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Admissions Advisor

Recruitment, Outreach & Admissions

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £23,334 to £26,243 per annum
Fixed term contract until 09/09/2020
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Thursday 29 August 2019
Closing Date:  Thursday 26 September 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  068719

The admissions service team is responsible for providing an effective and efficient admissions service for the University. 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 responsibility for the processing of applications, making decisions consistently and fairly against pre-defined entry criteria. 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, NARIC and the UKVI.

In addition to these duties, it is expected that the role holder will 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 a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, we provide exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and equip our students for personal and professional success. Set in the bustling town of Guildford in the heart of the southeast of England, the University is easily accessible by road and rail with great connections to London. Just a 10-minute stroll from campus, Guildford town centre is alive with bars, restaurants and cafes.

At Surrey, we prepare students for the world of work and the vast majority of our students take up Professional Training placements as a part of their degree. We’re known for our outstanding graduate employability figures, with the Higher Education Statistics Agency revealing that 93 per cent of Surrey’s 2017 graduates were in work or further education six months after they graduated. In the QS World Employability Rankings 2019, Surrey has been ranked 1st in the UK and 7th in the world for work placements and research partnerships with employers.

Surrey was recognised as an ‘outstanding’ institution when it received a prestigious Gold award in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework, which is testament to our passion for inspiring our students and preparing them for a bright future.

In addition to a competitive salary you will receive 32 days annual leave/closure days and a great benefits package including pension and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.

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