The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 13 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional university structure.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

Information & Communications Assistant (Internal Applications)

Please noteThis role is currently only available to internal applicants.
Reference no.1857810
Salary range £19,400 - £20,583 per annum (pro rata)
DurationFixed Term for 12 months
Working hoursPart time - 21 hours per week (0.6 FTE)
LocationAn Lòchran, Inverness Campus (or an academic partner by agreement)
Closing DateSunday 26 January 2020

The role of Information and Communications Assistant presents an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join the Learning and Teaching Academy (LTA) team and support the promotion and delivery of a wide range of LTA events and initiatives including those relating to scholarship, research, open education, professional development and professional recognition.

This new role will have a responsibility to provide administrative support for LTA events including the Learning and Teaching Conference; symposia; workshops and webinars.  The role will also have significant responsibility for the organisation of LTA review panels relating to professional recognition, development and funding. You will also play an important role in the marketing and communications activities of the LTA including the maintenance of our digital and social media presence.

You will be self-organised, with a willingness to learn, good attention to detail and an ability to work well with others.   You will also be able to work well with digital technology and use a range of software packages for documents, reports, presentations and communication.  Ideally, you will also have an interest in and or knowledge of the further or higher education sector.

For further information and details, please see the relevant job documents attached below.

Applications for this post are currently restricted to existing executive office and academic partner employees only.

Interviews will be held in Inverness on Tuesday 11 February 2020.

If you have any queries about the application process please contact the Personnel Office at or on 01463 279239.