Director of Global Recruitment

Headington, Oxford (GB)
£75,226 rising to £82,180
11 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
02 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £75,226 rising to £82,180

Basis: Full Time, Permanent

Vacancy ID: 154022

Location: Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus

Oxford Brookes University is a public research university located in Oxford, England. It was established in 1865 as Oxford School of Art and has since expanded to become a comprehensive university offering a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in areas such as arts, business, education, health sciences, and technology. With a strong emphasis on practical, real-world learning, Oxford Brookes is highly regarded for its focus on employability and innovative teaching methods. The university has a diverse and international student body, with students from over 140 countries.

Oxford Brookes is a global university with ambitions to increase its global footprint even further. The University’s new global engagement strategy is setting its ambitions for this area and the University’s leadership team is committed to achieving its aims. Oxford Brookes Global plays a central and critical role in this. Its mission is to support a truly global experience within the University, in line with University strategy. The team:

  • contributes to the internationalisation of the student experience;
  • delivers a number of internationally focused marketing and recruitment activities as part of the overall Global Recruitment Plan;
  • has ambitions to expand its reach even further by targeting a wider range of markets and maximising its network of international agents and in-country offices.

The University now seeks to appoint a driven and visionary Director of Global Recruitment to lead and shape its international recruitment strategy. This post will be line managed by the Director of Marketing, Recruitment and Engagement, and will work closely with the Pro Vice-Chancellor for International Students. In addition to leading and managing the global recruitment team, the post-holder will have a dotted line to the Head of Admissions, providing support and guidance on international aspects of admissions. The post-holder will also take a collaborative approach to shaping and delivering a coherent university recruitment plan, therefore requiring effective relationship building and influencing skills, in addition to an outstanding track record in student recruitment.

If you are a strategic thinker with excellent interpersonal skills, a passion for higher education, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion, we would love to hear from you.

If you would like to know more or have a confidential discussion, please get in touch with Victoria Sanders-Clarke at, Emily Payne at or call +44 (0)20 3653 0465.

To apply online, please go to and upload your CV. Applications should consist of a CV accompanied by a covering letter addressing the criteria in the person specification and motivation for applying.

The deadline for receipt of applications is midday BST Monday 2 October 2023.

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