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123 Flemington Street, G21 4TD
£31,828 - £35,319 per year per annum
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Student Funding Department as a Student Funding Officer. Applications are invited from candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to the ethos and vision of the College and help shape and develop a Learning Organisation which best serves the communities of northeast Glasgow and beyond.


The postholder will supervise the Student Funding Assistants to ensure all bursary and EMA applications are processed timeously, process Student Fund applications and prepare fortnightly payments to learners by Bankers Automated Clearing Services (BACS) as directed by the Team Leader.

The postholder will be the first point of contact for the team to discuss day to day enquiries and will be responsible for resolving general operational issues liaising with the Team Leader when necessary.

The postholder will signpost learners to appropriate sources of advice and advise learners and colleagues in respect of student support funds in line with the College ethos in respect of student support.


You should possess an Accountancy qualification to HNC level (SCQF level 7) or have equivalent knowledge and experience as an alternative to a formal qualification. You will have demonstrable knowledge of:

· Financial administration and in applying student support policies prepared by the College and the Scottish Funding Council Audit processes and systems.

· Student Support Funds at FE level; and

· Working knowledge of computerised Financial Management Systems and MS Word, MS Excel.

You will have the following skills and competencies:

· A good level of ICT literacy.

· High degree of numeracy and accuracy.

· Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills – both written and verbal.

· Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team.

· Ability to work flexibly to meet the requirements of the service including traveling to other campuses; and

· Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.


Why work at Glasgow Kelvin:

· Annual Leave – 33 days per annum plus 12 public and bank holidays and a festive period closure for two weeks.

· A professional development review process – continuous professional and personal development.

· Professional and personal development for all staff – we offer an extensive range of staff development opportunities and events to support you in your role, help you reach your full potential and plan for your future.

· Cycle to Work Scheme.

· Mileage Allowance – reclaimable for travel on College Business

· Employee Assistance Programme –– a 24-hour service that supports your health and wellbeing.

· Access to a generous Local Government Pension Scheme.

· Hybrid working (dependent and the needs of the service).

· Flexible Working and Family Friendly Policy – Flexible Working, Maternity, Parental, Paternity and Adoption Leave – enhanced entitlements.

· Sick Pay – Enhanced entitlement above the national average.

· Wellbeing – a range of activities to enhance and support your wellbeing, access to sports facilities and fitness activities.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 23 July 2024.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about how we do this visit: