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Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£28,756 - £33,309 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.


This is a full time/fixed term opportunity for 18 months

Interviews for this role will take place on Friday 17 December 2021

Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, multi-cultural and modern university in the centre of Glasgow, and is placed amongst the top 70 universities globally (THE Impact rankings, 2021).  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 - with its commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence - is integral to everything we do.

The Office of the Vice-Chancellor is a critical part of the Executive Support Team who provide efficient, professional services to members of the Executive and the academic school Deans. This role will work closely with the Head of the Vice-Chancellor’s Office in providing support to the Vice-Chancellor.

Reporting to the Head of the Vice Chancellor’s Office, the successful individual will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be proactive in supporting the achievement of the University’s Strategy 2030 goals. You will thrive in a busy and demanding environment that requires the ability to multi-task effectively, and will be confident and professional. You will have strong administrative and organisational skills, ideally gained within a Higher Education environment.  You will be an active member in the wider Executive Support team, contributing to University activities such as Graduation events and meeting and greeting VIP stakeholders and guests.

For further details or an informal discussion, please contact Julie Burns, Head of the Vice-Chancellor’s Office 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).

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