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Admissions Officer

  • Job Reference: REQ005657
  • Date Posted: Tuesday, 8th June 2021
  • Application Closing Date: Monday, 21st June 2021
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Grade/Salary: E (£22,417 - £25,217) pro rata
  • Basis: Indefinite
  • School/Service: External Relations - Admissions
  • Hours: Part Time (18.13 hours per week - 0.5 FTE)
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed

We are looking to appoint an Admissions Officer to provide administrative and clerical support in the busy Admissions Office. The post holders will guide student applications from receipt to enrolment, record Accreditation of Prior Learning, and provide advice and guidance from enquirer pre-application to enrolment. Basic knowledge of the higher education environment is therefore essential.

This post will be working in the centralised team within Admissions with a primary focus on supporting the applicant journey. The successful candidates will work with colleagues both in the UK, and International offices and agents building professional relationships to aid recruitment.

The successful applicants will have experience of working in a busy office/ customer focused environment and experience of working with a diverse range of students.

The successful applicants will have a Word Processing/typing/IT qualification or demonstrable equivalent experiential learning. The successful applicant will be a team player with excellent communication and customer care skills who is able to work unsupervised and exercise their judgment and initiative. They will have the ability to work with a diverse range of people on a daily basis and be able to present information both verbally and in the form of reports.

The post holder will keep abreast of policy and legislative changes affecting applicants contributing to policy and systems development.

Flexible working is necessary as evening and weekend working is required at peak periods during the admissions cycle. Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online via; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

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