Student Immigration and Funding Adviser
School/Department Education Services
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £25,110 to £28,763 per annum, with potential progression to £35,951 per annum
Apply by 12/06/2022
Cranfield University is looking for a friendly and professional person to manage a range of services relating to our support of international students. Cranfield University attracts high numbers of international students from over 100 countries every year.
About the Role
This role will support the recruitment and studies of international students, including managing overseas visa applications, visa extension applications and in-country transfers under the UK points-based immigration system, a number of international scholarship and loan schemes, as well as general advice and support for international students overseas and while they are at the University.
You will have extensive engagement with staff and students, providing the advice and support they need to ensure a positive student experience.
You will need to demonstrate initiative and work pro-actively to advise and support students through direct advice and work with staff right across the University to provide clear advice and guidance on a range of issues.
You will be degree qualified or equivalent experience and excellent interpersonal skills. A strong customer focus with previous experience of giving information to service users is essential. You will also have, or the ability to develop quickly, knowledge of the UK points-based-immigration system.
As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.
Our Values and Commitments
Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.
We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role. Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.
How to apply
For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Mrs Puvani Reddy, Student Immigration and Funding Manager, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.