Student Immigration and Compliance Manager

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Cranfield, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 09 Apr 2023

Fixed Term Contract for 12 Months 

Location: Cranfield, Bedfordshire

Cranfield University is looking for a friendly and professional person to manage a range of services relating to our support of international students and compliance. Cranfield University attracts high numbers of international students from over 100 countries every year.

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, and compliance 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 direct expert advice and support they need to ensure a positive student experience and compliance.

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.

The role will require DBS and financial checks.

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 details and expert advice and guidance on a range of issues. 

You will be degree qualified or equivalent experience and excellent interpersonal skills. Extensive experience of advice and guidance to international students based on clear understanding and interpretation of complex and specialist knowledge gained from external agencies, including the UKVI and UKCISA. You will also have detailed knowledge of the UK immigration systems and their implications for higher education institutions. 

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 also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role.  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 about this opportunity, please contact Mr Mohammed Ali, Assistant Registrar (Head of Student Immigration and Compliance), on (T): 01234 754901 or (E):

Apply online now . Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: . Please quote reference number 4471.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 9 April 2023

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