International Officer

Salary: £26,715 - £31,865 per annum (Grade 4)
05 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 19/09/2019
Salary: Salary: £26,715 - £31,865 per annum (Grade 4)
Package: Excellent benefit package

Job description

We are seeking to appoint an International Officer who will support with the recruitment of our International students from China.

You will join the International Operations & Student Recruitment department, which consists of a team of over 70 professional service staff that support the University's student's recruitment and partnership activities and the implementation of the University's Internationalisation Strategy.

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 our work; and build innovation, enterprise and citizenship.

The role

You will work closely with an International Partnership Manager as part of a regional team, you will work with applicants to guide them through the admissions process, and develop and manage relationships with a range of stakeholders important to the recruitment process.

You will also be responsible for providing support across the regional team, such as enquiry management, admissions, partnership agreements, scholarships and delegation visits; in addition to supporting the maintenance of the Chinese website and Chinese social media platforms.

This is a great role to be part of customer focused, student orientated team who are committed to bringing the best international students to Edinburgh Napier University.

Who we are looking for

Educated to degree level you will be highly motivated and proactive with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will have excellent organisational skills as well as the ability to prioritise competing demands and to work to targets. Experience in student recruitment, HE marketing, communications or similar areas essential. You will be required to travel occasionally and work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

It is essential to speak fluent Mandarin, and would be highly desirable if you are fluent in written Mandarin.

For more information on this role, please click here for the job description.

Benefits we offer

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

Salary: GBP 26,715 - GBP 31,865 per annum (Grade 4) 

Additional information

The closing date for this position is 11.59 pm on Thursday 19th September 2019.

Interviews will be held week commencing 30th September 2019.

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 holds Disability Confident, Career Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here "