Global Engagement Salary: £25,138 to £28,759 Closing Date: Monday 18 December 2023 Interview Date: Friday 12 January 2024 Reference: 1257-23
In the top 15 in all United Kingdom league tables, and the Times and Sunday Times International University of the Year in 2020, Lancaster University has established itself as a world player in research and teaching. Students from one hundred countries make up a thriving community based on a beautiful parkland campus.
Alongside a strong commitment to engage with the regional agenda, Lancaster has an international outlook, with four strategic partnerships in China, Ghana, Germany and Malaysia. In addition, we have research, teaching and student exchange collaborations with leading universities and institutions in many countries around the world.
Joining the Team
The Global Engagement team's portfolio of work includes student mobility, partnership management, international reputation and strategic partnership engagement. It is a very busy team with a wide range of activities across the year. You will find lots of additional information here on our Global Partnerships webpages and Global Experiences webpages.
We are looking for an organised, motivated and enthusiastic person to contribute to the achievement of the University's international strategy by ensuring an efficient and effective engagement with global partners and academic contacts. You will maintain and develop the Global Engagement communications, facilitating campaigns, monitoring engagement levels, and leading on the capture of new academic contacts globally.
By providing administrative support, including being a first contact point for enquiries, you will ensure relationships are well managed and receive timely responses to enquiries. By taking oversight of the partnership agreement process, the role holder will ensure Lancaster's collaborations are effectively managed in ways aligned with the international strategy.
Working in a lively and challenging environment, applicants for the post will be expected to demonstrate initiative and the ability to communicate effectively; to prioritise and manage a diverse workload; to work flexibly in order to meet deadlines; and to work successfully as part of a team.
Significant relevant experience of working in a busy office environment and a great eye for detail is essential. You will also need to have experience of operating a range of administrative processes and systems, ideally within an educational establishment, as well as excellent IT skills.
We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena Swan Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce and ensuring our culture is inclusive and welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.
Lancaster encourages hybrid working options for our workforce offering flexibility with a blend of working remotely and on campus.
This role is offered on an indefinite contract.
If you have any questions or would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Amanda Helsby, Project and Administrative Officer, at [email protected].
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