Anderson Quigley

Head of Registry Services – University of the West of Scotland

Head of Registry Services – University of the West of Scotland

Posted on 30 October 2020

Anderson Quigley are delighted to be working with the University of the West of Scotland on the appointment of the Head of Registry Services.

At UWS, our principal truth is that we are here for our students. We have a proud record in delivering work-ready graduates and developing effective partnerships with business, industry and the public and voluntary sectors. With our cutting-edge courses, practical knowledge, and intelligent teaching, we help our students get ahead. Our purpose is to transform lives and communities through higher education. We equip our students with the skills and confidence to shape their futures, while ensuring that they have the best possible experience and outcomes.

We are driving an ambitious strategy for high-quality learning and teaching, and research and innovation, with a global engagement agenda to reflect the needs of the 21st century workplace. UWS Strategy 2025 marks an exciting new chapter for the University. We dare to dream big and, despite current challenges, are aiming for UWS, by 2050, to be recognised as a world leading university ranked inside the top 200.

Reporting to the Vice Principal for Learning, Teaching & Students, our new Head of Registry Services is a senior member of staff who will lead and develop the strategic direction of this large service to deliver user-focused, integrated services for the benefit of our students. To stay ahead in a rapidly changing world, we want to capitalise on technological advances to enhance all our systems and it is especially important that our next Head drives our ambition to provide sector-leading processes, using the latest digital solutions to enhance service and efficiency.

If you have a track record of leadership in academic administration with evidence of delivering cultural and digitally focussed change and want to be a mainstay in our ambitious University than we would like to hear from you.

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

To view the Recruitment Pack please click here.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification please click here.

To view the UWS Annual Review 2018-2019 please click here.

To view the UWS Strategy 2025 please click here.


Closing date for applications is noon on Friday 27 November 2020.  To apply for this exciting role, please visit using reference AQ981.

To discuss the role in strict confidence, please contact Carolyn Coates on +44(0)7825 871 944 or Ed Pritchard on +44 (0)7980 817 927.


Closing date: Noon, Friday 27th November
Shortlisting: Thursday 3rd December
Final Panel Interviews: Wednesday 16th December