Admissions Assistant

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
GBP 21,414 - GBP 25,482 (Grade 3)
10 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 04/08/2019
Salary GBP 21,414 - GBP 25,482 (Grade 3)
Package Excellent benefit package

Job description

Admissions Assistant, Full time, Permanent 

A full time opportunity has arisen to join our Admissions team as an Admissions Assistant within Edinburgh Napier University. With over 19,500 students and 1,500 staff, Edinburgh Napier University is a leading, modern university with a reputation and impact that stretches far beyond our shores. We are an inclusive University with strong links to industry and are clear that it is our 'applied' focus that sets us apart. Our strategy is set around four key pillars of growing our academic reputation; delivering an excellent personalised student experience; internationalising out work' and build innovation, enterprise and citizenship. It is an exciting place to work with a clear growth agenda. 

The Admissions team is based within International Operations and Student Recruitment. The team is responsible for ensuring an efficient, responsive and fair admissions process for applicants, ensuring procedures are carried out in accordance with the requirements of external bodies such as UKVI, UCAS and the QAA Code of Practice framework. The team makes centralised decisions on undergraduate and postgraduate applications (UK/EU/Overseas); manages the admissions process to meet student population targets; and plan and manages the annual clearing confirmation operation. 

The role 

As an Admissions Assistant you will be responsible for delivering a high quality, customer-focused, efficient and accurate admissions service for all our customers.  
A key part of the role is ensuring that decisions on applications to study at Edinburgh Napier are made quickly, effectively, transparently and in line with our Admissions Policy.  You will be responsible for liaising with applicants and will support our activities to attract students to study at Edinburgh Napier.  

You will also be responsible for ensuring international students have the necessary documentation to apply for a visa to study at the University. Finally, you will liaise with colleagues within International Operations & Student Recruitment, Schools and other Professional Services, on a range of admissions related topics

Who we are looking for 

You will be able to demonstrate excellent customer service and administrative skills, preferably gained within a Higher or Further Education environment. 
You will have good data processing skills, high attention to detail, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to demonstrate the ability to work well within a team. 

Some knowledge of admissions process is desirable. Occasional evening and weekend working is required to support peak period throughout this year

If this opportunity sounds of interest, please click here to read the full role profile/description 

Benefits we offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Salary: GBP 21,414 - GBP 25,482 (Grade 3)

Additional Information

Application closing date: 4th August 2019

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 21st August 

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. For further information on this, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and hold Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.