Student Recruitment Senior Team Leader - Conversion

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
Grade 6: £38,592 to £46,047 per annum
26 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
12 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Student Recruitment Senior Team Leader Conversion – REQ001954

Grade 6: £38,592 to £46,047 per annum

Full time, Permanent

We have big ambitions. Do you?

This is an exciting opportunity to support the delivery of ambitious plans to attract, recruit and admit a diverse cohort of students to University of West of Scotland (UWS) through outstanding widening participation practices.

The post-holder will lead the delivery of pre and post applicant enquiry and conversion activities within the University in support of the University’s strategic objectives and goals, and will contribute toward target student intakes.

Our ideal candidate will have managerial experience of working within a conversion-based environment (preferably in HE) and an understanding of various conversion methods and strategies. You will also have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to provide guidance to others, with a strong understanding of relationship management techniques and approaches, together with the ability to motivate and lead a team with a firm commitment to achieving target driven outputs.

You will also be part of an ambitious and forward-thinking wider Marketing and Student Recruitment department which puts our students at the heart of everything we do.


UWS was named Higher Educational Institution of the Year in The Herald Higher Education Awards 2022 and is officially ranked by Times Higher Education in the top 600 universities worldwide (2022 World University Rankings) as well as in the top 150 universities worldwide under 50 years old (2022 Young University Rankings). University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland’s largest and most dynamic modern universities.

Our reach across the country, together with our London campus, means that UWS is a significant force in global knowledge creation, innovation, and a leading provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree education. Our degrees provide students with a transformational experience; equipping them with highly sought-after graduate skills that set them up for global success in world-leading sectors, industries and businesses. With cutting-edge courses, modern pedagogy and practical knowledge, we enable our students and staff to experience the joy of learning, teaching, research and innovation, and apply their knowledge for the benefit of others. 

Our professional services teams are the backbone of UWS, providing robust and innovative solutions to support the vast range of work across learning and teaching, and research and innovation. You will join a supportive and dedicated team, playing a key role in a range of work that will help drive forward our ambition to deliver world-leading research, and graduates who will design, shape and build a new future. Find out more about our Professional Services teams.

We offer our staff a caring and supportive environment, across five campuses, and a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • 24 days of annual leave, plus a further 12 days for public/university holidays
  • 19.3% employer’s pension contribution, including death in service benefits on joining the pension scheme
  • A flexible approach to working pattern and work-life balance Employee discount scheme across 3,500 retailers
  • Fitness facilities across our campuses
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing resources, including occupational health, physiotherapy and access to our Employee Assistance Programme Professional, career and research development opportunities.


Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing Date:        Sunday 12th February 2023

Interview Date:     Friday 24th February 2023

The University reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where a high/low volume of suitable applications are received. Therefore, if you are interested in this role, an early application would be encouraged.

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.