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  • Ref no: GCU00793
  • Published: 15/1/2020
  • Closes: 28/1/2020
  • Location: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
  • Salary: £28,331.00 - £32,817.00 per year pro rata
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 28 hours per week

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


This is a part time (0.8FTE)/fixed term maternity cover 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.
Glasgow Caledonian University is looking to appoint a Programme Co-Ordinator (TNE, Doctoral & Bespoke Programmes) to work within the Directorate of School Based Professional Services. This is a 12-month maternity leave cover role.

The role holder will be a core member of the Programme Team(s) working proactively in close partnership with the Programme Leader(s)/Team(s) for the effective management and enhancement of the students’ experience of the programme(s), providing expertise and knowledge, assisting programme monitoring and the production of student data to meet quality assurance standards. They will work with colleagues across the Directorate and wider University to ensure that effective and efficient support is delivered. In particular, the main purpose of the role will be to manage the administrative elements associated with the University’s bespoke/Trans National Education (TNE) programmes, in particular playing a central role in the enhancement of University to Business (U2B) TNE activities and the delivery of an excellent student experience.

The successful candidate will be educated to HND level or equivalent and have the ability to demonstrate relevant administrative experience, preferably in a Higher Education environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be essential, whilst you will also have the ability to work on your own initiative, to problem solve and take independent decisions when required. You should be proficient in the use and management of integrated information systems, as well as having experience of supporting and clerking formal meetings.
If you would like to discuss in further detail, please contact David Moore, Head of Programmes & Planning, on 0141 331 8908.

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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