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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics



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Assistant Staff Vacancies

Section Coordinator (Part Time, Maternity cover)

MMLL, a vibrant, busy and welcoming place to work, is looking for maternity leave cover for one of our Section Coordinators, supporting the Theoretical and Applied Linguistics Section. If you like to be busy, relish a challenge and enjoy variety in your work, this might be the role for you. This role would be ideal for a Grade 3 or 4 administrator looking for development experience in general university administration and undergraduate programme administration. 

You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of TAL operations, coordinating undergraduate teaching and examining and providing general administrative assistance in support of other Faculty-wide and Section-specific activities, including acting as Secretary to the Board of Examiners for the Linguistics Tripos and supporting the management committee for the Applied Linguistics Fund. The Faculty runs a program of outreach events, including its own undergraduate open day, which you will be actively involved in supporting.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of working in an administrative role, ideally in Higher Education, as well as excellent communication skills and a successful track-record of contributing to the development of administrative systems and processes to improve the service provided. We are looking for someone who is well-organised, works well as part of a team and who has a commitment to providing high quality services to our students and staff. The ability to manage competing priorities and move between tasks at short notice to meet deadlines, without compromising quality, is also high on our list of essential criteria.

This is a temporary position, providing cover for the current role holder whilst on maternity leave. This post is fixed-term for 12 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier. The hours of work are 22.5 per week, ideally worked over 4 or 5 days.

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Research Administrator (Temporary Cover)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and versatile person with strong administrative skills to join our friendly and dynamic professional services team whilst the current role holder takes maternity leave. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with experience in research administration/support to develop and broaden their skill set.

The Research Administrator in MMLL is responsible for providing a comprehensive and efficient research management service to the Faculty across the entire research project lifecycle, including (but not limited to) costing and pricing research grant applications, administering the application process for research ethics approval, supporting staff with project accounting and assisting with reporting and audits. The Research Administrator will work closely with key members of staff across the Faculty. The Research Administrator acts as Secretary to the Faculty's Research Strategy Committee.

We are looking for a pro-active individual who is highly numerate, analytical and able to work independently and as part of a team with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Applicants will also possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and be confident in dealing with individuals at all levels of seniority. You will work collaboratively within your immediate team, and across School and University services, sharing best practice and facilitating continuous improvement. High levels of initiative are required for the role, with the ability to review processes and introduce new ways of working where appropriate in order to ensure the provision of an excellent service.

This post is fixed-term for 1 years or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

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