Admissions Advisor

Guildford, United Kingdom
£23,334 to £26,243 per annum
30 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Student Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions

Location:      Guildford
Salary:      £23,334 to £26,243 per annum
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Tuesday 13 November 2018
Interview Date:      To be confirmed

An opportunity has arisen in the Student Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions Directorate, working in the Admissions Services team as an admissions advisor.

The admissions service team is responsible for providing an effective and efficient admissions service for the University. You will be the first point of contact for applicants, responding to all admissions related enquires, providing high levels of customer service in a timely and professional manner. You will have responsibility for the processing of applications, making decisions consistently and fairly against pre-defined entry criteria. You will have extensive contact with applicants and staff at a variety of levels within the University, and external contact with other bodies such as UCAS, NARIC and the UKVI.

In addition to these duties, it is expected that the role holder will participate in University Applicant and Open Days and other external recruitment events as required.

You will need excellent organisational and communication skills, with the ability to work quickly and accurately. You should possess good IT skills, including MS Office. Experience of working with a University student record systems, such as SITS and in the field of higher education is desirable. An understanding of University admissions processes would also be a distinct advantage.

We are looking for a flexible, enthusiastic and responsible person, with the ability to work both as an effective team member and independently.

The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom, having been awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. We are ranked 10th in The Times Higher Education Table of Tables for UK universities in 2017, and we are the recipient of four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.

In addition to a competitive salary you will receive 32 days annual leave/closure days and a great benefits package including pension and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.

Note: Secondment opportunities will be considered for internal applicants

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