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Recruitment and Events Administrative Assistant Full Time

at Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow in Glasgow (Published at 08-09-2021)


Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, multi-cultural and modern university in the centre of Glasgow, and is placed amongst the top 70 universities globally (THE Impact rankings, 2021). Our welcoming community of 20,000 students, from more than 100 countries, enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York. Our University mission - with its commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence - is integral to everything we do.

The Directorate of Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions brings together several functions and specifically, the Marketing and Recruitment team is responsible for intelligent, targeted, UK and International lead generation by combining market knowledge with up to date marketing channels.

Reporting into the Marketing and Recruitment Home Recruitment Manager, the role holder will provide effective and efficient support to the work of the Student Recruitment and Marketing Team in delivering high quality information and advice to prospective GCU applicants and stakeholders. This will include help to undertake extensive outreach activity, visiting schools, colleges and agents and attending recruitment fairs.

The post holder will act as an initial point of contact for staff across the University in relation to the services and activity of the Marketing and Recruitment team?s recruitment activity. They will support the delivery of student engagement and recruitment activities by offering advice and guidance to prospective students through attendance and participation at mainly UK recruitment events. They will be responsible for the outreach to new schools and colleges and for the coordination of school and event bookings, through maintaining the team mailboxes and activity calendars. They will help in the collection and maintenance of recruitment data and in the provision of reports and analysis and will help to maintain the team?s webpages.

The successful candidate will be educated to HNC level or equivalent experience, and be able to demonstrate an understanding of HE. They will be articulate with the ability to plan and manage their own workload within deadlines, and a confident public speaker in delivering presentations. Knowledge of Microsoft packages, particularly word and excel, as well as basic report writing skills are essential. They will be a team-player, confident and customer-focused willing to undertake extensive travel with the flexibility to work evenings and occasional weekends. Applicants must have a full, clean UK driving licence.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ?Engaged? employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant.

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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