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Finance and Operations Administrator, - Ref:1884066  

Location of position: London
Grades: 6
Hours: Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £29,802 - £34,867 per annum
Closing Date: 29 May 2022

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Finance and Operations Administrator is a member of the Operations Services Team within the School of Slavonic and East European Studies. To support and contribute to the provision of high quality, effective and efficient financial, resource and facilities management services, administrating and coordinating a range of key business services, operational and processes, including procurement, payroll, staff recruitment, and health and safety compliance. The post-holder will work closely with and support the Finance & Resources Manager, and also with the School’s Human Resources Officer and other relevant professional service and academic colleagues in the discharge of their duties and functions. The Finance and Operations Administrator is a member of the Operations Services Team within the School of Slavonic and East European Studies. To support and contribute to the provision of high quality, effective and efficient financial, resource and facilities management services, administrating and coordinating a range of key business services, operational and processes, including procurement, payroll, staff recruitment, and health and safety compliance. The post-holder will work closely with and support the Finance & Resources Manager, and also with the School’s Human Resources Officer and other relevant professional service and academic colleagues in the discharge of their duties and functions.
 

Key Requirements

The successful applicant will ideally be educated to ‘A’ level’ or equivalent experience, in busy administrative roles. They will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven experience in providing an efficient and effective level of service to colleagues, excellent attention to detail and a willingness to adapt to changing priorities.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed via UCL vacancies websiteIf you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Shevanese Anderson, shevanese.anderson@ucl.ac.ukIf you would like to have an informal conversation about the role, please contact Mukesh Hindocha, m.hindocha@ucl.ac.uk.
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

 


Programme Administrator, - Ref:1884336

Location of position: London
Grades: 6
Hours: Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £29,802 - £34,867 per annum
Closing Date: 12 june 2022

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The School of Slavonic & East European Studies (SSEES) is seeking to recruit a Programme Administrator to provide high-quality, efficient and effective administrative support and advice to assist the delivery and management of a portfolio of designated Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught programmes, working closely with appropriate academic and professional service colleagues. This post will make a critical contribution to the provision of the School’s high-quality teaching and training, and our wider student experience, and is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious teaching administrator who enjoys working in close partnership with academics and students, and is seeking to expend their experience of different levels and types of learning and teaching.
 
Key Requirements
We are looking for proactive individual with a good general education (A-Level, minimum) and significant previous experience of teaching administration work, including a period in the UK Higher Education sector or other similar educational environment. They will have sound IT skills and will possess a high standard of written and verbal communication skills. The successful candidate should be able to prioritise work effectively and deal with students and staff in a calm a constructive manner with tact and discretion. This post is in a shared office environment and the role holder should work as a flexible, cooperative member of the teaching support team. They should have a strong sense of personal responsibility and strong commitment to team working. The post holder should demonstrate a commitment to excellent customer service and student support skills with the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people both within SSEES and across UCL. Willingness to train and develop skills as required by the role and further professional development more generally.
 

 

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed via UCL vacancies website. If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Shevanese Anderson, shevanese.anderson@ucl.ac.ukFor enquiries concerning the role's duties and specification, please contact Mr Michael Wozniak, Academic Administration Manager, at m.wozniak@ucl.ac.uk .

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in Sociology, - Ref:1884497

Location of position: London
Grades: 7
Hours: Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £40,928 - £44,388 per annum
Closing Date: 19 june 2022

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies (SSEES – the school) is seeking to recruit an Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in Sociology (Grade 7), to start from 1 September 2022. The post holder will be required to: (1) deliver high-quality teaching in Social Theory and Political Sociology at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels; (2) mark and provide feedback on student assessments; (3) supervise and assess dissertations; (4) provide academic and pastoral support; (5) undertake relevant scholarship and pedagogic development activities. This position is to replace a member of staff currently bought out on a research grant for 24 months.

Key Requirements

To be appointed, the post holder will be required to have: a PhD or be close to completion in Sociology or a related discipline; comprehensive knowledge of social science pedagogy; experience of teaching social sciences at University level; experience of leading the planning, development and delivery of teaching, assessment, and feedback; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; experience of using virtual learning environments. The following experience would be desirable, but not essential: experience of providing supervision and academic and pastoral care to undergraduate and/or postgraduate students; demonstrable experience of contributing to the review of teaching provision and/or the student experience; experience of undertaking an administrative and/or management role(s) within an academic environment; and experience of mentoring and/or supervising Postgraduate Teaching Assistants.

 

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed via UCL vacancies websiteEnquiries about the post may be addressed to Dr Daniel Brett (Politics and Sociology Programme Area Coordinator) at daniel.brett@ucl.ac.uk. Queries regarding the application process can be sent to Shevanese Anderson (HR Officer) at shevanese.anderson@ucl.ac.uk.
 
We encourage applications from those who are underrepresented in the sector and in the UCL, but not exclusive to, people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds, women, and people who identify as having a disability.