The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study
The School of Advanced Study at the University of London brings together nine internationally renowned research institutes to form the UK's national centre for research and postgraduate teaching in the humanities.
The Warburg Institute is the premier institute in the world for the study of cultural history and the role of images in culture. Research at the Institute is cross-disciplinary and global: it is concerned with the survival and transmission of cultural forms—whether in art or science—across borders and from the earliest times to the present. It has historic strengths in the reception of the classical tradition in the Renaissance and Enlightenment, and has been home to some of the most innovative and influential scholars in the fields it covers.
About the role
The Warburg Institute is now recruiting for an Institute Manager who will hold full responsibility for managing and coordinating the day to day running of the Institute, leading its central administration. The Institute Manager is a member of the senior management team and contributes to operational and strategic planning, as well as advises the Institute Director on financial, personnel and operational issues which affect the Institute.
To succeed in this role you will bring wide-ranging experience across a number of academic administrative functions, particularly finance (including planning, budgeting and control), human resources, student administration, working with committees and maintaining records. Technically adept, you will demonstrate proficiency in using various IT applications coupled with excellent planning skills and the ability to manage wide-ranging tasks and activities within a complex academic setting.
Well-developed communication skills, combined with the ability to deal comfortably with people from a variety of professional and cultural backgrounds is critical to your success in this role, as is your ability to maintain good working relationships with colleagues and others at all levels.
To view the full Person Specification please refer to the Job Description below.
If you are interested in applying for this opportunity and contributing to The Warburg Institute then please click ‘Apply’ below to submit your covering letter and CV.
Applications close midnight Monday, 27 November 2017. Interviews will take place on Monday, 11 December 2017.
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