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  • Ref no: GCU00711
  • Published: 13/8/19
  • Closes: 27/8/19
  • Location: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
  • Salary: £22,659.00 - £25,482.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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

Advert

This is a full time/fixed term opportunity for 12 months

Glasgow Caledonian University a vibrant, multi-cultural, modern university in the centre of Glasgow and is placed amongst the top 200 modern universities in the world (THE, 2018) and in the top 50 universities globally for social impact (THE, 2019).  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, commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence is integral to everything we do and how we deliver our mission.

The Research and Innovation Office (RIO) reflects the University’s support for a number of cross University initiatives in line with the research contribution to the Common Good, drives a number of specific activities:

  • Help the University attain Research Excellence by optimising the research output of academic staff;
  • Introduce and maintain impactful and sustainable Knowledge Exchange between the University and external bodies;
  • Develop a dynamic culture of Innovation – including social innovation - amongst students and staff within the University;
  • Internationalise the University’s research and innovation activities as a way of promoting it overseas to generate new partnerships and support recruitment, as well as driving an agenda for supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals;
  • Ensure effective Metrics and Procedures are in place to record and evidence the University’s research and innovation activities.

RIO currently manages a portfolio of European projects, mostly under the Erasmus+ Capacity Building Programme across Europe and beyond.

The main purpose of the role is to support the administration of European funded projects across the world, complying with EU financial and technical guidelines while delivering innovative, sustainable programmes to universities across the world, with a particular focus on social innovation

The successful candidate should be educated at least to Diploma level (though University degree or equivalent would be preferable).  They will need to demonstrate experience in Project administration support, in particular on EU/International projects, as well as being able to communicate across a range of levels both orally and in writing. They should have a good knowledge of social media and website creation programmes (e.g. Wordpress), as well as a good working knowledge of standard software packages (MS Word, Excel. Email) plus ability to adapt to specialised systems/equipment that may be relevant to the role.

If you would like further information please contact Mark Majewsky Anderson, at mark.anderson@gcu.ac.uk or by phone at 0141 331 8842

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

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

Applicants must have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom to apply for this vacancy.

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

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