Jobs at Goldsmiths
School Research and Knowledge Exchange Manager
Goldsmiths, University of London, is a leading arts, humanities and social science university. It is located in New Cross in the London Borough of Lewisham. An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and experienced professional services Manager to join the University’s Research and Enterprise Directorate. The role holder will be responsible for overseeing the support provided by the School Research and KE Officers for research related and KE operations at School level within the College. Working within Research and Enterprise, s/he will contribute to the development and implementation of improved systems and processes across the College, to help enhance the capacity of Goldsmiths to secure and manage increased research and KE income, and to support the career development of its researchers and the research environment within which they operate. The role holder will also work on the development of new or planned initiatives as part of the College’s commitment to Research and Knowledge Exchange. S/he will play a key role in supporting effective two-way engagement between the College’s research and KE strategies and those of Schools and departments, including activities to advance the College’s thematic research priorities.
The post holder will provide expert advice and support at the highest standards of service to academic and professional staff across multiple departments. We are seeking a motivated professional, with an established track record of working in a research environment. Flexible and versatile, the role holder will have proven communication, collaboration and numeracy skills, in addition to an excellent understanding of the UK funding landscape and processes, in order to build effective relationships across the University. The post holder will need to be a self-starter who is experienced at staff management, adept at responding to changing demands and exploiting new opportunities.