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Glasgow City Campus 70 Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£37,099 - £42,978 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
14 hours per week


This is a part time (0.4FTE)/open ended opportunity with a requirement to work

Thursday and Friday each week

Interviews will take place on Monday 18 March 2024

Glasgow Caledonian – the largest and leading modern university in Scotland - is a vibrant, values-led university with campuses in the heart of Glasgow and London. With a strong commitment to high quality education and research which supports the communities we serve, we have strong partnerships with employers to ensure our students get the careers they dream of and deserve.

In 2023 we rocketed into the top 40 universities in the UK in the highly regarded Guardian University Guide, were ranked the UK’s 2nd top performing modern university in the inaugural Daily Mail guide, and entered the top highly coveted 50 UK universities in the 2024 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for the first time. We are the top performing modern University in Scotland in all three guides. We are the only Scottish university with EcoCampus Platinum accreditation and were ranked second in Scotland for sustainability in the most recent People and Planet league table.

With a wide range of professionally accredited courses and links with over 300 industry partners, we have the highest proportion of undergraduate level graduates in highly skilled occupations (83%) compared to other Scottish modern universities - with 91% of our students in employment or further study within fifteen months of graduating (HESA 2023). We are Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships and we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students from nearly 120 countries.  We are committed to widening participation, helping more people from diverse backgrounds into university.

Guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Careers Information & Communications Officer to work part time within the Careers Team in the Directorate of Student Life at GCU. The team work across all GCU Schools to support the Careers Education, Information and Guidance of GCU students providing an exceptional careers service. We are creative as a team and work closely together to achieve all that we do.  For more information on our service look at:


Based within the Careers Service, the main purpose of the role is to ensure that the Careers Service delivers up-to-date and informed digital and physical careers information resources for all stakeholders.  The role holder will lead on careers communications with students, ensuring effective use of social media, digital display, website, newsletters and other promotional media. In addition to this the role holder will lead on website development and data protection.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.  You should possess the ability to exercise initiative and show a high degree of responsibility.  It is essential that you have excellent IT skills and the ability to learn new technologies. You will be a team player who can work with a range of stakeholders.

If you would like further information please contact Ellen Gibson, Head of Careers at  or on 0141 273 1220.

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).

  • Disability Confident Employer - Committed
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  • Scottish Living Wage
  • Carer Positive Employer in Scotland - Engaged