School Administrator

Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway (GB)
Grade 3: £20,130 - £23,067 per annum
Nov 11, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 24, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

As part of its continuing development, the School of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to recruit an experienced and highly organised Administrator to become a key member of the School’s Professional Support Team based at Dumfries Campus.

In this busy role as Administrator, you will provide a high level of administrative support to academics and students, primarily based at Dumfries Campus.  This will include support for admissions, enrolment, exam preparation and minute taking at a variety of committees and formal meetings.  In addition, working as part of a flexible team, you will cover reception duties which involve dealing directly with student enquiries and assisting with tasks to ensure that Quality process requirements are met.

The successful candidate should be educated to at least HNC/SVQ level 3 or equivalent in Office Administration or relevant subject with experience of working within a similar office environment.  Proficiency in IT and Microsoft applications is also essential, as is experience of formal minute writing and committee servicing.

You will have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with staff and students on all levels.  In addition, you will possess excellent organisational and planning skills with the ability to plan under your own initiative and work to specific deadlines.  A flexible and adaptable approach to work is crucial with the ability to work in a team environment, supporting colleagues and sharing expertise.

This post will be based at the Dumfries campus, however all administrators may be required to work at any UWS campus or location from time to time to meet needs of the business.

Informal enquiries may be made to - Elaine Beattie

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

Closing date for applications: 24th November 2019

Interviews will be held between: 5th – 11th 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.