Student Recruitment Officer

Durham, United Kingdom
Grade 6 (£26,243 - £32,236)
30 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Department : Academic Office

Position Type : Administrative Support

Grade 6 (£26,243 - £32,236)

Student Recruitment Officer (Open Days and Visitor Experience)

This is a permanent, full time (35 hours p/w) post.

This is an exciting and diverse post that sits within the Recruitment and Admissions Office. The Recruitment and Admissions Office vision places students at the heart of all recruitment and admissions activity; with a remit to deliver a first class service to all prospective students throughout their application journey with Durham University.

The Student Recruitment Officer will principally be responsible for supporting the Student Recruitment Manager in the delivery of a strategy to maintain and strengthen the achievement of the University’s recruitment and conversion targets. This would be achieved through the planning, delivery and impact assessment of a variety of activities such as, but not restricted to, Pre-application Open Days, Post-offer Visit Days and University tours.

They will support the work of the wider Student Recruitment team across all recruitment and conversion activities. In particular they may assist in the establishment, development and maintenance of relationships with schools, colleges, other key pre-HE constituencies and stakeholders through activities such as school visits and UCAS conventions.

The post-holder should be motivated to achieve excellent customer service standards, be experienced in planning and delivering major events and activities and have past experience of working within a Higher Education or Further Education setting. 

The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills as they will be required to communicate with potential students, their parents, teachers and other key influencers within the decision making process. Internally, they will be required to develop robust and positive relationships with key members of the University, including with Colleges and Wider Student Experience team, Professional Support Services, and departments through timely, efficient and effective communication channels and reports to a wide range of University staff.

The post is likely to appeal to someone who has the aptitude, potential and the desire to become a future manager within Higher Education administration.

Closes midday on : 13-Nov-2018