Coordinator, Institute for Sustainability (fixed-term role) (CC10293)

University of Bath
February 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:£27,929
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Job title Coordinator, Institute for Sustainability (fixed-term role)

Department Chemistry

Salary Starting from £27,929, rising to £34,308

Grade Grade 6

SOC Code - Visa Requirements There is no SOC code listed and I don't believe this role is eligible for sponsorship

Placed on Friday 27 January 2023

Closing date Sunday 12 February 2023

Interview date Thursday 16 February 2023

Reference CC10293


The University of Bath Institute for Sustainability is looking for a motivated and hard-working Coordinator to provide administrative support and financial administration for coordination of its Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable and Chemical Technologies (CSCT).

An interest in sustainability is preferred, as you will work closely with PhD students and researchers in Sustainable Technologies and Systems, as well as with the Institute's team to provide support in a variety of tasks including:

  • Event planning and organisation, including online events
  • Event marketing and advertising
  • Committee and Board planning and organisation
  • Financial administration
  • Administrative support to the Directors, PhD researchers and staff
  • Organisation of training
  • Project management
  • This is a very dynamic role where the ability to work with people from different backgrounds as well as build strong interpersonal relationships is key, as you will interact with a variety of internal and external stakeholders on a daily basis.

    We are looking for a highly organised individual with the ability to juggle different tasks and a keen eye for detail, as well as a positive attitude. You will possess a conscientious approach to work, a well-developed sense of responsibility as well as a high degree of flexibility. Capacity for autonomous and pro-active working as well as the ability to contribute to a team is essential.

    Further information:

    Sustainability is one of three strategic themes for research at the University of Bath. Centred on Science and Technology Driven Sustainability , the Institute for Sustainability brings together a unique range of expertise to address the core focus of sustainability, spanning curiosity-driven molecular science, challenge-led fundamental science, applied science and engineering, and whole systems approaches.

    The Institute currently has two overarching research themes – sustainable chemical technologies and sustainable systems. We apply interdisciplinarity across all spheres of activity: research-led education; PhD training; Early Career Researchers' development; fundamental and applied research; international collaboration; policy, public engagement; and knowledge exchange.

    We are leaders in many areas, including many large EPSRC initiatives such as the CDT in Sustainable Chemical Technologies, which will host this position.

    Our research, training and innovation programmes are underpinned by world- class facilities housing state-of-the-art equipment for chemical and material characterisation, analysis and testing, computation, and digitisation as well as for scale-up of chemical, biochemical and materials manufacturing and processing.

    This is a fixed-term position until December 2023.

    For informal enquiries about this role please contact Francesca Guiso Gallisai, Operations Director, Institute for Sustainability ([email protected]), however, please submit your application via the University website.

    What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
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  • Terms of Employment

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