Open on: 06/04/2021
Closing on: 14/04/2021
Hours per week
We are looking to appoint an Administrator to provide support to the Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IHSS) which is an ideas generating hub and a platform for enabling, enhancing and expanding inter- and cross-disciplinary activity in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). The post is a part time (21 hours per week), permanent appointment, located in Mile End. Starting salary will be in the range of £34,220 – £40,194 pro rata, inclusive of London Allowance.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Director and the Faculty Research Manager team to plan, facilitate and monitor the development of the IHSS and will be directly responsible for organising events and other outputs, outreach to academics and potential speakers, and providing budgetary updates. They will deliver a high level of professional support in website management and in digital and social media communications both internally and externally.
The appointee will develop relationships with a variety of external and internal academic staff, professional services staff and other stakeholders, building good relationships internally and developing your own knowledge of inter-disciplinary research activity and engagement at Queen Mary and more broadly.
The Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IHSS) was established in 2018 as an ideas generating hub and a platform for enabling, enhancing and expanding inter- and cross-disciplinary activity in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). Details about the IHSS can be found at https://www.qmul.ac.uk/ihss/
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers. We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.