Admissions Manager, Postgraduate
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £36613 - £41212 per annum
Closing date for applications 30-Sep-2018
The University of Bristol Admissions Office is looking to recruit to a new position of Postgraduate Admissions Manager, due to the expansion of the University's central Admissions Team.
The successful candidate will work alongside 2 Undergraduate Admissions Managers and as part of the Admissions Senior Leadership team, reporting to the Deputy Head of Admissions (Postgraduate).
Admissions Managers are responsible for directing and managing the work of the Admissions Team, to deliver on Admissions targets and implement the University’s strategic priorities. Each Manager leads the day-to-day work of a team of about ten staff responsible for admission to specific academic faculties, ensuring that applications for study at the University are processed in a fair, consistent and transparent way, in line with regulations, policy and deadlines, meeting targets and providing a positive customer experience to applicants. This involves ensuring systems, processes and resources are in place, developing staff to excel in their roles, and proactively prioritising competing tasks. This role will manage staff responsible for postgraduate applications, although cross-team working within the team is very actively encouraged.
The successful candidate will have a good understanding of postgraduate admissions in a university setting, and experience of leading the work of others in a complex environment. They will have exceptional interpersonal skills and a commitment to collaborative working, with experience of forming positive working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. They will have experience of planning and progressing project work to support continuous improvement, and proven problem-solving abilities to respond to unexpected situations.
Admissions Managers play a key role in the Admissions Office and within the Directorate of External Relations and make regular and significant contributions to wider University work, deputising for the Deputy Head of Admissions (Postgraduate) when required.
It is anticipated that interviews will take place on 9 October 2018.
For informal enquiries please contact:
Rachel Kelly: Deputy Head of Admissions
t: (0)117 3941576
We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.