Admissions Officer

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade: E (£22,417 - £25,217)
19 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 23/09/2019  
Location Preston Campus  
Salary Grade: E (£22,417 - £25,217)  
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

We are looking to appoint an Admissions Officer to provide administrative and clerical support in the busy Admissions Office. The post holder will guide student applications from receipt to enrolment, record Accreditation of Prior Learning, and provide advice and guidance from enquirer pre-application to enrolment. Basic knowledge of the higher education environment is therefore essential.

This post will be working in the centralised team within Admissions with a primary focus on supporting the applicant journey.  The successful candidate will work with colleagues both in the UK, and International offices and agents building professional relationships to aid recruitment.
The successful applicant will have experience of working in a busy office/ customer focused environment and experience of working with a diverse range of students.

The successful applicant will have a Word Processing/typing/IT qualification or demonstrable equivalent experiential learning. The successful applicant will be a team player with excellent communication and customer care skills who is able to work unsupervised and exercise their judgment and initiative.  They will have the ability to work with a diverse range of people on a daily basis and be able to present information both verbally and in the form of reports.
The post holder will keep abreast of policy and legislative changes affecting applicants contributing to policy and systems development.

Flexible working is necessary as evening and weekend working is required at peak periods during the admissions cycle.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston

Please apply online via or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: Recruitment & Partnerships

Hours: Full time (36.25 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)

Basis: Indefinite

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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