International Operations Administrator

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£23,144 - £27,131
19 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
14 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: International Operations Administrator - Full Time, Permanent

Job reference: 0000019882

Date posted: 19/01/2023

Application closing date: 14/02/2023

Salary: £23,144 - £27,131 (Grade 3)  

Package: Excellent Benefits Package

Contractual hours: 36.25

Basis: Full Time

Job description
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to join our International Operations and Student Recruitment to provide effective and dedicated administrative and student support.

You will join the University’s International Operations and Student Recruitment Directorate, which supports the delivery of the wider University and Internationalisation Strategies. The primary focus of the International Operations activity is to grow the University’s international profile through increasing the number of international students studying in Edinburgh, online and through our programmes delivered overseas (TNE).

With over 19,500 students and 1,700 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: Driving Distinctiveness is expressed in terms of three strategic objectives: Build Careers – Create Opportunities, Grow Networks – Connect Communities, Advance Knowledge – Deliver Impact, and our purpose is to deliver high quality education and research to add value to the social, cultural, and economic capital of our communities and shape their development. It is an exciting place to work with a clear growth agenda.

The Role

As an International Operations Administrator, you will provide administrative support to our Global Online programmes and/or International Programmes delivered overseas, allowing students to complete an Edinburgh Napier qualification from their home location.

You will undertake a diverse range of administrative tasks associated with supporting students, academic colleagues, and stakeholders overseas. These include maintaining the student records; and preparing for and supporting academic boards. In order to facilitate an excellent student experience, for Global Online, you will support students with their queries online and/or for International Programmes you will liaise closely with overseas partners.

Who We Are Looking For

You should be educated to HND level or equivalent and have prior administrative experience, preferably in further or higher education. You will have good organisational skills and excellent written and oral communication skills, whilst being aware of the needs of a diverse group of students. A good team player, you must also have the ability to work on your own initiative, on multiple activities, and to meet deadlines. A flexible and willing approach to meet the meet the peaks and troughs of workload throughout the year, is also required.

Demonstrable experience of IT, particularly spreadsheets and databases, is essential.

If you would like to know more about this exciting opportunity, please click here to view the role profile.

Benefits We Offer

Salary: £23,144 - £27,131 (Grade 3) 

Join us and you will find that we support ambition, recognise achievement, and offer fantastic benefits such as an attractive pension with employer contributions of 20.8% and a minimum of 36 days holiday. For more information on our wide range of benefits, please click here.

Additional Information

Application closing date: 14 February
Interviews: 2 March 

Edinburgh Napier is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels proud, confident, challenged and supported and are holders of Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Diversity Champion status. Please see here for more information.

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