Administrative Assistant

Favourite Glasgow Caledonian University
Ref no: GCU00436
Closes: Friday, 23rd February 2018
Published: Friday, 16th February 2018
Location: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road
Salary: £18,777 - £21,585 per year Pro Rata
Hours: 14.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Glasgow Caledonian University
Category: Administration / Clerical / Secretarial
Sub-category: General Administration Assistant


Part time (0.4fte)/ fixed term for 3 years – Interviews scheduled for 20 March


Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant multi-cultural modern university in the centre of Glasgow and is placed amongst the top 150 modern Universities in the world (THE, 2017).  Our welcoming community of 20,000 students from more than 100 countries enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities.  Our University mission, commitment to the Common Good and core value; integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence is integral to everything we do and how we deliver our mission.


The Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit (NMAHP RU) was established in 1994 and is funded through a 5 year rolling award by the Scottish Government. Co-investment by partner HEIs and a highly successful research track record means that the Unit now has some 60-70 staff and full time PhD students. We are leads and co-applicants on multiple NIHR, Chief Scientist Office, European Union, and charity funded trials and evaluations across our three main research programmes: Innovation in NMAHP healthcare technologies, Transforming Care Delivery and Improving the efficiency of healthcare research. We are also major partners in the Scottish Improvement Science Collaboration (a collaboration funded by the Scottish Funding Council, the Chief Scientist Office, NHS Education Scotland and the Health Foundation).


We are seeking to employ an Administrative Assistant to play a key role in a recently awarded project to conduct a randomised controlled trial examining patients who have Parkinson’s Disease and have problems with their bladder.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Trial Manager and Chief Investigator to ensure successful completion of the project.


The successful candidate should be educated to SCE higher level or equivalent and be able to demonstrate excellent IT skills with a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Excel and Access.  You should have knowledge of developing and managing databases and experience of data entry.  Excellent communication skills and attention to detail is essential




Further details on this post are available by contacting Doreen McClurg, Professor of Pelvic Health Physiotherapy at or on 0141 331 8105.


As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality and diversity, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Applicants must have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom to apply for this vacancy.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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