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Management Support Officer

Do you enjoy being part of a team providing a range of administrative support? Do you have excellent organisational, attention to detail, communication and IT skills along with an interest in supporting academic staff in a Higher Education context?

The IDEA Centre is a specialist unit whose diverse and vibrant community conduct teaching, research, training and consultancy in applied ethics with the aim of helping students and professionals identify, analyse, and respond effectively to the ethical issues they face in personal and professional life.

As a member of the School’s Management and Administration Support team (MASS), your primary responsibilities will be working with the IDEA Centre Manager as part of a successful team ensuring the effective running of the Centre’s management administration activities. You will support an extensive programme of inter-disciplinary ethics teaching delivered within programmes of study across the University, as well as the Centre’s vibrant research and consultancy activities.

You will also play a key role in the integration of the IDEA Centre to the School of PRHS which is agreed for January 2020.  You will work with both the Centre Manager and the School Manager to support the transition into the School, with particular emphasis on process alignment. 

This role will suit an experienced administrator who thrives on making things happen, who is a proactive problem solver with experience of innovative thinking who will seek to improve the Management Administration service within the IDEA Centre and who will respond to challenges in an organised and efficient way.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Kathryn Blythe, IDEA Centre Manager

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 37794, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Philosophy, Religion & History of Science
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,511 to £32,817 p.a.
Working Time:  35 hours
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (1 February 2020 (or as soon as possible thereafter) to 31 July 2021)
Release Date:  Friday 20 December 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 19 January 2020
Interview Date:  Monday 27 January 2020
Reference:  AHCIE1010
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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