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  • Ref no: GCU00808
  • Published: 19/2/2020
  • Closes: 4/3/2020
  • Location: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
  • Salary: £23,067.00 - £25,941.00 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.


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, 2019) 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 Directorate of Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions brings together several functions: International Partnerships and Exchange; Marketing and Recruitment; Conversion; and Admissions. Specifically, the International Partnerships and Exchange team is responsible for supporting the university’s international partnerships and formal student and staff exchange schemes.

Working within the International Partnerships and Exchange team, the role holder’s main focus will be to support the University’s centrally-managed international mobility opportunities for outgoing students and staff.

The primary duties of the role will be to provide guidance and support for matters relating to study exchange and other international activities for outgoing students and staff. The role holder will also be expected to work closely with colleagues in support and academic departments throughout the University, overseas University representatives and key partner organisations.

The successful candidate will be educated to HNC/HND level or equivalent and will be an effective team player who can relate well \to a wide range of people and working patterns, including international students and visitors. They will have a good understanding of the value and operational requirements of exchange programmes or study or work experience abroad. They will possess good IT skills including Word, Access, Excel and Outlook (experience of web maintenance and social media would be desirable) and handling large amounts of data. The successful candidate will also have strong communication and presentation skills and the ability to multitask and work under pressure whilst maintaining close attention to detail in a busy environment.

If you would like to discuss in further detail, please contact Dr Davena Rankin, Head of International Partnership Administration and Governance, at

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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