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Ref no:
GCU01231
Published:
26/7/2022
Closes:
10/8/2022
Location:
Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
Salary:
£28,756 - £33,309 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Work From Home:
Hybrid

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

Advert

This is a full time/fixed term contract until 31 July 2023

Glasgow Caledonian University - the University for the Common Good - is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural University with a global outlook, dedicated to delivering social innovation. Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fifth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, 69th globally for social impact, and the top modern university in Scotland for research power. In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe.

GCU is committed to widening participation, delivering positive outcomes for our students, and we’re Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students. Guided by our inspirational Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE, and guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.

The University’s College Connect Team are looking to appoint a Development Officer to support the recruitment, conversion and transition of students from College.

The main duties of this role are to develop and deliver recruitment and transition support to prospective articulating students from partner colleges as well as building and maintaining relationships with key partners across the college sector.  The post-holder will work as part of the College Connect Team, focusing on delivery of targeted work to meet university recruitment targets and assist in the progression and retention of articulating students, contributing to a first-class student experience.

The appointed candidate will be educated to degree level or have equivalent relevant experience, have experience of working in a development role and have an up to date knowledge of articulation.  Other essential criteria include: experience of and be confident in delivering to medium to large audiences; an up-to-date knowledge of best-practice in Widening Participation and transition support and excellent presentation skills.

For further information please contact Andrew Shea, College Connect Manager at andrew.shea@gcu.ac.uk.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, 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.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

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