Research Administrator

University of Leicester

About the role
In this role you will be responsible for providing administrative support for a research project that is being undertaken by academic colleagues based with the University of Leicester, University of Sheffield and Aston University. The project focus is on how Research Impact case studies are written and evaluated and make recommendations on how they can be improved for future Research Excellent Framework (REF) exercises. 
You will be responsible for data collection, downloading of sample cases and extracting relevant information. In addition, you will edit the information for inclusion in reports, ensuring deadlines are met and the smooth running of the project through appropriate information exchange across the three partners. 
About you
With experience in a relevant, equivalent role, you will have experience of collecting, manipulating and analysing data, particularly through excel. You will also be comfortable working qualitative and quantitative data and building/cleaning datasets.
Motivated by delivering great customer service, you will be comfortable with prioritising your own work, working to tight deadlines, using your own initiative to resolve issues as they occur. We are looking for a self-starter with a pro-active approach and a keen eye for detail. 
Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and can initially be made to [email protected].

As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to professional development, this role will also be considered on a seconded basis for existing staff members. Please ensure this is discussed with your line manager prior to applying. More information regarding secondments can be found here .
The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change , which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.
As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.
We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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