Registry Officer (Scholarships)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Registry at the University of St Andrews as the Registry Officer (Scholarships). St Andrews is committed to attracting the very best students, regardless of financial circumstances, and the Scholarships Team plays a critical role in ensuring the University can provide assistance and reward academic excellence. This is increasingly important given the national and global financial climate.

The role holder will take the lead across the Scholarships Team in administering all University-managed Scholarships, Bursaries and funding opportunities across all cohorts. The post-holder will work with colleagues across the University, including Financial Advice and Support, Development, the Global Office, Schools, and Admissions, to identify and maximise funding opportunities, ensure effective policies and procedures are in place, and to promote and communicate information about available scholarships. Furthermore, the post holder will play a key role in supporting the work of the University’s Strategic Scholarships Board to shape and enhance the University’s substantial scholarships portfolio.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following skills and attributes for success:
– Excellent analytical, organisation and problem-solving skills
– A skilled working knowledge of MS Excel
– Experience of working collaboratively across units and advising management teams
– Experience of managing people and budgets

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Heather McNeill, Deputy Academic Registrar email:, Tel: 01334 463976

Applications are particularly welcome from people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:
In accordance with the new immigration rules, it is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. The University encourages all interested candidates to apply regardless of nationality and all applications received are assessed against the essential and desirable criteria listed in the further particulars. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate their right to work in the UK prior to commencing employment and where required, obtain the right to work in the UK without relying on University sponsorship. Information on other visa options is available at or by contacting our HR Immigration Team on
This post will/may be primarily based at the Eden Campus at Guardbridge, a state-of-the-art working environment for professional services units.
Closing Date: 6 February 2023 Interview Date 20 February 2023

We encourage applicants to apply online at, however if you are unable to do this, please call +44 (0)1334 462571 for an application pack.

Please quote ref: AD2043DO

The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland (No SC013532).

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