EAUC Scotland Programme Administrator

The UK sustainability alliance of universities and colleges, the EAUC, has a unique opportunity for an exceptional person within their Scotland team. Are you that person? 

Salary: £19,703 to £23,334 (appointment will be made at the lowest point on the scale) plus 12.5% employer pension contribution

Contract Type: Fixed term until 31st March 2020, with potential for extension


About you in your new role:

You will be a vital member of the small and dynamic EAUC-Scotland Team, supporting the EAUC to realise its ambitious plans in Scotland.

With excellent people and relationship skills, you’ll be capable of engaging with a wide range of stakeholders as an ambassador for the Association. You will provide the first point of contact for our Scottish Educational and Strategic Partner contacts, ensuring they are supported and valued. You will have strong organisational skills to ensure the smooth running of our office, and provide key administration support to the team.
As the communications lead in the team, sharing opportunities and best practice examples with our university and college contacts, you will need to have experience communicating through a variety of channels.
Download the Job Description and Person Specification from the bottom of this page.


About us:

EAUC are a not-for-profit, member based charity, run by members for members. From starting out as a voluntary organisation in 1996, we have grown to represent institutions with over 2 million students and nearly 400,000 staff with a spending budget of over £25 billion. We help leaders, academics and other professionals to drive sustainability to the heart of their post-16 education institutions in the UK and internationally.  The EAUC is an independent registered charitable company, with our Headquarters based at the University of Gloucestershire.

With sustainability rising up Scottish Government, Scottish Funding Council and tertiary education sector agendas, the EAUC office in Scotland worked with members of the further and higher education sector to develop an ambitious Programme to support Universities and Colleges to address their impacts on climate change and the wider sustainability agenda until March 2020. This role will be essential to delivering the Programme in Scotland. We will commit to giving you lots of opportunities to share your ideas and develop your experience.
You will be rewarded with involvement in a dynamic charity, generous holidays and a 12.5% employer pension contribution.


To apply:

Please provide your CV AND a covering letter supporting your application that directly relates to these 3 questions in no more than 1000 words:
  • Please explain why you would like to work for the EAUC
  • Please demonstrate your experience and skills in administration (which may include office management, dealing with customer enquiries, being part of a committee or formal meetings, producing public documents, liaising with other organisations etc.)
  • Please demonstrate your communications experience and skills as per the job description and person specification
Send your CV and covering letter as attachments by email to scotland@eauc.org.uk

Applications that do not fulfil the application process will not be considered.

Closing date: Monday 4th February 2019 at Noon

Interview date:  Thursday 14th February 2019, Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh, Edinburgh
Start date:
Monday 25th March 2019

Please direct any queries to Rebecca Petford, Scotland Programme Manager, on scotland@eauc.org.uk.
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