UCISA are looking for an Events and Membership Officer (maternity cover)

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01 March 2022 - UCISA are looking for an Events and Membership Officer (maternity cover)

UCISA was founded in 1992 and is a registered charity. We are a not for profit member led organisation for digital practitioners within education. Via knowledge exchange and sharing, we support continuous improvement of expertise among the UK university and college community underpinning teaching, learning and research transformation through better use of digital technology and information systems.


Events Officer (Maternity Cover)

We are looking for an Events and Membership Officer to provide event support, administration and membership data management. You will work closely with colleagues in a small, friendly and busy team, and you must be flexible, adaptable and able to prioritise your own workload and be willing to learn new things. There will be a requirement for travel for our UK events and conferences.


Key role duties

  • Managing the administration of events setup and logistics, the preparation and distribution of events materials.
  • Managing our annual Leadership Conference and Exhibition our annual Management Conference, meet the suppliers events and other conferences and events.
  • Supporting our CEO and Events Manager in hosting speakers and VIP guests.
  • Liaising with venues and speakers and managing onsite registration.
  • The design for all post-event surveys.
  • Providing organisational and event support to ucisa sub-groups


The skills and experience you need

Degree level or equivalent experience

Previous experience of organising a variety of events/exhibitions

Good IT skills including Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the use of online purchasing tools) are required

Good interpersonal skills

Good organisational skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure when deadlines need to be met

The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

A strong eye for detail


The role is full-time for a temporary contract of 14 months, Oxford based, with some home-working. There will be a requirement to attend our office site at Lumen House, Harwell, Oxford at least 2-4 times per month in addition to travel to support UCISA events and conferences.

The salary for this role is £30,000-£32,000 per year (depending on experience)

To apply for this role, please email your CV to: jo.cairns@sereniti.co.uk by 12:00 on Monday 25th April 2022.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 3rd May at Lumen House, Harwell and will include a relevant skills test. Virtual interviews will be considered on candidate request.

Full job description

Summary of Terms and Conditions

  • Contract: Full time, Maternity Leave Cover- temporary-14 months
  • Hours per week: 37.5, Monday - Friday with some flexibility to support on-line and face-to-face events
  • Salary: £30,000-£32,000 per year (depending on candidate experience and skill set)
  • Leave: 30 days annual leave & 8 Bank Holidays
  • Pension: Defined Contribution scheme (6.7% employer contribution, voluntary employee contribution 0-6.7%)