Director of International Recruitment

  • Job Reference: 0097-23
  • Date Posted: Friday, 12 May 2023
  • Application Closing Date: Friday, 2 June 2023
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Salary: £75,000 to £79,000 Competitive Salary
  • Basis: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Indefinite
  • Job Category / Type: Management
  • School / Service: International Recruitment
  • Hours: 37.00 hours per week
  • Interview Date: Tuesday 18 July 2023

The University of Central Lancashire is the international, multi-campus University tracing its roots back to 1828 and leading the way in modern learning. Today we’re one of the UK’s largest universities with a staff and student community approaching 38,000. Our employment-focused course portfolio with over 350 undergraduate programmes, nearly 200+ postgraduate courses and rich array of CPD courses means we offer the skills and experience that industry needs.

We are now seeking a Director of International Recruitment to build on our student recruitment successes and develop a new International Strategy that will take us into new markets and enable further diversification of our student body. You will provide strategic leadership and direction to the international student recruitment team, including our network of overseas agents and offices, build strong relationships with relevant organisations, and work collaboratively with university colleagues to ensure we attract high quality students and provide an effective student journey to enrolment.

To apply you will have successful, extensive experience in international student recruitment, with the knowledge and credibility to shape the University’s strategic direction and identify new opportunities. You will have an exceptional awareness of the external market, with the ability to collaborate with, and influence, senior stakeholders across the institution and externally to build profile and reputation. As an experienced leader, you will evidence commitment to delivering quality outcomes and continuous improvement, and success in delivering sustainable market diversification.

For further information please visit or contact our retained advisor, Emma Wilkins at Dixon Walter, at or on 07741 875289

Candidate pack (PDF, 14.06 MB)

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