Job offer available in Scotland Academic Support Administrator, Taught and Quality Assurance/Enhancement (QA/E) at The University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh – Academic Affairs

Closing date: Friday 17 November 2017 (17:00 GMT)

Interview date: Week Commencing 04  December  2017               

This is a 9-month, full-time maternity cover appointment.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and capable colleague to the role of Academic Support Administrator (Taught and QA/E) within the Academic Affairs Section of the College of Science and Engineering College Office.  

The role of the Academic Support Administrator (Taught and QA/E) is to provide administrative support for undergraduate and taught postgraduate student degree progression casework and for Quality Assurance and Enhancement activities within the College.

You will be educated to at least Standard Grade or equivalent, and will typically have a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience in an administrative role, ideally in the higher education sector.  You will possess good communication and time management skills, an ability to analyse and manipulate data and a commitment to delivering a high standard of customer service.  As this is a fixed-term maternity cover post, you should also have an aptitude for picking up new tasks quickly and accurately.

Please upload a CV and Supporting Statement as part of your online application.  The Supporting Statement should clearly address how you meet each of the essential criteria listed in the Job Description, including examples, as relevant.  The shortlisting processes assess a candidate’s application against these criteria.  Candidates who do not clearly demonstrate how they meet these criteria will not be shortlisted for interview.

Informal enquiries may be made to Mr Alan Henderson, Academic Policy Officer, by email ( or telephone (0131 650 7311).

For further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the ‘apply’ button below

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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