Event Coordinator – CG1902NB

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as an Event Coordinator in the Centre for Energy Ethics within the School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies at the University of St Andrews.  Working closely with the Centre Director, Centre Administrator, Digital Communications Officer, Senior Policy Fellow, Artist-in-Residence and the wider Research Team, the post holder will provide pro-active and professional support to ensure the smooth organisation and running of events at the Centre for Energy Ethics.  

The role holder will have extensive experience of working in events and public engagement, and of managing projects and events. They will have excellent organisational, numerical, administrative and communication skills. They will be a strong team player with good interpersonal skills, a highly motivated self-starter who is able to plan, organise and prioritise their workload in a busy and fast-paced environment. They will have excellent IT skills and knowledge of virtual event platforms.  In fulfilling the role, they will be expected to proactively liaise with students and staff across Schools and Units as well as with external stakeholders.  

Experience in a similar role in a University or research environment would be advantageous.  

This is a part time (0.5 FTE) post, on a fixed term contract for 3 years.  

For informal enquiries, we encourage those considering applying to contact the Director of the Centre for Energy Ethics, Dr Mette High (mmh20@st-andrews.ac.uk) or the Centre Administrator and Research Coordinator for Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies, Lisa Neilson (ls40@st-andrews.ac.uk).  

We are fully committed to equality and diversity in our recruitment and employment policies.  We operate family-friendly hours for core meetings and are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for staff.     

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community and other protected characteristics who are underrepresented in professional support posts at the University.  

The University of St Andrews is committed to equality for all, demonstrated though our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter and Stonewall).  More details can be found at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.  

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  Further information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/.  

Closing Date:  27 September 2021   Interview Date:  12 October 2021   

Please quote ref: CG1902NB 

Further Particulars: CG1902NB FPs.doc   

School of Philosophical, Anthropological & Film Studies, (Centre for Energy Ethics) 
Salary: £23,487 - £26,341 per annum pro rata
Start Date: As soon as possible
Fixed Term: 3 years
Part time: 18.125 hrs per week (0.5 FTE)

Event Coordinator – CG1902NB