Student Immigration Advisor

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Cranfield, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 14 May 2023

School/Department: Education Services
Based at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work: 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally £26,860 per annum
Apply by: 14/05/2023

Role Description

We welcome applications from friendly and professional persons to manage a range of services relating to our support of international students.

About the Role

You will manage a range of initiatives to support the recruitment and studies of international students, including managing overseas visa applications, visa extension applications and in-country transfers under the UK points-based immigration system, as well as general advice and support for international students overseas and while they are at the University. 

You will have extensive engagement with staff and students, providing the advice and support they need to ensure a positive student experience.

About You

You will need to demonstrate initiative and work pro-actively to advise and support students through direct advice and work with staff right across the University to provide clear advice and guidance on a range of issues. 

You will be degree qualified or equivalent experience and excellent interpersonal skills.  A strong customer focus with previous experience of giving information to service users is essential.  You will also have, or the ability to develop quickly, knowledge of Student visa of the UK points-based-immigration system. 

The role is based on our Cranfield campus, but you will be required to travel to our campus in Shrivenham (near Swindon) from time to time.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here .

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here .

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme.We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity Working Families . Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here .

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.

How to apply                                    

For an informal discussion please contact Mohammed Ali - Assistant Registrar (Head of Student Immigration and Compliance) on:

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: . Please quote reference number 4480.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 14 May 2023

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