Mooting Assistant

Job Description


  • Timekeeping in the moot sessions

  • Greeting & signing participants in at reception

  • Escorting teams & judges to Somerset House East Wing (SHEW) and to rooms.

  • Checking rooms in advance – layout etc

  • Escorting students to Bush House for final event/reception

  • Coordinating with photographer, IT staff and others as required

  • Other possible administrative tasks related to the efficient running of the competition (such as printing materials or helping with the preparation of participation certificates).




Qualifications

N/A



Skills

King's College London student

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The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is seeking a conscientious, reliable, friendly, and practical general assistant to support the friendly Student Experience Team during the busy enrolment and Welcome period.



They will be involved in running our student help desks, planning and assisting with welcome events, administrative tasks, plus any other tasks to support the Faculty Education Team as required. 



This will be an in-person position hence you would need to be on campus daily at Strand and Virginia Woolf buildings.



This role would suit a recent graduate from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. 



Applications should refer to the above and give examples of why you would be a good fit for this role. Generic applications will not be successful.



Important - This is a full-time position (37.5hrs per week) hence may not be suitable for students with visas, please check before applying. Only students with a complete profile, including right to work check, by the deadline will be shortlisted. We may close this advert early if we get a large amount of applications.



Qualifications

N/A



Skills

Essential skills -



Excellent IT skills (MS Office including Word, Outlook, Excel)



Attention to detail



Excellent communication skills including writing skills



Friendly, helpful, can-do attitude



Excellent timekeeping



Desirable (but not essential) experience would be - 



Planning and assisting with events



Working with students e.g. societies, student rep roles



Administrative tasks



Running campus tours



Using Canva 



Comms e.g. Instagram/Tiktok

King’s Business School is seeking a highly organised 0.5 FTE administrator to support the KBS Research Team with research outputs and publications, Research Excellence Framework (REF) preparations and shared team email inboxes.



The role holder may also be required to work with the Dickson Poon School of Law (DPSoL) Research Team with similar tasks where needed. KBS & DPSoL have a joint Research Team and some colleagues work across both Faculties.



Role holder responsibilities:




  • Checking research output metadata and open access compliance for REF 2029 using Pure, King’s institutional output repository. Updating output records and liaising with academic staff and central teams where needed. Analyse data and provide overviews about outputs to the KBS Research Team.

  • Supporting the team’s preparations for REF where needed, such as supporting internal output assessment processes.

  • Supporting internal requests for data, statistics and summaries (e.g. data around outputs, research grants, etc).

  • Helping the team to monitor the KBS Research and Postgraduate Research shared team email inboxes and prioritising and responding to a range of queries.

  • Other administrative tasks to support the team where needed.



Full training will be provided.



The role would be well suited to a PhD, Masters or Undergraduate level student with the required skills and experience. At a minimum, the candidate will need to be able to commit until the end of September 2024 but preferably will be able to continue into the academic year. The possibility of extension is subject to strong performance in the role. 



Availability to work some hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays is crucial. The average 17.5 hours a week the role holder would work are somewhat flexible and there will be the possibility for hybrid/at-home working. However, it will be essential that the successful candidate is available to work in the office for at least a half day a week (in Bush House, KCL) to facilitate their learning of the role duties and to become acquainted with other members of the KBS Research Team.



How to apply: Please send a one page cover letter and your CV to kbsresearch@kcl.ac.uk. 



Contact: If you have any enquiries about the role, please contact kbsresearch@kcl.ac.uk.




Qualifications

Please see experience/ skills required.



Skills

  • Good numeracy and MS Excel skills. 

  • Experience of and the ability to check, analyse and summarise a large volume of data.

  • Good understanding of research in the context of the higher education sector. Desirable to have previous experience of conducting or supporting research (e.g. in an administrative or research assistant role).

  • Confidence, experience, and skills at managing busy inboxes using MS Outlook and being able to independently prioritise and respond to a range of queries.

  • Strong written communication skills.

  • Be discrete in the handling of confidential information and material.

  • Existing experience working in universities/the higher education sector, or an interest in developing knowledge of this sector.

  • Skills and experience of learning and using online systems (ideally including some higher education systems).

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Qualifications

PhD degree.



Skills

Experience in co-creating research related to sustainability in different fields such as entrepreneurship, education and policy.

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