We are looking for a highly organised and motivated individual who enjoys working collaboratively and with colleagues, has strong administration and written/visual documentation skills, and who can take initiative, work to instruction, and consistently deliver to a high standard with a strong eye for detail. The role will provide co-ordination support across a range of internal KE development projects and initiatives, working with colleagues across UAL, as well as providing direct day-to-day support to the Director of KE.
This role is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working across multiple workstreams, working as part of a team, and delivering at pace. It also represents a great development opportunity for an individual with existing administration and co-ordination experience, who is seeking to gain more project management skills and experience, and to develop their career in a creative higher education environment.
Why choose us?
As the largest specialist arts institution in Europe, University of the Arts London (UAL) is a vibrant global centre for creative arts innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.
This is an exciting time to join UAL, as part of a growing team with responsibility for driving innovation and knowledge exchange (KE) activity that leverages our expertise across UAL’s broad range of creative disciplines to achieve profile, scale and impact for the University and benefits the wider creative economy in London and beyond.
You are a multi-tasker skilled at inclusive communication, stakeholder engagement, community building, and making connections across diverse workstreams to add value. You have experience of co-ordinating and monitoring multiple projects and activity workstreams, as well as scheduling and clerking related meetings from which you pro-actively follow up actions. You can also evidence your ability to work both independently and collaboratively, as part of a team.
You demonstrate great organisational skills and professional curiosity, and can conduct desk-based research and effectively manipulate, analyse and present performance data. You can plan, prioritise and manage resources effectively to achieve objectives, and are able to suggest practical solutions to new or unique problems. You will ideally also have a good knowledge of the operational and policy environment of higher education – particularly as these relate to Knowledge Exchange.
In return, UAL offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.
If you have any queries contact ADS Recruitment Team via email ADSstaffRecruitment@arts.ac.uk or telephone: 020 7514 2965 / 9627.
UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
Candidates are advised to submit applications early.