University of York – Department of History
Salary Range: £31,604 - £38,832 a year, reduced pro rata
Hours: Part time
Ref Number: 6583
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Closing date: 1 May 2018
The University of York seeks to appoint a Project Manager to join the Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture (CSCC) in the Department of History on the Heslington campus. The post is part-time (22.2 hours per week), and fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance. The post holder may be required to travel to meet clients at different locations across the country.
You will be responsible for supporting the Centre Director and other senior staff in managing and organising the operational aspects of the Centre’s varied research and consultancy projects, ensuring these are delivered according to schedule and that they have attained the expected levels of quality commensurate with the Centre’s reputation in research and consultancy. You will also be responsible for coordinating the finances of the Centre to include oversight of the financial processes and management of grants. As well as scheduling the work of staff within the Centre, you will liaise with a range of people, both internal and external to the University, including clients and collaborative partners from churches and cathedrals around the country.
You should be educated to degree level or with equivalent experience and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (to include Word, Excel and Powerpoint). Experience of financial planning and budgeting is a prerequisite for the post, as is the ability to manage the staffing arrangements to support projects. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential, as are negotiating and problem-solving skills.
Salary will be within the range of 31,064 - £38,832 per annum (pro-rated for part-time working), on grade 6 of the University’s pay scales.
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This post is available on a fixed term basis for 2 years in the first instance.
This post is available part time for 22.2 hours a week (0.6 FTE).
Interview date: To be confirmed
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