Faculty Administrator

Job Type:
Faculties & Governance
£22,975.00 per annum
Closing Date:

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 other healthcare professionals who are involved in the surgical care of patients.  Founded in 1505, the College currently has a total membership approaching 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

Working with us

The College is an exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We aim to support and nurture your talent and reward success.

In addition, we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of the surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

We offer a range of policies and benefits for our staff including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), an enhanced employer pension contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

About the Role

The Faculty Administrator will join a small, collaborative team of faculty support staff. In general, the duties of the post will include providing high quality administrative, project and secretariat support to several of the College’s faculties, covering surgery, dentistry and the extended surgical team.  

This will be a varied and rewarding role, providing an opportunity to support the College’s faculties in delivering their operational and strategic objectives across a wide range of areas. The post holder will be required to engage with staff from across the College and with faculty members on a regular basis.

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

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Applicants should be able to demonstrate previous experience of providing excellent project and administrative support to boards, committees and executive groups. Applicants will also require highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, experience in effectively prioritising and managing competing demands, and a demonstrable ability to produce high-quality, clear and concise written work, sometimes to challenging deadlines. 

A key part of the role will involve working with a significant number of standing committees, boards and working groups across the different faculties and delivering an effective and efficient secretariat support function. Therefore, experience in this area is essential.

Please note that we do not accept CVs and agencies need not apply.

Contact Information

E-mail: recruitment@rcsed.ac.uk


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