Personal Assistant to the Principal & Vice-Chancellor

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
£23,754 - £28,332 per annum
Nov 06, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 18, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Executive Support Team

Paisley Campus (must be flexible to travel to other locations)

Personal Assistant to the Principal & Vice-Chancellor


£23,754 - £28,332 per annum

35 hours per week (with a flexible approach to working pattern)

You will provide professional, efficient and effective PA support to the Principal and Vice-Chancellor.  Working within an executive setting, and as part of a wider team supporting the Principal and Vice-Chancellor’s Office, you will be a highly experienced, professional and flexible individual with a ‘can do’ attitude. 

You will have extensive experience of complex diary management, excellent IT and analytical skills and a high level of interpersonal skills.  Working as part of a small team in a fast-paced environment, you will have an outgoing manner, excellent communication, organisational and administrative skills and an ability to deal tactfully and confidentially with a range of people and situations.

You will be educated to HND level or have equivalent experience in a similar role demonstrated through relevant and practical work experience within a busy, customer focussed executive environment.

For an informal discussion please contact Jo Durham, Executive Advisor to the Principal and Vice-Chancellor (, or Gillian Thomson, Executive Advisor to the Provost and Deputy Principal (

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing date: Monday, 18th November 2019

We anticipate that first interviews will be held on Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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