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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. 

Current vacancies

Branch administrator - University of Keele UCU (part time, 3 hours per week)

Salary: £2,182 p.a. (£25,455 p.a. pro rata)

The University and College Union (UCU), at the University of Keele, is seeking to appoint an Administrator.  The successful candidate will undertake a variety of administrative tasks with minimal supervision.  You will be familiar with Microsoft Office and Excel and have sound organisational, communication, social media and inter-personal skills.  With a knowledge of the implications of working for a Trade Union or other not-for-profit organisation, you will be a point of contact for members and will 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: or call our recruitment line on 020 7756 2558 (24 hours) quoting BA3

Application pack: Keele_branch_administrator_BA3_Mar18 [303kb]

Closing date for applications:  10 April 2018 at 10 am

Interview date: 30 April 2018

UCU Scotland Administrator (maternity cover)

Salary: £31,122 p.a.

From our office in Glasgow, you will provide administrative support for the day-to-day operation of the office. 

Duties include organising the annual UCU Scotland Congress; assisting with organising/campaigning activities, training events, UCU Scotland elections and industrial action ballots.  Handling the daily accounting and minuting meetings will also form part of your duties. 

You will need experience of providing administrative support at a senior level; excellent organisational skills; a knowledge of financial accounting methods; excellent communication skills and a knowledge of the implications of working in a trade union or other not-for-profit organisation.   

The cover will be required for approximately 17 months (or whenever the maternity leave ends, whichever is soonest), the successful candidate commencing around mid-May.

To apply, please download an application pack below or email: or call our recruitment line on 020 7756 2558 (24 hours) quoting SA1

Application pack: Scotland Administrator (maternity cover) Feb 18 (SA1) [318kb]

Closing date for applications:  21 March 2018 at 10 am

 It is anticipated that the interviews will be held on 12 April 2018.

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Please note that CVs in isolation are not accepted.