Bayes Programme Administrator

University of Edinburgh

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Bayes Programme Administrator


University of Edinburgh

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Job Description:Grade UE05: £27,979 – £32,332 per annum
College of Science and Engineering / The Bayes Centre
Full-time: 35 hours per week
Open-ended: permanentWe are looking for an organised, proactive and efficient Programme Administrator to join the Student Services team at the Bayes Centre.The Opportunity:The Bayes Centre is the University of Edinburgh’s innovation hub for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence and this broad remit encompasses activities that include education, research, business and investor relationships. You will need to comfortable and effective working as part of a team and independently. This is a busy environment, perfect for those who enjoy a role where you’ll be entrusted with multiple tasks and where every day will be different.The Bayes Centre is a multi-occupancy building with around 650 academic, research, industry and professional services staff, from across the institution and representing lease paying commercial partners. We support the wider contribution to the University’s Data Driven Innovation Programme.The Student Services team co-ordinates and manages the Data Science, Technology and Innovation postgraduate online learning programme and admissions for Postgraduate Professional Development (PPD) short courses. Both utilise curriculum provided by Schools across the University to provide a multi-disciplinary offering to working professionals. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the efficient and smooth delivery of this growing portfolio. You will present a customer-friendly first point of contact for applicants, students and staff and be responsible for the administration of the student lifecycle and programme co-ordination.Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a strong customer-focused approach.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, solve problems and show initiative.
  • Ability to work proactively and independently and sustain a high level of performance whilst under pressure.
  • Attention to accuracy and detail.
  • A flexible, positive, friendly approach and a good team player.

(opens new browser tab)Please note that we are only able to provide feedback to interviewed candidates.Please ensure that you have uploaded both a copy of your CV and cover letter to your application. Your cover letter should outline your motivation for applying and details of how you meet the knowledge, skills and experience required.Please email Cat Andrade-Robertsen ([email protected]) with any enquiries.As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

  • A competitive salary.
  • An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work.
  • To be part of a diverse and vibrant international community.
  • Comprehensive Staff Benefits, such as a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family-friendly initiatives, and flexible work options. Check out the full list on our

(opens in a new tab) and use our reward calculator to discover the total value of your pay and benefits.Championing equality, diversity and inclusionThe University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.Prior to any employment commencing with the University you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our (opens new browser tab).On this occasion the University will not consider applicants requiring sponsorship for this role. International workers will therefore only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.Key dates to noteThe closing date for applications is 24th June 2024.Unless stated otherwise the closing time for applications is 11:59pm GMT. If you are applying outside the UK the closing time on our adverts automatically adjusts to your browsers local time zone.About Us: As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do that with a values-led approach to teaching, research and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally.About the Team:The Bayes Centre is the Universityʼs innovation hub for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. The technical strengths brought together in Bayes build on world-leading academic excellence in the mathematical, computational, engineering, and natural sciences in the Universityʼs College of Science and Engineering.The Bayes Centre offers a new kind of collaborative, multidisciplinary proving ground where we develop innovative technological solutions for the benefit of society. We have a community of over four hundred internationally recognised scientists, outstanding PhD students, leading industry experts and innovation support professionals, working together across disciplines and sectors to advance data technology and apply it to real-world problems.Data science education, tech entrepreneurship, and industrially driven, multidisciplinary research and design are the core pillars of our strategy to boost the Universityʼs impact across the city, region, nationally, and internationally through new activity that complements the existing strengths of our community. To find out more visit partnership with Scottish Enterprise, the Bayes Centre is part of the Data-Driven Innovation (DDI) Programme within the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal. It collaborates closely with other DDI hubs, the Edinburgh Futures Institute, the Usher Institute, the National Robotarium, and Easter Bush.

Expected salary

£27979 – 32332 per year


Edinburgh – Midlothian

Job date

Wed, 05 Jun 2024 01:24:59 GMT

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