Event Coordinator – CG1902GB

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, Deputy Director, Director of Policy, 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 in-person, virtual and hybrid 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 and will have experience in finance administration. 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 post is offered on a fixed term a fixed term basis for 3 years as it is dependent on external funding.


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).


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


Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/


In accordance with the new immigration rules, it is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. The University encourages all interested candidates to apply regardless of nationality and all applications received are assessed against the essential and desirable criteria listed in the further particulars. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate their right to work in the UK prior to commencing employment and where required, obtain the right to work in the UK without relying on University sponsorship. Information on other visa options is available at https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa or by contacting our HR Immigration Team on hrimmigration@st-andrews.ac.uk.


Closing Date: 30 November 2022

Interview Date: Week of the 12 December 2022 (TBC)

Please quote ref: CG1902GB

Further Particulars: CG1902GB FPs.doc



School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies (Centre for Energy Ethics)
Salary: £24,285 - £27,929 per annum
Start date: as soon as possible
Fixed-term: 3 years 


Event Coordinator – CG1902GB