Environment and Sustainability Institute
The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.
Based at our Penryn campus, near Falmouth, the Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) is a £30 million interdisciplinary centre leading cutting-edge research into solutions to problems of environmental change; in so doing we are enhancing people's lives by improving their relationships with the environment.
We are seeking an experienced senior administrator to work closely with the Director and senior team of the ESI to help it delivery its strategic goals. A team player you will ensure that the Institute operates smoothly on a day to day basis and support the Director in the longer term planning. Working as part of the wider professional services team of the University you will contribute to ensuring continuous improvement in our processes towards supporting the University and the Institute achieving the stated and emerging strategic goals.
The University offers some fantastic benefits including generous holiday entitlements, options for flexible working, an onsite gym, parking and a stunning campus environment. Take a look at our careers site (www.exeter.ac.uk/working) for more information.
Cornwall will appeal if you wish to work in beautiful surroundings with plenty of opportunities for sporting and outdoor activities. The campus is a few minutes’ walk from Penryn and only 10 minutes from Falmouth, which is the centre of Cornwall’s creative scene, with businesses, studios, shops and galleries, and great live music across the town. Falmouth’s seven beaches, beautiful rivers and the world-famous marina also make it a haven for those who love sand, sailing and surf. The University will also assist with relocation costs and support where required.
Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for this position.
Interviews are expected to take place the week commencing 29 May.
The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.