Administrative Assistant (Timetabling)

Paisley / Lanarkshire or Ayr Campus
£20,130 to £23,067 per annum
07 May 2020
End of advertisement period
17 May 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Full Time



Paisley, Lanarkshire or Ayr Campus

Administrative Assistant (Timetabling) REQ000982

Maternity Leave Cover, Fixed Term up to 1 Year

Full time 35 hours per week

£20,130 to £23,067 per annum

UWS Registry is seeking to recruit an experienced and highly organised Administrative Assistant to support University Timetabling for a period of maternity cover. In this role you will be part of the Registry Administrative Service Team supporting the specialised functions of the University Centralised timetable and room booking requests.  This is an opportunity to join a strong team of dedicated administrators to develop University timetables and in doing so directly impact and support experience for all UWS students. 

As the Administrative Assistant for timetabling, you will work within the established University Central Timetable process for producing the annual academic timetable for UWS.  You, will allocate teaching spaces, flexible use meeting rooms and open-access labs on the five campuses (Ayr, Dumfries, Lanarkshire, London, Paisley) to align with the timetable requests from the Schools and Support Departments.  Resolving conflicts, requirements for space and short notice changes to timetables in accordance with established processes are also an important part of the role.

You will be educated to HNC level or have equivalent work experience of administration, including previous experience with timetabling and an understanding of, and respect for equality and diversity, preferably in a Higher Education environment.

This post may be based at Paisley, Ayr or Lanarkshire campus, however you may be required to work at any UWS campus or location from time to time to meet needs of the business.

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

Closing date: Sunday 17th May 2020

Interviews will be held between: Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th May 2020

Coronavirus Update: Due to the current situation around Coronavirus, there may be some delay to our recruitment process. If you wish to apply for this role, please do continue to submit your application, however please be aware that the interview date may be subject to change.  Thank you for your patience at this time.

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

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

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