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Admissions Advisor (Enquiries)

Recruitment and Admissions

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £22,494 to £25,298 per annum + benefits
1 year Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover)
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Friday 03 February 2017
Closing Date:  Sunday 19 February 2017
Interview Date:  Tuesday 28 February 2017
Reference:  008817

Due to the creation of an Admissions Enquiries Team, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Maternity cover appointment in the Recruitment & Admissions Directorate. The Admissions Enquiries Team is responsible for providing an effective and efficient enquiries service for the University. As a relatively new team there will be the opportunity to be involved in the initial creation and development of this area.

You will be the first point of contact for applicants, responding to all admissions related enquires, providing high levels of customer service in a timely and professional manner.  You will have extensive contact with applicants and staff at a variety of levels within the University, and external contact with other bodies such as UCAS. You may also be required to work with the wider Admissions Team as necessary, which will involve the processing of applications, making decisions consistently and fairly against pre-defined entry criteria.

In addition to these duties, it is expected that the role holder will work with the Admissions Team when required and participate in University Applicant and Open Days and other external recruitment events as required.

You will need excellent organisational and communication skills, with the ability to work quickly and accurately. You should possess good IT skills, including MS Office. Experience of working with a university student record systems, such as SITS and in the field of higher education is desirable. An understanding of university admissions processes would also be a distinct advantage.

We are looking for a flexible, enthusiastic and responsible person, with the ability to work both as an effective team member and independently.

The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom. Named University of the Year 2016 in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016, it is also ranked 4th in The Guardian league table 2016, 8th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 and is the recipient of three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.

In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. Benefits package includes award-winning pension scheme, child care assistance and leisure facilities. Please apply online.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

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