Centre for Digital Creativity Finance Officer

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Location
Egham, Surrey
Salary
Salary is in the range £28,629 per annum pro rata inclusive of London Allowance*
Posted
05 Sep 2018
Closes
24 Sep 2018
Ref
0818-330
Job Type
Part Time

Department: Media Arts / Centre for Digital Creativity
Centre for Digital Creativity Finance Officer
Part-Time (0.5)

Salary is in the range £28,629 per annum pro rata inclusive of London Allowance*
*This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.

Applications are invited for the post of Centre for Digital Creativity Finance Officer. The Centre for Digital Creativity is an exciting new initiative to link cutting-edge research and teaching within the College with high profile creative industries partners.  The post holder will have immediate responsibility for financial management of the Centre’s projects, including StoryFutures and StoryFutures Academy. These are ambitious project within the Centre that will provide an R&D and training base for screen industries to meet the challenge of next-generation storytelling, producing compelling content for emerging creative technologies. The post holder will have financial responsibility for a portfolio of large externally funded research awards, working closely with creative industry partners and the National Film & Television School’s development of a new Centre for Immersive Storytelling.

The post holder will lead in the management of key day-to-day post-award financial and related administrative activities for those awards, applying a detailed and expert knowledge and understanding of award policies, procedures and processes, and delivering a consistent and visible support to the Principal Investigators, academics, creative industry and other external partners. As such the post holder must display very good communication skills with the ability to liaise with diverse stakeholders. The post holder will be primarily responsible for ensuring that work within the CDC conforms to RHUL and funder requirements.

The role sits within the new Centre for Digital Creativity (CDC), which brings together Media, Computer Science, Drama, Psychology, Management, Geography and Electronic Engineering to deliver StoryFutures. Royal Holloway is ranked in the top 10 or 20 departments in the UK for all these disciplines, providing a dynamic environment that connects creative industries with world leading researchers.

This is a part-time, 4 year post, available from 01 November 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. It is a post with strong potential for contract extension. This post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. The successful applicant will spend significant time liaising with industry partners across the local region, including central London. An attractive relocation package is available.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor James Bennett on james.bennett@rhul.ac.uk

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.uk. The RHUL Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk 

The College cannot apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post. Candidates applying for this position need to have their own permission to work in the UK based on UK Visa and Immigration requirements.

Please quote the reference: 0818-330

Closing Date:  Midnight, 24th September 2018

Candidates should supply an online link to their creative practice research and/or professional work in a relevant area of social media as part of their application (under ‘additional information’).

Interviews: Interviews will take place on Tuesday 9 October 2018. Applicants should download interview instructions from the Royal Holloway recruitment website. Shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake a test of their financial management skills. Their presentation should show understanding of the challenges and opportunities of creative industries-university collaborations.

The College is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

 

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