An exciting opportunity to support world leading researchers and students to change the future with their ideas!
Future Worlds is seeking a Senior Administrator to join the Faculty Operating Service, based in The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences. This will be the right opportunity for you if you’re interested in supporting and working with a forward thinking, diverse team at the University of Southampton.
Future Worlds is the startup accelerator at the University of Southampton. We engage, support and accelerate researchers and students who have ideas that can change the world. Our focus is to help purpose driven, highly scalable and disruptive tech startups. We measure success by impact as we build a world leading, diverse ecosystem of tech startups that change the world for good, with an inclusive startup community on campus enriched by the diversity of its members. Our events, workshops and online content inspire the next generation of aspiring tech visionaries and our purpose-built Accelerator Space hosts resident and hot desking founders in the centre of a thriving startup culture at the University.
The Future Worlds Senior Administrator is a vital member of our small team. You will be responsible for supporting our engagement with researchers, academics and students to help maximise the outcomes founders can achieve.
You will provide comprehensive, effective and efficient administrative support to Future Worlds, including the development and management of effective processes for the team, supporting the delivery of Future Worlds events, and capturing and analysing relevant data.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and aspiring candidate with a desire to make an impact through creating open opportunities that enable people on campus to pursue bold startup journeys. You will contribute to the inclusive culture at Future Worlds, bringing together faculty staff, academics, researchers, students, startup founders and external stakeholders to enable ambitious outcomes.
We’re looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills to help us engage the research and student community and promote commercial opportunities. Experience of startups is desirable, and you should be a fast learner with a drive to achieve high quality results quickly.
What we can offer:
Check out the staff benefits and why you should join us at The University of Southampton!
As a University we aim to create a sustainable and inclusive work environment where everyone can thrive, evidenced by our Athena SWAN silver award. We believe equality and diversity are fundamental to making the University a vibrant, proud and successful organisation and we welcome applications from candidates who will join us in supporting this commitment.
Sustainability, and being a globally responsible organisation, is another of the University’s key commitments and in supporting this, the University has been awarded the Platinum EcoAward.
If you want further information about the position please contact Alex Dunlop firstname.lastname@example.org or Kate Proh email@example.com and explore our website at www.futureworlds.com
The application deadline is midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need assistance, call Recruitment on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Quote the advert reference 2419523GN on all correspondence.
Closing Date: 19 Sep 2023
Section: Management, Specialist & Administrative
Salary: £29,605 to £33,966 Per annum Full Time Permanent