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CREST Personal Assistant

Salary:   £22,017 to £25,482
Closing Date:   Friday 17 May 2019
Interview Date:   Friday 07 June 2019
Reference:  N1911

The Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST) is an interdisciplinary research centre at the forefront of the UK’s efforts to understand, mitigate and counter security threats. Commissioned by the ESRC in partnership with the UK security and intelligence agencies, the Centre enables world-leading academics, policy makers and practitioners to come together and work on the key issues of our times. We are seeking to appoint a personal assistant to work with the Director and Deputy Director of CREST.

You will provide a high level, confidential and efficient professional PA support service to CREST’s Director and Deputy Director. This will include diary, forward planning and day file preparation, servicing of meetings, supporting travel, and representing CREST in a range of communication and networking scenarios. You will join an active Centre management team and should anticipate having the opportunity to contribute to a wide variety of activities within the Centre alongside friendly and enthusiastic colleagues. 

You should have substantial experience of providing administrative support within a research setting. The post will be fixed term until end September 2020, pending CREST being successful at securing funding to continue beyond that date. 

The Department of Psychology provides a work environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, promoting a healthy work-life balance. We hold the Athena SWAN Bronze award, recognising our commitment to the representation of and support for women in the academic workplace. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis. 

We particularly welcome applications from people in all diversity groups. Appointments will always be made on merit.

Informal enquiries are welcome, and should be addressed to Professor Paul J. Taylor (email: Tel: 01524 594421) in the first instance.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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