Senior Research and Knowledge Exchange Administrator

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 20 May 2021

Salary: £27,500 per annum

Specific Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Senior Research and Knowledge Exchange Administrator

£27,500 per annum

37.5 hours per week



About Us


Hartpury University is a leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University is located on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to undergraduate and postgraduate education from foundation level to PhDs. The University holds Teaching Excellence Framework Gold and has 98% graduate employability.  We have a passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks making Hartpury an ideal career choice.


About the Role


  • Providing administrative support for the broad range of research and knowledge exchange activity across the University.
  • Supervising projects and staff
  • Providing administrative support for post-graduate research students, funding and ethics applications, as well as liaising with external organisations.
  • For an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Dr Jane Williams, Head of Research at


About You


  • Experienced and proactive administrator, with an interest in research and knowledge exchange.
  • Ability to organize and prioritise your own work and will happily take the lead in project management.
  • Work effectively as part of a team to resolve problems and develop practice and procedure.
  • Ability to build effective relationships with colleagues, students and external organisations.
  • Previous experience of working within administration within a Higher Education or research environment would be advantageous.


What we Offer


  • Wellbeing events and Employee Assistance Programme
  • LGPS Pension Scheme
  • Employee discounts scheme
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays increasing with length of service


Click the button below to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 


Click here to view the full Job Description and Person Specification.


The closing date for receipt of applications is the 20th May 2021.

Interviews will be held on the 3rd of June 2021


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 


Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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