Senior Administrator - RAI UK

Southampton, United Kingdom
£28,929 to £33,348 per annum
29 May 2023
End of advertisement period
23 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty Central (FEPS)

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £28,929 to £33,348 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term
Closing Date:  Friday 23 June 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2312123GN

RAI UK is a new programme, that aims to establish a nationally collaborative Responsible AI Centre the UK, working closely with the industry, learned societies and internationally leading research centres and institutions across the world.

You will provide administrative support to RAI UK’s senior leadership,  based within the School of Electronics and Computer Science, but working within an operations team based across three institutions.

To be successful you will have:

  • A proven track record of providing support to a range of stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; personal agility, great time management skills and the ability to build strong credible relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience of working collaboratively, coordinating resources and logistical requirements, and working within a team to provide an excellent service to all stakeholders.
  • The ability to review and refine administrative processes, delivering innovative solutions to problems where appropriate.
  • Relevant experience of Higher Education structures would be desirable.

In return we offer 20 days annual leave; 8 bank holidays and 6 additional holidays (closure days). Subsidised health and fitness facilities on-site; cycle to work scheme and a range of discounts including restaurants, retail outlets and entertainment. 

This role is offered on a full-time, fixed term basis until 31 March 2028, due to funding restrictions.

We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture at the University and creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work.  Our flexible working practices, including a hybrid working model, where employees can split their working time between the office and home, support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our institution as well as our people.

We believe equality and diversity are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a vibrant, proud and successful organisation.  A diverse workforce, with people from different racial, educational and social backgrounds and a range of ages, opens up a wealth of possibilities for Southampton.  

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Richard Barnes,

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