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Jennie Sharp (Centre Administrator)

Jennie Sharp (Centre Administrator)

The Centre Administrator role includes (but is not exhaustive) to the following duties:

Communication

  • Being the first point of contact for any administrative queries;
  • Advising and assisting the Centre staff on University processes and procedures;

Strategy

  • The formation, review, and revision of Centre policy and strategy, in conjunction with other departmental staff and the Centre Director;
  • The strategic and financial planning, monitoring and reporting of the Centre;
  • Ensuring all Centre financial transactions are in accordance with University Financial Regulations;

Student Support

  • Responsibility for academic course support for academic staff and students;
  • Support postgraduate student recruitment and admission process. Involvement in student recruitment and admissions to postgraduate programmes (taught and research);
  • Keeping records of student progression and attendance as appropriate. Liaising with Graduate School over maintenance of central records;

Funding

  • Work with Centre staff and Research and Impact Services (RIS) to identify research funding opportunities and stimulate, coordinate and prepare research funding bids;
  • Monitoring of research grant spend, studentship spend and projects;

Events

  • Support in organising research and academic events such as conferences, seminars, workshops, public engagement and outreach events;
  • To work closely with Centre staff with regard to publicising research events and other Centre information to ensure these reach the appropriate audiences;
  • Liaison and planning for the Annual Postgraduate Conference;

Web

  • Co-organisation of the Centre website, and coordination of the subsidiary webpages;

Support

  • Secretary to the Academic Staff Meeting and Research Away Days;
  • Provision and maintenance of appropriate office accommodation and facilities, including furniture, IT equipment, telephones, photocopying etc;
  • Order goods and services such as stationery and equipment via SAP and process purchase orders and invoices.
Joanna Cuttell

Contact

Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies
B0.09
University of Warwick
Coventry
CV4 7AL

Tel: (+44) 024 761 51758
Email: J.Sharp@warwick.ac.uk