College Support Administrator

Inverness, Highland
£23,932 – £27,470 pro rata 1 FTE
25 Jan 2022
30 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

21 Hours (0.6 FTE) flexible, Fixed-Term contract to cover maternity leave

We are one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions comprising Scotland’s newest university.

As the UK’s leading tertiary education provider, we deliver both further education and higher education courses and that makes us different from traditional institutions. Through an innovative approach to learning and some of the best online learning technologies, we offer our students the complete learner journey, where they have choice and flexibility to study from access level right through to PhD.

Inverness College UHI is at the heart of the community. Working closely with businesses and stakeholders, our curriculum and research capacity is designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of industry and support the strengths and ambitions of the region. Through a personalised approach, we help our students discover their right path, providing them with a combination of qualification and job-ready skills to succeed in the workplace. Inverness College UHI has locations at Inverness Campus and also the Scottish School of Forestry (Balloch), a growing hub for research, innovation and enterprise set within a 215 acre site. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated member of staff to work with us as a College Support Administrator on a fixed-term basis.

Job Purpose:

We are seeking a suitably skilled and qualified Administrator to work within our Central Administration Team.  You will work with our Wellbeing and Learning Support Team to ensure the continuous flow of information from point of application to point of needs assessments as well as the co-ordination of internal assessment support requests and other general and financial administration.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Effective administration and information service for the College
  • Provide administration support to the Wellbeing and Learning Support team

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of an office environment which has included the processing of correspondence, reports and managing diaries
  • A working knowledge of the student life cycle and its impact on the academic calendar and relevant work loads
  • Experience of providing administrative support to committees including the managing of agenda’s, papers, minutes and recording minutes as required and disseminating in a timely manner
  • Experience of working with Microsoft Office 2010

Please note: the successful post holder will need to pass a satisfactory PVG Scheme check through Disclosure Scotland prior to commencing employment.

Application Closing Date: 30th January 2022

Shortlisting will take place on 2nd February 2022

Interviews will be held week commencing 7th February 2022

For informal queries regarding this post, please contact Inverness College UHI Recruitment Team on 01463 273210 or

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.