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Generic Role Profiles

Generic role profiles have been developed to be representative of many individual jobs at Cardiff University and typically include common or frequently occurring elements of jobs within career pathways.

The profiles are indicative, not definitive, and are intended to describe the demands and responsibilities required of most members of staff employed at Cardiff University.

Generic role profiles are not replacements for current job descriptions, but are to be used in conjunction with job descriptions for roles.

Please click on the relevant link below depending on your career pathway.

Academic and Research Staff - National Library of Academic Role Profiles (NLARPs)

Managerial/Professional & Specialist
(Formerly Academic-Related, Other Related, UCNS 5 & 6, Technical Grades E to I and Nursing Grades)

Administrative Support Staff (Formerly UCNS 1 to 4)

Technical Services Staff (Formerly Technical Grades A - D, MO & MLSO)

Operational Services Staff
(Formerly Manual Grades 1 - 4, Whitley Council Manual Grade B & C, DLOs, PATOs and UNIBAR)