R220459 - PG and Professional Admissions Assistant (3 Posts)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime

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Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions
Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £20,600 to £22,847 per annum
Grade:  Grade 05
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (12 months)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 01 August 2022
Interview Date:  Thursday 11 August 2022
Reference:  R220459
Release Date:  Monday 18 July 2022

Postgraduate and Professional Admissions Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our growing Postgraduate and Professional Admissions Team.  There are three roles available, all of which are being recruited to on a fixed term basis for 12 months.  

Under the direction of the Admissions Manager/Admissions Officer you will be responsible for processing Postgraduate and Professional applications within a specified time frame and service level agreement.  As a key part of the Postgraduate and Professional Admissions Team, you will provide comprehensive information, advice, and guidance to enquiries internally and externally to help to ensure that the  applicant journey is efficient and student focused.

The successful candidate will have experience of working (or volunteering) in an administrative role in an office environment, along with experience of handling enquiries and providing information to a range of customers in a busy environment.   A high level of accuracy and attention to detail and an ability to proactively resolve problems is essential for this role.  

This is a hybrid role which enables flexibility to work from home and on campus.This is a hybrid role which enables flexibility to work from home and on campus.

Aston University is located within Birmingham City Centre and has accessible transport links, via bus or train, and a cycle to work scheme. We offer a generous annual leave scheme with 25 days bookable leave and a further 13 days bank holiday and University closure days.

You can find more information about the benefits of working at Aston at: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/staff-public/hr/Benefits-and-Rewards  

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Alexandra Theodorakopoulos-Drogitis (Head of Postgraduate and Professional Admissions) on a.theodorakopoulosdrogitis1@aston.ac.uk . 

This post is subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/ , recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@aston.ac.uk

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