Job title: Administrative Assistant – Technical Team
Company: Swansea University
Job description: £ 22,417 to £ 25,217 per annum (pro rata as part-time), together with NEST pension benefits (National Employment Savings Trust)
The normal expectation is that the successful applicant will be appointed on the minimum of the scale on 1 August each year (subject to six months’ service).
It is a fixed term until 31/08/2022.
The main purpose of the post
The UKSeRP (UK Secure Research Platform) is a technology developed within the Population Data Science group within Swansea University Medical School. Swansea University works with organizations in the UK and worldwide to share knowledge and experience on the platform. To support the storage and secure sharing of research data sets to support research activities.
Following the success of the SAIL database support, the infrastructure used to provide the SAIL database has been identified as suitable for presenting datasets to other research groups in Swansea, and to the interest of organizations in Australia and Canada, there is implementation at 2 locations outside the UK.
The technical team within the Population Data Science Group develops solutions to support research activities and improve accessibility to research datasets by exploring the latest opportunities open source and products offered by vendors.
The purpose of the role is to assist the technical team to effectively manage the administrative aspects of the daily activities. The postmaster is responsible for the management and facilitation of a variety of technical team-related groups, the organization and administration of technical activities, such as user-based support, knowledge sharing sessions and the provision of administrative support throughout the technical team.
The role provides an exciting opportunity to join Swansea University Medical School, one of the leading medical schools in the UK.
Swansea University Medical School offers an interdisciplinary approach to educating and training the next generation of physicians, life scientists, and health professionals. It works with the NHS, the business world and the third sector in a spirit of open innovation and has established itself as a world-class place to learn, explore and innovate. The Medical School ranks 1st in the UK for research environment and 2nd for overall research quality (REF2014-2021) and 3rd for Medicine (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021).
The Medical School became the first division to receive an Athena SWAN Charter Silver Equality Challenge (ECU) Award in 2015 in 2015, and was awarded again in 2019 in recognition of its commitment to equality. The University also holds the Athena SWAN Charter Silver Award.
Swansea University has been awarded the gold award by the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence and Student Outcome Framework (TEF) for recognizing its excellent teaching standards.
Informal inquiries and further information
Informal inquiries are welcome and should be directed to Richard Here
Terms of service
Working hours are 35 per week.
The annual leave is 29 days a year plus holidays (pro rata for part-time staff).
The job description contains the duties of this job on the closing date. It is rated as APM 5 against the benchmark profile for this grade. It may be necessary to change these duties from time to time within the degree description.
The appointment is subject to the general conditions of employment for staff of professional services (grades 3 to 6 included).
The following link provides more information on the benefits of working at the University of Swansea:
The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all its practices and activities. We strive to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and childbirth, race (including color, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.
Expected salary: £22417 – 25217 per year
Location: United Kingdom
Job date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 05:53:31 GMT
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