CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY

Student Immigration and Funding Adviser

Location
Cranfield, Bedford
Salary
£24,254 to £27,782 per annum
Posted
12 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jul 2018
Ref
2716
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Cranfield University is looking for a friendly and professional person to manage a range of services relating to our support of international students. Cranfield University attracts high numbers of international students from over 100 countries every year.

You will manage a range of initiatives to support the recruitment and studies of international students, including managing overseas visa applications, visa extension applications and in-country transfers under the UK points-based immigration system. Responsibilities also include a number of international scholarship and loan schemes, as well as general advice and support for international students overseas and while they are based at  the University. 

Organisation    Cranfield University
School/Department    Education Services
Based at    Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work    37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday
Contract type    Permanent
Salary    £24,254 to £27,782 per annum
Apply by     01/07/2018

Role Description 

Cranfield University is looking for a friendly and professional person to manage a range of services relating to our support of international students. Cranfield University attracts high numbers of international students from over 100 countries every year.

You will manage a range of initiatives to support the recruitment and studies of international students, including managing overseas visa applications, visa extension applications and in-country transfers under the UK points-based immigration system. Responsibilities also include a number of international scholarship and loan schemes, as well as general advice and support for international students overseas and while they are based at  the University. 

You will have extensive engagement with staff and students, providing the advice and support they need to ensure a positive student experience. You will need to demonstrate initiative and work pro-actively to advise and support students through direct advice and work with staff right across the University to provide clear advice and guidance on a range of issues. 

You will be degree qualified or equivalent experience with excellent interpersonal skills.  A strong customer focus with previous experience of giving information to service users is essential. 

The role is based on our Cranfield campus, but you will be required to travel to our campus in Shrivenham (near Swindon) from time to time.

For an informal discussion please contact Mr Mohammed Ali - Assistant Registrar (Head of Student Immigration and Funding) on (T); +44 (0)1234 754901 or (E); m.o.ali@cranfield.ac.uk 

At Cranfield we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. 

Expected interview date: 11 July 2018

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