Research Administrator

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£22,659 to £24,771 per annum
08 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Aston Business School

Salary:  £22,659 to £24,771 per annum (pro-rata)
Grade:  Grade 06
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (1 year)
Basis:  Part Time (0.5 FTE)
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Friday 16 November 2018 Interview Date:  To be confirmed

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to provide administrative support to the AARM (Aston Academy for Research into Management) team, primarily the Research Support Officer. The post holder will be responsible for data collection and maintenance of all research activity within the School, financial account record keeping, editing webpages, and organising research related events. You will act as Secretary to the ABS Research Committee and ABS Research Ethics Committee and will also be expected to minute all research related meetings. You will support the ABS impact managers in developing impact case studies, arranging meetings and events, and collecting evidence from external parties.

You will be educated to A level standard with Grade C or above in English and Maths at GCSE (or equivalent).  You will have substantial administrative experience gained ideally in a Higher Education Institution or within a research environment and have excellent IT (competent in Microsoft Office), communication and organisational skills.  You are professional, detail-oriented and proactive, and have the ability to communicate effectively to our staff and external stakeholders.

For an informal discussion relating to this post please contact Nic Felton, Research Support Officer,, +44 (0)121 204 3062. 

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.