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  • Ref no: GCU00733
  • Published: 6/9/19
  • Closes: 20/9/19
  • Location: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
  • Salary: £22,659.00 - £25,482.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Term Time Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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


We have two full time/38 weeks (term time) fixed term opportunities

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 Student Enquiry, Advice & Events Department, within the wider Student Life Directorate is tasked with enhancing the student experience by managing student enquiries, events and advice. The main focus of the team is the enhancement of the overall student experience while highlighting and promoting our services and the benefits of a diverse multi-cultural and multi-faceted university experience in the promotion of student engagement, retention and completion.

The Student Communication and Engagement Assistants will perform a key role in this team by enhancing and improving the student experience. Each will work directly with allocated school(s) within the University to help enhance engagement levels while assisting to develop an individual experience for all our students. The successful candidates will also review statistics to help shape what level of communication and engagement is required for their school and relevant programmes.

The successful candidates will have gained experience in assisting with the development of communication strategies to engage a diverse audience as well as having both social media and creative writing experience. The candidate will have strong editing and filming skills to assist with developing engaging materials. They will also be a natural relationship builder and have excellent networking skills. Finally they will have excellent organisational skills and experience of planning, prioritising and organising work on a daily, weekly or monthly basis ensuring the effective use of resources and delivering to tight deadlines.

Further details on these posts are available by contacting Kirsty MacInnes, Head of Student Enquiry, Advice & Events on (0)141 273 1771.

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 these vacancies.

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

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