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Senior Faculty Administrator

  • Full time
  • £26,028
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid working can be considered)
  • Closing 24th January 2022

  • Advertised from 6th January 2022
  • 35 hours per week. Permanent.


About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 30,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 515-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

About the Role

The Senior Faculty Administrator will occupy an important and prominent position within a small, collaborative team of faculty administrators. 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. Reporting to a Faculty Development Manager, the Senior Faculty Administrator will be expected to lead by example and set a high standard for the wider administrative team to follow.

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 significant 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 CV’s and agencies need not apply.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of 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.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution, bike 2 work scheme and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

Application notes

To apply go to: Work for RCSEd | RCSEd.

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Please note that we do not accept CV’s and agencies need not apply.

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Interview Details

The date of interview will be confirmed in due course.

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