Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £21,344.00 gross per year
  • Edinburgh


Job Type: Faculty Administrator  

Job Location: Edinburgh

Department:  Faculties and Governance

Contract Type: Fixed Term - Maternity Cover up to November 2020

Hours: 35 hours per week           

Salary Details: £ 21,344 per annum  

Closing Date: 9.00 am on Monday 15th  July 2019

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation concerned principally with the education, training and assessment of Surgeons, Dental Surgeons and Doctors who are involved in the surgical care of patients.  Founded in 1505, the College currently has a membership approaching 27,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

Reporting to the Faculty Development Manager, the post holder will provide on-going administrative and policy support to emerging and established faculties of the College.  This will include direct administrative, project and secretariat support to several faculties and their respective management committees and groups. 

This is a varied and rewarding role, with the opportunity for the right applicant to also support activities beyond the purely administrative (e.g. events planning and organisation, marketing and communications) and to engage with both staff and dental and surgical members from across the College.    

There may be requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours and travel for work very occasionally.

You will join an established and friendly team who work collaboratively to help achieve the goals of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. RCSEd is a prestigious and historical membership body supporting medics, dentists and allied health professionals globally to deliver the best possible patient care. The role will be fast pace and you will have the opportunity to work with passionate and driven individuals from all over the world.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for an individual who is confident, methodical, organised and conscientious.

Educated to a minimum level of Higher / A Level (or equivalent) you will have proven administrative, secretarial and database experience. Experience of supporting committees and or working groups, including setting agendas, minute taking, recording and tracking actions are essential to the role.

You will have excellent communication and team working skills. You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and have the ability to prioritise your workload with minimum supervision. A high level of professionalism and diplomacy is required for the role as is a willingness to take on new challenges and be receptive to change.

Experience working in or establishing professional membership networks or communities is desirable.

Interview Details

The date of interview will be confirmed in due course. 

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