Academic Support Administrator


  • Contact: Dr Bhavani Narayanaswamy

Do you have excellent organisational and planning skills? Is attention to detail important to you? Are you able to work independently and to a high standard? Do you have excellent communication skills?


SAMS is seeking someone who can fill a dual role position. A person who can undertake the role of Postgraduate Academic Registry Officer for students based at SAMS whilst navigating the maze of higher education and who will also provide administrative support to SAMS’ Directorate. You must be discrete and confidential, able to plan ahead but also deal with competing priorities on a day to day basis and be able to work on your own initiative.


Key aspects of the role include the administration of student information systems, dealing with student-related issues, organisation of postgraduate recruitment, working closely with systems, processes and colleagues at UHI and other education delivery partners as required. 


The role can involve dealing with individuals facing uncertainty and stress, so experience of this type of interaction in a health or social wellbeing environment is desirable.

 This role could be carried out as a full time position or as 2 part time shared roles.  Please indicate in your application if you wish to apply for a full time or a part time role.  Where your preferred choice is part time, please indicate how many hours a week you would want.

For informal discussion please contact Dr Bhavani Narayanaswamy.

Please apply above. Alternatively, please write to: Human Resources, D19/18.BN, The Scottish Association for Marine Science, Scottish Marine Institute, Oban, Argyll PA37 1QA

 The closing date for receipt of applications is 23rd November 2018

Interviews will be held on 4th December 2018

SAMS is a registered Scottish charity (SC 009206), has an equal opportunities policy and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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