Director’s Assistant and Project Support, Centre for Sustainable Fashion

Vacancy ID: 8313
Main Location: LCF - John Prince's St, London UK
Hours: 17.5
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £29,851-£36,377 pro rata pa
Closing date: July 6, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) seeks a skilled and experienced Assistant to provide administrative and project support to the CSF Director. Varied and dynamic, a key part of the role includes providing support with research, presentations, and reports to assist the CSF Director in achieving CSF and UAL research aims and objectives, contributing to the delivery of the Centre’s strategic plan.

As well as communicating with a wide range of stakeholders, you will ensure there is a comprehensive administrative service in place and ensure University policy and procedures are complied with.

CSF is a University of the Arts London research centre based at London College of Fashion. We engage in participatory design and transformation design practices to act on the climate, societal and personal health and equity crisis in and through fashion. We seek to develop agency and capabilities in those involved in fashion to critically respond, adapt and transform fashion into restorative practices and cultures.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change.  In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history.

If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Staffing Team at   phone: 07730 900321.

Your Profile

We are looking for a dedicated, driven individual who is looking to use their strong organisational skills and experience including time management, creative thinking, problem solving and multitasking to support the CSF Director. 

With a degree in an arts-based subject, you will have experience in working as an Assistant or as an Administrator preferably in a university or similar setting.

You will have excellent attention to detail and IT skills as well as experience of diary and relationship management, presentation creation and experience in collating and reporting a range of information and data. You will have excellent communication skills, be familiar with working with diverse groups of stakeholders, be committed to inclusive and accessible ways of working, be comfortable prioritising workload and working independently.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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