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Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£23,487 - £26,341 per year
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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.

Glasgow Caledonian University is looking to appoint a Student Engagement and Events Coordinator to work within the Student Engagement and Events Team, within the Student Enquiries, Advice and Events Department. 

The purpose of this post is to support engagement activities in relation to the student success, contributing to the development of a sense of belonging and community for students at programme, department, school and university level.

The post holder will contribute to the development of engagement activities, consultation events and focus groups around key university initiatives such as awareness raising campaigns, charter applications and other cross university projects.  Crucially, they will also support student induction and arrival activity, including the co-ordination of the Peer Assistant Learning Scheme and will work closely with the Student Events Co-ordinator in supporting the events programme throughout the session. Located in the Student Enquiries, Advice and Events department, the post holder will have a remit to work collaboratively across Schools to provide and implement creative ideas on how to engage students with their university experience.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have the ability to demonstrate relevant engagement activities experience. Excellent communication, analytical and writing skills will be essential, whilst you will also have the ability to work on your own initiative, to problem solve and take independent decisions when required, you will also be a keen team player who can work with colleagues to achieve shared goals.


If you would like to discuss in further detail, please contact Kirsty MacInnes, Head of Student Enquiries, Advice and Events, at

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).