water@leeds Administrator, Faculty of Environment
Faculty of Environment
Would you be interested in being part of a major new project mitigating the risks of floods and droughts, improving water quality and bringing significant benefits to the economy, environment and wider society? Do you have excellent communication and organisational skills with experience of supporting events and working to deadlines?
water@leeds is a major interdisciplinary theme at the University of Leeds. It works across campus to connect people and ideas to deliver enhanced funding bids, grow our research postgraduate numbers, deliver societal impact and ensure high quality research which enhances our international reputation as a leading interdisciplinary water centre.
The Integrated Catchment Solutions Programme (iCASP) is a £6 million investment over five years, with funding from the Natural Environment Research Council. iCASP will generate solutions to significant environmental issues and bring benefits across rural and urban areas of Yorkshire.
We are looking for a professional and proactive individual to provide excellent administrative support for a variety of projects and activities run by water@leeds and on the iCASP project.
You will have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to work using your own initiative. You will be required to work in a fast moving environment dealing with University staff and an array of external organisations. You must have the ability to deal with varied tasks, juggling priorities, and working under pressure to tight timescales.
What does the role entail?
As water@leeds Administrator, your main duties will include:
These duties provide a framework for the role and should not be regarded as a definitive list. Other reasonable duties may be required consistent with the grade of the post.
What will you bring to the role?
As water@leeds Administrator you will have:
You may also have:
How to apply
You can apply for this role online; more guidance can be found on our How to Apply information. Applications should be submitted by 23.59 (UK time) on the closing date.
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:
Professor Joseph Holden, Director of water@leeds and Director of iCASP
Professor Martin Tillotson, Director of water@leeds
Working at Leeds
You can find out more about our generous benefits package and more about what it is like to work at the University and live in the Leeds area in our Working at Leeds information.
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Criminal record information
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
A criminal record check is not required for this position, however, all applicants will be required to declare if they have any 'unspent' criminal offences, including those pending.
Any offer of appointment will be in accordance with our Criminal Records policy. You can find out more about required checks and declarations in our Criminal Records information.