Head of Admissions

£37,075 to £46,924
10 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Admissions, 1.0fte
Student and Academic Administration Service
Lancaster (preferred) or Carlisle
£37,075 to £46,924 plus relocation assistance
Reference: 47653

Based at campuses in and around the Lake District, but with the recent addition of a London based campus, the multi-award winning University of Cumbria is a wonderful blend of old and new, founded on a rich educational history with institutions dating back more than 150 years.

This is a time of great development for the university, with the appointment of our new Vice-Chancellor, preparations for our 10th anniversary celebrations, our growing research reputation, increasing profile and place alongside national and international employers and our multi million pound campus investments.

The newly launched Student and Academic Administration Service (SAAS) is a key Professional Service, supporting students and staff throughout the student lifecycle. Its core functions include Admissions, Student Data and System Management, Programme Administration and, Assessment, Awards and Compliance.

Cumbria is a uniquely beautiful region which offers extensive outdoor pursuits and cultural heritage making it a great place to live and work.
We are looking for a proactive, suitably qualified and experienced manager to lead our Admissions team. You will be responsible for managing the day to day operation of the team across all funding contracts, ensuring compliance with relevant internal and external regulations, policies and Codes of Practice. You will also ensure the continued provision of an excellent customer service to all internal and external customers and stakeholders.

This is an exciting, challenging and rewarding senior role. You will have substantial experience in a senior admissions role dealing with administrative and information management systems and utilising relevant technology.

Informal enquiries should be directed to: Amanda Lane, (01524) 385442 or via email: amanda.lane@cumbria.ac.uk

The closing date for this post is Midnight on Wednesday 19 October 2016

It is anticipated that interviews for this post will take place on Friday 28 October 2016 at the Lancaster campus.

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