Institute Coordinator (Sustainability and Resilience)

Southampton, United Kingdom
£28,929 to £33,348 Per annum
05 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
16 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Funding Development

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £28,929 to £33,348 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 16 June 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2322623TW

The University is seeking a Coordinator for its new Sustainability and Resilience Institute.  The new institute is a hub of interdisciplinary research excellence that will address complex sustainable development through innovative solutions. 

As Institute Coordinator you will be play a key role in supporting the development of the Sustainability and Resilience Institute.  Working with the Director, you will be responsible for providing a comprehensive administrative support and for supporting initiatives that will raise the profile of the Institute, facilitate links and research collaborations with external organisations.  This new role would suit a self-starter with an interest in environmental issues and sustainable development.

With good communication skills you will be a confident and enthusiastic coordinator and have experience in supporting new initiatives involving multiple internal and external stakeholders.  Working amongst world-leading researchers, you will heave a passion for delivering a high standard of customer and stakeholder experience and work with our academics and partners to support the development of projects that advance the mission of the Institute.

Working here

As a university, we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and we are active in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work.

We welcome applications from candidates who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities. Committed to supporting our staff and students, we are open to a flexible working approach. We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly and those who have taken a career break.  We have adopted a hybrid-working model across the university combining working from home with regular time on campus.

As well as additional benefits, such as a generous holiday allowance of 30 days annual leave, plus a further 6 university closure days and 8 UK bank holidays.  We will support your long-term future with access to a pension scheme, subsidised health and fitness facilities and a range of discounts. We are committed to supporting our staff and students, and are open to flexible working approaches; giving consideration to part time applications. 

For a discussion about the post please contact Professor Craig Hutton, Director of Sustainability and Resilience Institute ( or MylènePloyaert, Head of Research Funding Development ( Applications should be made via reference: 

Application Procedure

The application deadline is midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need assistance, call Recruitment on  +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Quote the advert reference 2322623TW on all correspondence. 

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