The UK’s sustainability alliance of universities and colleges, the EAUC, has a unique opportunity for an exceptional person to join their Scotland Team. Are you that person?
Salary: Grade 5 (£24,871 – £27,116), plus 12.5% employer pension contribution
Contract Type: Fixed term until 31st March 2023, with potential for extension.
Hours: 37 hours per week (0.8 FTE would be considered for experienced candidates)
Location: Home based (with home-based allowance), with regular travel across central Scotland
Closing date: Sunday 7th November at midnight
Interview date: Wednesday 24th November, online
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 EAUC. You will provide the first point of contact for our Scottish educational and strategic partner contacts, ensuring they feel supported and valued.
Responding to the needs of our Members will be a big part of your job, as you will lead a number of EAUC-Scotland’s sector peer support networks, working with colleagues and sector members to develop regular events for each network and share relevant information with the group. You will also be responsible for scoping, planning and delivering chargeable training events, supported by colleagues to develop a varied programme.
Your writing and editing skills will be exceptional, and you will need a great eye for detail as you will be taking lead responsibility for all EAUC-Scotland’s external communication channels.
You will be exceptionally organised, enabling you to ensure the smooth running of the Scotland branch of EAUC, providing vital administration and communications support to the rest of the team and on behalf of the EAUC-Scotland programme.
Finally, you will be flexible and happy to work with colleagues to support wider organisation activities and targets as outlined in the EAUC’s Strategic Plan and EAUC-Scotland’s Outcome Agreement with the Scottish Funding Council.
EAUC is the alliance for sustainability leadership in education. 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 sustainability rising up Scottish Government, Scottish Funding Council and tertiary education sector agendas, the EAUC office in Scotland works 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 2023. 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.
The EAUC is committed to equality and valuing diversity within its workforce and trustees and actively encourages diversity in applications. You can view our Equality and Diversity policy here, which is currently under review.
Please provide your CV AND a covering letter supporting your application which clearly outlines why you want to work for EAUC Scotland, and how your experience to date aligns with the role, expected duties, skills and knowledge within the job description.
EAUC-Scotland will be anonymising all applications prior to shortlisting as part of our commitment to minimise any unconscious bias within our recruitment process. Please submit your CV and Cover Letter without your name or photographs within either document, making your name the document file name(s). We will rename these documents before they are passed to our shortlisting panel. Email your anonymised CV and Cover Letter to email@example.com.
Applications that do not fulfil the application process will not be considered.
Please also consider completing the Equal Opportunities Form available to download here. This will not be linked to your application, and will be used to help EAUC understand our success at attracting a diverse range of candidates to apply for roles within our organisation. This should be emailed separately to Fiona on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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