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UCU offers a range of benefits including good working hours, generous annual leave entitlement and membership of a pension scheme. UCU is committed to equality of opportunity. Applications from suitable people with a disability are welcome. London-based employees receive a London allowance. 


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Current vacancies

Branch Administrator (17.5 hours per week) required for Warwick University UCU branch

Salary: £16,075 pa. (£32,151 pa. pro rata)

Warwick UCU branch is seeking to appoint a person to manage their offices, with minimal supervision.  

You will develop and implement a recruitment strategy, undertake organising activities, keep the branch website up to date, and take minutes. With sound organisational, communication and interpersonal skills, you will have knowledge of the implications of working for a trade union or other not-for-profit organisation, be the first point of contact for members and be expected to support the branch officers in all aspects of their work for UCU.

To apply, please download an application pack below or email: recruitment@ucu.org.uk or call our recruitment line on 020 7756 2558 (24 hours) quoting job reference BA8.

This is a re-advertised post and previous applicants need not apply.  

Application pack: branch administrator (Warwick UCU) (BA8) [160kb]

Closing date for applications: 15 October 2018 at 10am

It is anticipated that the interviews will be held on: 5 November 2018


Research Officer

Salary £52,479 pa. including LW

We are seeking a Research Officer to be situated within UCU's Bargaining and Negotiations Department and to work across all areas of the Union. The Research Officer's primary responsibility will be to source, analyse and present data in support of national and local bargaining and negotiations on pay, employment and conditions in both the higher and further education sectors, with a specific focus on UCU's strategic priority areas of casualisation and insecure employment, the gender pay gap and workloads.

With a commitment to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of UCU's work, and a high level of numeracy, you will be skilled in the management, analysis, interpretation and presentation of large quantitative datasets.  In addition, you will need an advanced knowledge of MS Excel including formulae, database functions and VBA in Excel, as well as the ability to effectively present complex data analysis to a wide range of audiences.

To apply, please download an application pack below or email: recruitment@ucu.org.uk or call our recruitment line on 020 7756 2558 (24 hours) quoting job reference RO2.

Application pack: Research Oofficer - RO2 - Sep18 [307kb]

Closing date for applications:  4 October at 10 am

It is anticipated that the interviews will be held on: 15 October 2018


Branch Administrator (16 hours per week) required for the University of Nottingham UCU branch

Salary: £14,698 pa. (£32,151 pa. pro rata)

The University of Nottingham branch of UCU is seeking to appoint a person to manage their offices, with minimal supervision. 

You will develop and implement a recruitment strategy, undertake organising activities, keep the branch website up to date, and take minutes. With sound organisational, communication and interpersonal skills, you will have knowledge of the implications of working for a trade union or other not-for-profit organisation, be the first point of contact for members and be expected to support the branch officers in all aspects of their work for UCU.

To apply, please download an application pack below or email: recruitment@ucu.org.uk or call our recruitment line on 020 7756 2558 (24 hours) quoting job reference BA7.

Application pack: branch administrator (Nottingham UCU) (BA7) [160kb]

Closing date for applications: 28 September 2018 at 10am

It is anticipated that the interviews will be held on: 22 October 2018


Last updated: 24 September 2018