Undergraduate Admissions Team Manager

Coventry, United Kingdom
Up to £32,000 up to 10% performance related bonus
12 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 28/07/2019
Salary Up to £32,000 up to 10% performance related bonus
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

Department: CU Recruitment and Admissions Ltd

Permanent -Full-time

Coventry University's proven success is driven by its hard-working ethos. The highest-ranking modern university in England for 7 years running (Guardian 2013-2019), we achieved a gold rating in the UK government's 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

We have significantly grown our portfolio, reputation, and student base across the University its London Campus and new regional centres of learning in Coventry, Scarborough and London.

We are ambitious for our students and as a University Group; we have set ourselves a challenging and transformational Corporate Plan for the years ahead. Our strategy is built on four pillars: delivering an even higher quality student experience, research with impact, developing further as a global university, and continuing to embody how business and industry can work together through enterprise and innovation.

Attraction and conversion of students within Higher Education is an increasingly competitive and challenging environment. CU Recruitment and Admissions Ltd (CURA) launched in April 2019 transforms the traditional approach to student recruitment.

A new regionally-based network of student recruiters, widening participation specialists are supported by teams of conversion professionals,admissions specialists and CRM and events team. All leading the implementation of a new approach to student engagement and a customer centric culture and workforce, robust sales processes, and an agile strategy driven by data.

We are currently recruiting to a number of posts and are looking for highly motivated professionals to join us as we take forward a new approach to the recruitment and conversion of UK students, developing new approaches to meet the challenges ahead.

Role Purpose:

Leading and supporting the Admissions team, ensure the day to day running of the CURA undergraduate admissions function to ensure efficiency, and compliance with agreed policies and procedures. Manage and implement admissions initiatives as directed by the Admissions Manager and in doing so contribute towards developing a best in class service with demonstrable outputs and impact on applicant conversion.

Person Specification:

  • Line management experience in a fast- paced high volume environment
  • Experience of decision making in complex situations, drawing upon data from a variety of sources.
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication skills using a variety of methods and platforms eg face to face, CRM and reporting
  • Ability to gain respect, trust and confidence of managers and colleagues across the Coventry University Group
  • Ability to effectively organise own work load and direct the work of others

Interviews: w/c Monday 5 August 2019

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