Assistant Director (Recruitment and Admissions) - AD1109NK

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 May 2024

Start Date: 19 August 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter

Full-time: 36.25hrs per week

The International Education Institute (IE) at University of St Andrews is recruiting for a permanent Assistant Director (Recruitment and Admissions) post.  

This post provides the opportunity to lead on recruitment and admissions activities for the Institute’s educational provision, with a central focus on International Foundation/Pathway Programmes. The post-holder will work closely with the Admissions Office, with the goal of growing the diversity of intake, as well as the number of well-qualified applicants, for these programmes. Please click on the “Further Particulars” link on the University job vacancies page for a full job description and person specification.  

The intended start date for this position is 19 August 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter.  

Why work for IE?

IE has developed a reputation within the UK and beyond as a centre of excellence for teaching, with a staff that includes multiple recipients of University Teaching Excellence Awards. The Institute’s professional services teamwork in close partnership with academic staff to ensure the ongoing success of all educational programmes, from application through to graduation. IE has a strong ethos of collaboration and cross-working, with academic staff contributing regularly to promotional activities, and professional services staff contributing to research projects focused on better understanding the experience of our students.  

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:

  • Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays
  • Financial contribution to relocation
  • Membership of the USS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies
  • Staff discount scheme for local and national goods and services
  • Free staff parking, employee Carshare and Cycle to Work Schemes and subsidised bus travel
  • Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff, access to training and development opportunities including LinkedIn Learning, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives including membership of Peppy, a health application that connects staff to expert practitioners and personalized support on health matters  

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Eoin Jordan (IE Director), email: [email protected]  

Position requirements

Please see the Further Particulars. We are seeking someone who enjoys taking on new challenges, and who has a strong commitment to both their own and colleagues’ professional development.      

Applications are particularly welcome from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and applicants with other protected characteristics that are under-represented in academic posts at the University.    

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/  

Closing Date: 15 May 2024    

Please quote ref: AD1109NK                              

Further Particulars: AD1109NK FPs.doc



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