Research and Knowledge Exchange Administrator

Date advertised

22 September 2022

Closing date

9 October 2022


Research & Innovation


Knowledge Exchange

Required hours

Full Time




£33,786 - £38,617 per annum

The Royal College of Art is the UK’s only entirely postgraduate institution of art and design, dedicated to teaching, research and knowledge exchange with industry. The RCA has been ranked the number one university-level institution for art and design, internationally, for the eighth consecutive year according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022.

Applications are invited for a Research & Knowledge Exchange Administrator in Research and Innovation.  This is a full time and permanent role, based in our state of the art offices in Battersea.

Reporting to the General Manager of Research and Innovation, the Research & Knowledge Exchange Administrator will:

  • Deliver customer-focused, efficient, and effective administrative and financial support to research and knowledge exchange activities 
  • Provide a high level of data management and financial administration and organisational skills and the ability to manage a complex and varied workload, taking the initiative 
  • As part of a multi-functional team, work with colleagues across the directorate according to the demands of fluctuating workloads and priorities

 The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent.  In addition, it is essential that candidates have:

  • Excellent communication and written skills, particularly in the preparation of agendas, minutes, papers, reports, and applications. 
  • A high level of numeracy, with a structured and methodical approach to problem solving and analysis.
  • Ability to manage and prioritise a heavy workload whilst retaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good level of digital literacy and proficiency in the use of productivity suites (email, calendar, documents, spreadsheets, databases) such as Microsoft Office or Google for work.
  • Experience of budget planning and monitoring, including liaison with finance and/or accounts specialists.

Please see the Information pack for more details.

This role will close at 11.59pm on Sunday 9th October 2022.

Interviews are likely to be held w/c 17th October 2022 (TBC)

Further details:  Information Pack  
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The Royal College of Art is an equal opportunities employer. The College particularly welcomes applications from all sections of the community and would particularly encourage members of minority groups to apply.  

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