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Administrative Assistant
University of the West of Scotland in Paisley, Scotland
Date Posted 03/11/2022
Admin-Administrative Assistants
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Administrative Assistant

Paisley, Lanarkshire or Ayr Campus

Administrative Assistant
Grade 4 £20,600 - £23,487
Full time, Permanent

THE POST – Administrative Assistant

UWS Registry is seeking to recruit an experienced and highly organised Administrative Assistant to support University Registry functions.

You will work as part of a team within Registry, to provide a high level of service to students and staff across all campuses in relation to Registry functions (enrolment, exams, graduations, progression, student loans, timetabling and Transnational Education Partners etc). You will proactively work within a set of defined procedures to efficiently process information required for the effective handling of student records and progression of a student from first enrolment to after graduation. You will work through enquiries, identify problems and resolve them, work with your team and the Administrative Team Manager.

As part of a dynamic team with shared responsibilities listed in the Job Description you will have knowledge of and may provide some support to any of the Key Result Areas.

The successful candidate should have the following:

  • educated to HND level or have equivalent work experience of administration preferably in a Higher Education environment.
  • Respect for equality and diversity.
  • Be able to manage your own work with minimal supervision, prioritising the workload within set guidelines and using your initiative in day-to-day activities. Strict deadlines are required to be adhered to for many aspects of the work, although ad hoc requests and queries may take priority over planned tasks.

About us
University of the West of Scotland is a dynamic, modern, multi-campus university but with origins dating back to 1897. UWS is officially ranked by Times Higher Education in the top 600 of universities worldwide (2022 World University Rankings) and in the top 150 of universities worldwide under 50 years old (2022 Young University Rankings). We have five campuses: four across west and southwest Scotland and one in central London.

This is an opportunity to join a strong team of dedicated administrators to develop Registry and in doing so directly impact and support experience for all UWS students.

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

The benefits we can offer you include:

  • 24 days annual leave, rising to 27 days following completion of 5 years’ service, plus a further 12 days for public/university holidays
  • 19.3% employer’s pension contribution including death in service benefits on joining the pension scheme
  • A flexible approach to working pattern and work life balance
  • Employee discount scheme across 3,500 retailers
  • Fitness facilities across our campuses
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing resources including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional, career and research development opportunities.

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/

Closing Date: 21st March 2022
Interview Date: 4th April 2022

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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