimately, you will report to the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic on all matters linked to the support and administration of students contributing to student safety, resilience, well-being and a sense of belonging.
We are keen to hear from experienced applicants with a commitment to London Met’s vision and values and senior management experience of complex service areas including at least one of the areas described above. You will be committed to team work and a cross university approach to supporting students informed by the confident use of data.
We are looking to appoint an inspirational leader with enthusiasm, vision, initiative and sound judgement, and the ability to manage complex human situations in a compassionate, effective, pragmatic way. Most importantly, you will have the ability to develop effective relationships both internally and externally, and a commitment to equality and inclusion and the delivery of services that meet the needs of a diverse, vibrant student body.
If you are passionate about making a positive difference then we would love to hear from you. For further information and details of how to apply, please visit https://www.dixonwalter.co.uk/opportunities/dean-of-students-lmu/ or contact Emma Wilkins at Dixon Walter on 07741 875289 or at [email protected] 
Read more about our diverse community and our commitments to inclusion and equality at: londonmet.ac.uk/about/equality-and-diversity/
The closing date for applications is midday Friday, 29 July 2022.

Administrative Assistant (part-time, 0.5fte)

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The Centre for Competition Policy is looking to recruit a highly motivated individual to work with the current team in delivering its high-quality research events and supporting the Centre’s PR activity. Reporting to the Centre Manager, the role-holder will coordinate the administrative aspects of the Centre, with responsibility for ensuring Centre’s annual calendar of activities take place and ensuring the effective day-to-day running of the CCP office. The postholder will organise CCP’s signature events, act as PA and diary administrator for the Centre Director and coordinate the Centre’s outward-facing communications (website, online events and research publications).
Experience of working in an administrative role, coordinating office activities and systems, as well as the ability to build good working relationships internally and externally is essential.
This post is available from 12 September 2022, on a part-time (0.5fte), indefinite basis for school term-time only. 
Closing date: 21 July 2022
To apply for this vacancy, please follow the online instructions at: https://myview.uea.ac.uk/webrecruitment/   
The University is committed to diversifying its workforce. As examples, we already hold an Athena SWAN Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality. We also have a Vice-Chancellor led Taskforce on Tackling Racism and a Race Equality Charter Working Group which support our work on race equality. Our aim is to submit to the Race Equality Charter in 2024.

Faculty Programme Administrator

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We have a vacancy in our Learning, Teaching and Programme Support Team. Our team provides a high standard of administrative support to key programme administration-related activities ensuring an efficient and effective service to programme and portfolio leads and students. The team is dedicated to delivering high-quality experiences to both students and staff – from responding to queries, enrolling students, and managing exam board processing, to coordinating the maintenance of records, systems and reports. Successful applicants will be based on the Greenwich Campus in the Dreadnought building.     
The University has been established for over 125 years and is an exciting and rewarding place to work. Situated on three beautiful campuses, the University boasts state-of-the-art facilities and an international student and staff community.
Awarded Silver in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework, the University has a growing reputation for teaching and learning, an attractive portfolio of academic programmes, and highly talented and motivated staff.  We specialise in high-quality, professional degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.   
We are looking for someone with proven administrative experience, preferably in a large and complex organisation – ideally within higher education. The successful candidate will possess strong communication skills.  You will have strong IT skills and enjoy multi-tasking, having several projects on the go at any one time. Comfortable with rapid change, you are happy to be part of a close-knit team with shared objectives. Your track record includes servicing formal meetings, using records systems and databases, together with a commitment to continuous improvement and solving challenges through innovation.  Great problem-solving and decision-making skills are crucial alongside accuracy and an eye for detail.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact: [email protected]
Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on
[email protected]
The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.
We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff and removing barriers to improve inclusion.
We encourage applicants to disclose their experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.
We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management. We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

Academic Support Manager

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Location: Aston University Main Campus
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 17 July 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the College of Business and Social Sciences, to provide management of academic support within the college. The post will manage and oversee the academic support coordinators within each of the three schools of Aston Business School, Aston Law School and the School of Social Sciences and Humanities and their departments. 
The post will work with stakeholders across the College and University and with the Director of Operations to ensure high-quality service to staff and other stakeholders through coordinating the College’s approach to purchasing, facilities management & Health, and Safety.
You will be educated to degree level and have experience of line management. You will have strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to analyse and present information. We are looking for a self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently without close supervision and the ability to work as a member of a team.
The ability to work and prioritise under pressure and to approach tasks in a creative and flexible way is essential in this role.
The College is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter recognised by a bronze award. We value diversity and offer an inclusive workplace environment.
For informal discussions about the role, please contact Andrew Wilson, BSS Director of Operations – [email protected]
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.
Further details:   
Job Details     University Information  
Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.
If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at [email protected]

