Postgraduate Admissions Officer
Department: Academic Registry & Council Secretariat
Salary: £34,220 (Grade 4)
Location: Mile End
Closing date: 23-Sep-2019
We are recruiting a Postgraduate Admissions Officer to join our central Admissions team which handles around 30,000 postgraduate taught and research programme applications. Our Admissions Officers are assigned either to the Postgraduate or Undergraduate team but are expected to work flexibly across team boundaries to ensure that applicants receive a consistently good service during peak times.
The ideal candidate will have recent substantial experience of working in an administrative role supporting the admission of students, ideally in a central admissions team in higher education. Experience of offer-making under delegated authority from academic departments will be an advantage.
You will be an enthusiastic and flexible individual who is equally capable of working independently and as a member of team. You will be well-organised, able to prioritise, and capable of working under pressure while maintaining accuracy. You will be IT literate, with experience of using complex databases in an academic context and have excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills. You will be capable of carrying out tasks and making decisions consistently within a clear policy and regulatory framework, referring to managers only in complex cases.
The post will be a full time (35 hours per week) permanent appointment. Starting salary will be £34,220 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, access to a benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Helen Barrett, firstname.lastname@example.org or on +44 (0) 020 7882 7288.
To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on www.jobs.qmul.ac.uk and search for reference: QMUL19976.
The closing date for applications is Monday 23 September 2019 (midnight). Interviews are expected to be held in early October 2019.
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