Location: University Park
Salary: £29,799 to £38,833 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date: Tuesday 13 February 2018
We are looking for a highly motivated, pro-active, enthusiastic and friendly individual to join the Visas and Immigration team, within the Service Development team in Student Services. The Visa Advisers are part of a well-established specialist team, which operates in accordance with OISC guidance and UKCISA/AISA code of ethics.
This is a key role with specific responsibility for providing students with essential advice and information relating to visas and immigration. The role provides front line support to prospective students, current students and recent graduates to ensure they have the most up-to-date, accurate information related to visas and UKVI compliance requirements. In addition the team also offer a checking and sending service for Tier 4 visa applications sent through the Home Office.
The role includes liaising with central University services and academic departments as well as with Home Office and UKVI contacts. A significant part of the work the team does focuses on Tier 4 compliance, ensuring that the University meets UKVI requirements in this area.
Candidates must be educated to degree level or above and have significant and proven experience in a relevant role preferably within a Higher Education environment. In addition candidates must have a clear knowledge and understanding of UKVI regulations in relation to Tier 4 of the Points Based System. The Advisers are expected to keep abreast of changing immigration policies and the impact this could have for students. They will need to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Candidates should possess excellent IT skills as well as the ability to work under pressure. They must also have the ability to follow confidentiality procedures and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
This position is based on a full time, permanent contract. Applications for job share will also be accepted.
The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.