Regional Administrator

July 25, 2024

Job Description

The University and College Union have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Administrator Scotland(0.4) to join the team!

Job reference: RA1

Salary: £15,154 p.a. (£37,884 p.a. pro rata)

Hours:14 per week (35 per week pro rata)

Contract: Permanent, Part time, Wednesday requested to be one of your working days

Location:Glasgow (G1 1DA)

Closing Date: 30 July 2024at 10 am

About us:

The University and College Union (UCU) represents over 120,000 academics, lecturers, trainers, instructors, researchers, managers, administrators, computer staff, librarians and postgraduates in universities, colleges, prisons, adult education and training organisations across the UK.?

We also have members in the private sector, for example in private training agencies and language schools, as well as members working on a freelance basis. Students training to teach in post-school education also belong to UCU.?

Regional Administrator Scotland – The role:

UCU is seeking a Regional Administrator to join its Scotland teamon a permanent/part time basis. In this exciting role, based in ourGlasgow Office and reporting to the Scotland Official,your main duties will be:

-Providing factual information to members and branch officers

-Organising the production and distribution of devolved nation communications to branches, activists and members

-Taking minutes of meetings

-Dealing with incoming phone calls and handling incoming and outgoing emails

-Arranging meetings and booking travel arrangements

-Setting up files, filing and photocopying

Regional Administrator Scotland You:

The ideal candidate must be educated to GCSE level or equivalent experience (inc. maths & English). The role suits those with experience of a similar working environment and/or understanding of working for a trade union or other not-for-profit organisation.?

Other requirements include:

-Strong IT skills

-Good verbal and writtencommunication skills

– Able to work independently, planning and organising your workload

Regional Administrator Scotland Benefits:

Wellbeing Benefits:

– Generous holiday entitlement, 35 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays + 8 closure days with a pro-rata entitlement for part time staff

– Disability and Special leave arrangements

– Family-friendly policies: Enhanced Maternity, Adoption, Paternity and Shared Parental Leave schemes

– Employee Assistance Programme providing access to 24-hour confidential counselling

– Healthcare Assessments & access toaward-winning Physiotherapy Advice Line

– Flexitime scheme available by agreement within our Work Life Balance guidelines

Financial Benefits:

-Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) where currently the employee contribution is approximately 6.1% of salary and the employer contribution is approximately 14.5% of salary

-We pay 50% of the net cost of childcare provision for children, available to employees up to and including Grade G

-Interest free season ticket loans covering the cost of a second-class season ticket between home and the office

-Eyesight test cost assistance &purchase of a basic pair of glasses, where required for DSE use

Training Benefits:

-Training support and access to over 300 eLearning modules through UCU s online Training Room


Returning your application for Regional Administrator Scotland

Closing date for applications:?30 July 2024 at 10 am

Interview date:?19 August2024

Applicants should apply using the application form, quoting job reference RA1. CVs will not be considered.Late applications will not be considered.

We are happy to accept applications in alternative formats from applicants who, for reasons of disability, may find it difficult to fill in our standard form. Please contact our People and Development Teamif this is the case.

Diversity & Inclusion Monitoring

We need your support to make sure our employees come from a variety of backgrounds, so we especially welcome applications from disadvantaged communities. Even if you are not selected, completing the diversity & inclusion data when you apply helps us make sure we are encouraging a diverse mixture of candidates to apply.

Equal Opportunities

UCU is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.