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Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£29,619 - £34,308 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Job Description

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


Interviews for this post will take place on Friday 13th January 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.

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.

Integral to the Common Good mission of the university and delivering programmes within schools and colleges within Glasgow and beyond, the Widenning Participation and Outreach department are seeking to appoint a full-time Administrator for a fixed term period. The post holder will provide essential administrative support across the Caledonian Club, College Connect, Advanced Higher Hub, Care-Experienced and Estranged Student Outreach work, GCU Connect and Routes For All teams within the department.

The WP and Outreach Administrator will work closely with the team and in particular the Administration Coordinator for the organisation and management of all administrative duties within the GCU Outreach department and will work closely with the teams to ensure effective administration process are in place. The post holder’s duties will involve the recruitment, payment and work-readiness of the Student Mentors, including allocation to projects. The post holder will also provide administrative support, including meeting and diary organisation to the Head of GCU Outreach and the Outreach managers as required.

The post holder will also be working with confidential records, maintaining databases and be involved in the collation and production of reports pertaining to aspects of the departments activities.  

Widening Participaton and Outreach are looking for an individual who is qualified to a minimum of an HND level qualification in a relevant subject or possess equivalent work experience. They should be enthusiastic and flexible in their approach and be able to work as part of a team or independently. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, have a track record of good organisational and IT skills as well as possessing diary management and meeting clerk experience.

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).