Admissions Officer

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£25,110 per annum
28 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
18 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School/Department International Partnerships and Student Recruitment
Based at Cranfield or Shrivenham, Oxfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Period 12 months
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £25,110 per annum
Apply by 18/07/2022

Role Description

We welcome applications from skilled and committed individuals to join our team at Cranfield University.  

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the embedded Admissions service, where you will be a vital part of the student recruitment effort. You will be the first point of contact for all course enquiries and applications, ensuring they are appropriately handled and fulfilled. This includes the review and assessment of applications against university entry criteria and working with academic tutors to reach admission decisions. You will also ensure that accurate offers are produced and communicated to prospective students.

A key part of the role is taking a personal and hands-on approach with each prospective student ensuring that they receive a first-class admission experience. The role also supports wider recruitment activities such as student ambassador telephone campaigns as well as sending out communications to prospective students to keep them updated about the university. You will support the wider work of the university at major events such as Open Days, Registration and Graduation.

About You

This is a busy and varied role requiring a keen attention to detail and the ability to work quickly and accurately. There will be frequent contact with admission tutors, prospective students, and sponsors, so you will have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Much of the work is computer based, so IT literacy, experience of using databases and the web is essential.

About Us

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.

The International Partnerships and Student Recruitment Department works with and supports the wider University to drive student recruitment by:

  • Providing a first-class Admissions Service
  • Creating and supporting International Partnerships
  • Supporting the Schools with marketing activities

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. Find out about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here. We are currently piloting hybrid working arrangements until April 2022.  This means the majority of our staff are spending between 40% and 60% of their time working from the office where job roles allow.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Andy Earland, Admissions Manager, via

Apply online now. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: Please quote reference number 4100.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 18 July 2022

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