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Admissions Officer

Admissions

Location:  Wrexham
Salary:  £25,217 to £29,176 per annum, pro rata
Closing Date:  Sunday 27 October 2019
Reference:  1920037

Part time 0.6 FTE

An opportunity has arisen within the Admissions and Enquiries Team for an experienced admissions practitioner to join the team as an Admissions Officer. This new role will join the team at a crucial time for Wrexham Glyndwr University as we look to continue to develop our processes and procedures to remain on top of sector best practice in a challenging recruitment environment. Working to and with the Admissions Manger within the wider Communications, Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions department and other relevant colleagues, they will support and deliver applicant engagement and communication.

The successful candidate will have significant knowledge and experience of working within higher education student admissions (or similar) and the associated working practices including knowledge of Tier 4 regulations and requirements.  They will be familiar with the UCAS system and the UCAS tariff and ideally the student records system SITS.   Familiar with current best practice within the sector and the principles of fair admissions, the new Admissions Officer will fit into an experienced team and offer a fresh perspective to further develop our admissions practice and process.

We are looking for an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal and organisational skills, excellent customer service experience, keen attention to detail and accuracy. The ability to learn new skills quickly and apply these effectively is key, as is a can-do attitude and the ability to work as part of a team and their own initiative. You must have worked in an environment which is busy and rapidly changing and where working to deadlines is the norm and a flexible approach to work is essential. A proven ability to build relationships with colleagues outside of their immediate team will be highly beneficial. 

Flexibility is important to the role, as post-holders will be expected to attend open days (on Saturdays) and other events outside of normal working hours as deemed appropriate.

All applications must be qualified to First Degree or above, experience of working in higher education would be preferable as well as an awareness of Equality and Diversity issues.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity for you to join the University, please visit www.glyndwr.ac.uk for an application form and further details.

The ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh is desirable for this role.

Please contact the Senior Admissions Officer, Karen Thomas (k.thomas@glyndwr.ac.uk) for further details.

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Wrexham Glyndwr University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates and will ensure applicants will not be discriminated against due to their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The University will make all efforts to meet your access requirements, please contact our Human Resources Team as soon as possible to discuss any adjustments you may need. 

We welcome applications in Welsh and English. Any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.


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