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Glasgow Caledonian University Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£31,396 - £36,024 per year
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Full Time
35 hours per week


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.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, focused individual, wishing to progress a career in student recruitment.

The UK Student Recruitment team, based within the Directorate of Future Students, Marketing and Communications, is responsible for intelligent, targeted, UK lead generation by combining market knowledge with up to date marketing channels.

The post holder will be responsible for delivering specific recruitment plans for the Home and UK recruitment markets and supporting school specific recruitment objectives that are aligned to and support implementation of the University’s 2030 Strategy, it’s KPI’s and all student targets for all GCU campus locations.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent experience, be able to demonstrate significant experience of stakeholder relationship management and the student journey. A student focused individual with excellent analytical skills is crucial for the role. An experienced collaborative worker with a strong ability to forge successful relationships, internally and externally will be required.

The role provides the requirement for significant travel throughout Scotland and the rest of the UK, primarily attending recruitment events and therefore the candidate must be comfortable with travelling independently.

Further details on this post are available by contacting Niall Seenan, Student Recruitment Manager (UK) 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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  • Scottish Living Wage
  • Carer Positive Employer in Scotland - Engaged