Project Coordinator

Lancaster University
July 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,138 to £28,759
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Project Coordinator

Linguistics & English Language Location: Bailrigg, Lancaster, UK Salary: £25,138 to £28,759 pro rata (part time, indefinite with end date contract) Closing Date: Sunday 14 July 2024 Interview Date: Wednesday 24 July 2024 Reference: 0746-24

Hours: 0.6FTE

Location – Lancaster, Hybrid

Following the award of an Economic and Social Research Council large grant, Lancaster is seeking to appoint a Project Coordinator to work in the new Centre for Corpus Linguistic Approaches to Safeguarding Studies (CLASS). You will be responsible for assisting the management of the £2,500,000 project which looks to answer contemporary questions in safeguarding and child protection research.

Read more about the CLASS Centre and project here: New Centre of Excellence will improve outcomes for vulnerable families and children in safeguarding systems - Lancaster University

The role involves supporting the project lead at Lancaster, Professor Lauren Devine, with general administrative duties, for example scheduling and managing of diaries, arranging, attending and minuting in person and online meetings, arranging travel and accommodation, liaising with the procurement team and other relevant departments in Lancaster. The role requires close working with the project lead and wider university staff to ensure timely processing of expenses and invoices, and that regular project management and advisory board meetings are organised, attended and minuted. Coordinating the production and circulation of coordinating the production and circulation of papers/event materials, organising venues and refreshments for external engagement events. The role also involves liaising with the project's external partners, Co-Investigators in two other universities and supporting a research administrator based at Aston university.

You will have evidence of providing administrative support in a university or research environment, excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to develop effective relationships with external colleagues including members of the public.

The position is available from 1st August 2024 initially for one year with the possibility of extension.

The appointment is at Grade 5, £25,138-£28,759. Appointments are normally made at the bottom of the scale.

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Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

At Lancaster University we are committed to creating a fairer and more inclusive institution for all staff, students, visitors and our wider university community, where equality, diversity and inclusion is an integral part of our university's strategy, values and activities. We encourage applications from those who are underrepresented in the sector

Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact Professor Lauren Devine (Project Lead) [email protected] for an informal discussion and further information about the role.

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