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  • Ref no: GCU00745
  • Published: 17/10/19
  • Closes: 31/10/19
  • Location: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
  • Salary: £23,067.00 - £25,941.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.


Glasgow Caledonian University a vibrant, multi-cultural, modern university in the centre of Glasgow and is placed amongst the top 200 modern universities in the world (THE, 2019) and in the top 50 universities globally for social impact (THE, 2019).  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 across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York.   Our University mission, commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence is integral to everything we do and how we deliver our mission.

The Admissions Service is currently seeking to appoint an Admissions Administrative Assistant on a full time basis for a fixed term of 12 months.  As part of the Admissions Administration Team, the successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of the goals of the Admissions Service by providing an effective and efficient, customer centred applicant experience.   The key purpose of this role will be to provide administrative support to the Admissions Office, assisting with the processing of applications and decisions and providing effective delivery of all admissions processes.  

Educated to HNC level or equivalent, the appointed candidate will have a proven track record in a service delivery and target driven role.  With the ability to work methodically and analytically, we will be looking for excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills, as well as strong IT competence.  A flexible approach will also be required as work patterns will include some evening and weekend work required on occasion.   Annual leave may be restricted at certain times of the year to accommodate peak business needs.

Further details on this post are available by contacting Tara Short, Admissions Administration Team Lead at or on 0141 273 1578 or Gordon Ford, Admissions Administration and Enquiries Manager at or on 0141 331 8773.

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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