Centre Manager (CAMaCS)

Coventry, West Midlands (GB)
£33,348 - £43,155 per annum.
08 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
03 Jul 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

The Centre for Applications of Mathematical and Computing Sciences (CAMaCS) is seeking an enthusiastic administrator to deliver a professional, effective service that supports it’s world class activity. This is an excellent opportunity to join the Professional Services team as we further develop our administration to accommodate departmental and University wide initiatives in the pursuit of service excellence.

The postholder will support the Centre’s management team, working with the Director, Programme Manager and other senior colleagues on strategic matters, including the Centre’s development as well as day to day responsibility for the Centre’s operation. Proactive engagement with a range of departments within the University as well as various external organisations is an essential aspect of the role. Other responsibilities include finance, human resources, communications, space management and research grant support. Planning for new activity and provision of advice and support to all staff, students and visitors who interact with the Centre are vital responsibilities within the role.

The successful candidate must have a good first degree, as well as the ability to handle data proficiently and the confidence to develop an understanding of the information systems. Essentials include strong IT skills, including the use of spreadsheets and databases, experience in constructing and maintaining websites, experience of managing grants, together with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to learn quickly. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise effectively with academic and other colleagues at all levels and to address and communicate information to individuals and groups, both verbally and in writing.

The postholder will have substantial administrative experience with a strong background in data management and use of IT systems. As a successful applicant, you will be flexible in approach, interested in developing your skills and enjoy problem solving. A good general knowledge of the Higher Education sector and the research environment in particular would be beneficial.

Athena SWAN Bronze Award 

The three departments (Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science) are committed to promoting equality and diversity, holding Athena SWAN Bronze or Silver awards demonstrating this commitment. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community and will give due consideration to applicants seeking flexible working patterns, and to those who have taken a career break. Further information about working at the University of Warwick, including information about childcare provision, career development and relocation is here.

We will consider applications for employment on a part-time or other flexible working basis, even where a position is advertised as full-time, unless there are operational or other objective reasons why it is not possible to do so.

To find out more or arrange an informal conversation about the role, please contact: Oliver Cooper (Head of Administration) at MathsDA@warwick.ac.uk 

Interview Date TBC.

Closing Date: 3 July 2023.