Postgraduate Research Coordinator

Lancaster University
January 29, 2023
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Postgraduate Research Coordinator

Lancaster Environment Centre Salary: £23,715 to £27,131 pro rata Closing Date: Sunday 29 January 2023 Interview Date: Thursday 09 February 2023 Reference: 0006-23

Lancaster Environment Centre (Department) at Lancaster University is seeking to appoint a part time Postgraduate Research (PGR) Coordinator. As part of the Student Office Team, the role holder will support the delivery and administration of Postgraduate students and the student experience. Postgraduate research students come from varied backgrounds, will already hold an undergraduate degree and will work on a research project supervised by a dedicated supervision team. The Student Office Team, led by the Student Programmes Officer, provide support to staff and students across all Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes including research within the Department. Within the Team, Coordinators are each assigned lead (or core) responsibility for specific activities or year groups whilst being able to assist across the whole provision as required.

Our Lancaster University values believe in respecting each other by being open and fair and promoting diversity, building strong communities by working effectively together in a supportive way and creating positive change by being ambitious in our learning, expertise and action.

ABOUT YOU

You will:

  • Have experience of providing a high level of customer service.
  • Have the ability to prioritise workload to meet competing deadlines, and the ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Be able to present information accurately and communicate effectually with a wide range of people.
  • Be able to demonstrate competent IT skills and the ability to work with new systems and software in an evolving digital environment.
  • THE BENEFITS OF THE ROLE

  • Generous holiday leave - 25 days (pro-rata) annual leave plus University closure days and bank holidays.
  • Access to employee pension scheme, and annual flexible benefits scheme.
  • We are committed to promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion across the Faculty, and supporting family-friendly, flexible and agile working policies on an individual basis. The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in Higher Education and research.
  • LEC is a large department with around 650 undergraduate students, 80 taught postgraduate students, 160 postgraduate research students, over 80 academic staff, 50 research staff and over 50 professional services staff (administration, business-facing and technical). LEC's teaching and research focus on the environment, spanning across social and natural sciences.

    Further information about the Department can be found at https:// www. lancaster.ac.uk/lec/

    The start date is as soon as possible.

    Please upload a cover letter with your application. In your cover letter, please include your rationale and interest in applying for this particular post, and examples of your commitment to the ongoing development of skills and experience.

    For each of the supporting statements in the application form, please include examples to show your experience and/or skills in that area.

    We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups, for this indefinite, part-time 22 hours (0.6 Full Time Equivalent) post.

    We encourage informal enquires to discuss any aspect of this role either via telephone or an in-person meeting. To arrange please contact: Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be made to Lynne Haley (Departmental Administrator) at [email protected]

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    advertised roles are UK based.

    The University provides an environment that strongly supports the

    individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster' information page.

    We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an

    individual basis. The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.

    We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless

    of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.

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