Regional UK Recruitment Manager

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We are looking for an experienced and passionate team player to lead our growing student recruitment team and activity based in the South of England. This is an exciting opportunity to develop and deliver a robust and dynamic recruitment plan to increase applications from the top schools in the region. You should have experience of managing a team remotely and building relationships with schools and colleges at a senior level, especially in the independent sector. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop and drive forward our relationships and visibility across the South of the UK.
Educated to degree level, you should have an excellent understanding of the Higher Education decision making process and previous experience working in higher education student recruitment and/or widening participation. You will also have a proven ability to successfully manage projects to meet set timescales and deliver against targets. 
This role is mainly home based and you will need to be based in London or the Home Counties and be able to work from home. You will be required to work from shared office space in Central London one day per week and able to travel to the Lancaster campus once a month and for other events and activities when required (e.g. planning days, open days, Clearing and team building events). You must be willing to work flexible hours and occasional weekends to support events and activity as required. As the role includes regular travel to schools and colleges across the South you must be able to travel independently to reach these institutions.
Lancaster University is one of the UK’s top universities with a focus on community. We are a research-intensive university ranked in the top 15 across all 3 major UK league tables and were named 2018 University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times. Although we are biased you will be joining a fabulous team.
Please note that this role requires an enhanced DBS level check. We will therefore be asking you to complete an enhanced DBS check as part of the recruitment process for this role.
For more information please see the job description and person specification. If you would like to chat about the role or have any questions, please contact Nicola Marsden, Head of UK Student Recruitment and Widening Participation on [email protected]

LTEC Project Manager

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LTEC is led by a senior academic and supported by a nucleus of people with a proven track record of excellence in learning, teaching and assessment. It provides a focal point to disseminate and embed best practice, engaging with all teaching staff. Its role is to support and inspire educators and facilitate change through action. Working with and within Academic Schools to embed changes and enhancements to practice, the Centre is an enabler to inform and change practice and to communicate successes, bringing Salford to the forefront as a sector leader.
What will the role involve? 
The LTEC Project Manager will be responsible for implementing significant change in our approach to teaching and learning practice. The post holder will contribute to monitoring the effectiveness of LTEC functions across the University, to ensure effective practice is identified and disseminated, and that action is taken to improve the teaching and learning experience. The post holder will ensure that institutional priorities are addressed and that the teaching meets minimum expectations. The post holder will monitor and support teaching and learning practice development, enabling the University to continue to provide high quality learning to meet the needs of its diverse student body. The LTEC Project Manager will be responsible for planning, risk management, budget/financial management, quality assurance, stakeholder management, effective communications, status reporting, and ensuring project governance is followed. The LTEC Project Manager will build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels, using excellent networking skills to engage at senior levels within and outside of the University to enhance the practice of learning and teaching and any projects emulated out of LTEC including the Learning and Teaching Festival.
You’ll have the following skills & experience
The role requires excellent interpersonal, networking and communication skills, the ability to engage academic and professional services staff at every level of the University, and the ability to build and maintain complex relationships with various stakeholders with differing requirements. In line with the Salford Behaviours, the post holder will be a role model in visibly inspiring, aligning, collaborating, co-creating, enabling and evolving colleagues’ behaviours across the remit of the post.
What’s in it for you?
With over 200 languages spoken across Greater Manchester, we want to create an inspirational, inclusive learning and working environment, celebrating the diversity of our University community in our everyday conversations. Our student population is already incredibly diverse, and we want to ensure this is reflected across our colleague profile as well.To help you, we have wide ranging colleague support networks, promoting awareness events throughout the year and giving you the opportunity to share your experiences with others. Our extensive faith centre facilities reflect our continuing commitment to support the student and colleague experience and the beliefs and values you bring to our community.A few more things!
The starting salary for this post is £42,149 and the annual leave allocation is 27 days per annum. This is a full time, 24 month fixed term contract.
We look forward to receiving your application.
For more information and to apply for this vacancy, please visit LTEC Project Manager – University of Salford VX (tal.net)

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