The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6.
The Social Research Institute – formerly the Department of Social Science – in the IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society is one of the leading centres for social research in the UK. It is home to seven internationally renowned research units: Centre for Longitudinal Studies ,Centre for Time Use Research ,CLOSER,EPPI-Centre , Quantitative Social Science , Social Science Research Unit ,Thomas Coram Research Unit.
The Centre for Longitudinal Studies is an interdisciplinary research centre, which is funded by ESRC to scientifically lead and run four of Britain’s internationally renowned cohort studies: 1958 National Child Development Study (NCDS) , 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) , Millennium Cohort Study (MCS), Next Steps (formerly the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England).
The Centre has also recently been funded to test the feasibility of establishing a new UK birth cohort study, the Early Life Cohort Feasibility Study (funded by ESRC), and is collaborating on two further new longitudinal studies, the Children of the 2020s (funded by DfE) and the Covid Social Mobility study (COSMO) (funded by UKRI).
We now seek a Centre Administrator to support a range of functions across CLS. In this exciting role your work will involve HR, Centre Administration and Financial Administration. In conjunction with IoE Recruitment team, you will assist CLS recruiting managers with drafting the recruitment documentation and providing advice on the recruitment process at IoE.
As part of the administration you will develop and maintain a good knowledge of Centre’s administrative processes and procedures and assist the CLS Research Finance Officer with reporting and record keeping for grant funded projects.
You will have good general education to GCSE/A levels, NVQ Level I/II Administration, or equivalent, having experience of HR supports and experience of the recruitment and induction of staff.
You will have experience of collating and maintaining administrative and project documents, including reports, work plans, contact lists, risk and issues registers and monitoring progress, along with excellent IT skills including email, spreadsheets, word processing, databases, including financial software packages to a high standard (e.g., MyFinance and Research Management software such as Worktribe, or similar).
The post will require basic DBS clearance.
Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.
For informal enquiries about this role please contact Felicia Teague – [email protected].
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Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.
Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.
Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.