R220530 - PG and Professional Admissions Officer (4 Posts)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime

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Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions
Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £27,929 to £33,314 per annum
Grade:  Grade 07
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 24 August 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  R220530
Release Date:  Wednesday 10 August 2022

The Admissions team are looking for enthusiastic and well-organised Admissions Officers to join our growing Postgraduate and Professional Admissions Team.  There are four roles available, which reflects the growing levels of interest in our Postgraduate and Professional Programmes.

You will be responsible for the assessment and processing of postgraduate and professional applications and for ensuring that applicants receive accurate and timely responses to enquiries during all stages of the application process.   As part of the Postgraduate  and Professional Admissions Team, you will help to ensure that the postgraduate and professional applicant journey is efficient, student focused, and maximises application-enrolment conversions. 

The successful candidate will have experience of working in higher education within student recruitment, admissions or marketing, along with proven ability to communicate effectively with people enquiring from both the UK and overseas.  A high level of accuracy and attention to detail and an ability to proactively resolve problems is essential for this role.  

This is an agile working 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 30 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 . 

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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