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Question Bank Administrator

Job Type:
Question Bank, Examinations - Professional Activities
35 hours per week
£18,270 per annum
Closing Date:
Thursday 26 October 2017 at 12pm

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 25,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

Working within the Question Bank team in the Examinations section of the Professional Activities Department, the post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of surgical and dental examination question banks, some of which use non-conventional IT systems.

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

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for an individual who is confident, methodical and highly organised – even under pressure. You will have good communication skills and   a strong sense of integrity.


Educated to a minimum level of Higher Grade English and Maths (or equivalent) you will have proven administrative and database experience and demonstrable experience in proofreading.  You will also be a proficient user of the MS Office Suite (including Excel) 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.


Relevant work experience in a professional or educational organisation is desirable. 

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

Contact Information

E-mail: recruitment@rcsed.ac.uk

Address: Human Resources The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DW

Interview Details

Interviews will be held on Monday 13 November 2017.

(Hill Square Educational Trust No. SC28302)

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has a long and distinguished history, and is committed to providing a first class service to all its stakeholders. The College values the talents and abilities of its employees and seeks to foster an open, co-operative, friendly and dynamic environment in which employees and the College alike can thrive.

The College is also committed to recruiting the person who is most suited to the particular post, based solely on the applicant's abilities, qualifications, experience and merit as measured against the job description and person specification. The College is committed to the principles of equal opportunities and declares its opposition to any form of less favorable treatment, whether through direct or indirect discrimination accorded to employees or job applicants.

The College will take all reasonable steps to employ, train and promote employees without regard to age, disability, gender re-assignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity. The College provides for fair treatment of employees based on merit, and complies to all applicable employment laws.

If you have any queries please email recruitment@rcsed.ac.uk 


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