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Personal Assistant to the Head of Department and Project Administrator of the Nahrein Network

Grade 5 (£24,506-£27,863 per annum) || Fixed-term until 31 August 2021

UCL History is recruiting a candidate to work proactively under the direction of Professor Eleanor Robson in her capacity as both Head of Department in UCL History and Principal Investigator for the 'Nahrein Network' project.

Personal Assistant - Head of Department. Key duties and responsibilities will include managing the Head of Department's calendar, email, correspondence and phone queries; scheduling and servicing probation and appraisal meetings, the peer observation scheme and the Departmental Advistory Group; and supporting the production of departmental strategy documents. The post holder will also provide some administrative support to the Departmental Tutor in outreach activities.

Project Administrator - The Nahrein Network. The Project Administrator will be responsible for running the Project Office, providing administrative support to the Project, and acting as the principal point of contact for all network members, project visitors, participants and partners. The Project Administrator will play a key role in supporting the principal investigator in handling the day-to-day running of the network and project, including budget responsibility. In addition, the Project Administrator will facilitate project events, maintain the website and assist with communications (including social media).

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills and previous experience working within the higher education sector, ideally on project work; will be able to demonstrate excellent IT (including web design and maintenance) and organisational skills; and the ability to carry out all administration relating to the Nahrein project including coordination of network participants and day-to-day budget responsibility.

The closing date for applications to this post is Friday 26 October 2018. Interviews will be held on 2 November 2018.

To access the full job description and apply online, please visit the UCL HR webpage for this post.