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Admissions Officer

By November 20, 2023No Comments

£30,487 rising to £32,982

Full Time, Permanent – Professional Ser

Oxford Brookes University is looking to recruit an experienced, reliable and highly motivated UK Admissions Officer. As a member of the Marketing, Recruitment and Engagement directorate, you will work as part of a dynamic team who apply their professional skills and expertise to process applications. As an Admissions Officer you will use defined entry criteria and an understanding of UK and international qualifications to make decisions on standard applications for study at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff. You’ll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University. This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Admissions Team for our Marketing, Recruitment and Engagement directorate. The University has adopted equity, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities. Applicants with a disability can be reassured that Oxford Brookes is a Disability Confident employer. As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.

Overall Purpose of the post of Admissions Officer: The role of Admissions Officer will deliver timely and accurate processing of admissions decisions across the full range of undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses. Assessment of applications will be informed by professional knowledge of qualifications and an understanding of relevant assessment frameworks relating to an applicant’s academic, experiential and contextual background. As part of the wider Admissions Operations team you will contribute to delivering high levels of customer service for applicants, colleagues and partner organisations.

Qualifications and Experience for the post Admissions Officer: You’ll have experience of the UK higher education admissions process, including a good understanding of the principles of fair admissions. We’ll work with you to develop your professional knowledge of global qualifications, as well as the ability to understand applicant’s broader academic and contextual background.

You will be motivated and prepared to work flexibly across a busy team to ensure that we deliver against agreed standards and performance requirements.

We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job, but we realise the ‘perfect candidate’ doesn’t exist. So, if you are looking to join a leading modern institution with ambition for student recruitment growth we’d love to hear from you.

Application: As part of the application process, we ask that all candidates submit a covering letter and a CV. Please make sure to provide examples of how your skills and experience align with the selection criteria outlined in the Person Specification table. Once you have completed this, please upload your covering letter and CV as part of your application.

Flexible working: Flexible working: we support work-life balance for all staff, including career breaks, job sharing, flexible hours, etc. The Team is based in our recently refurbished offices on our Headington Campus. The agile workspace is designed to offer various styles of working, such as collaborative spaces, Hybrid meeting spaces, individual workstations and a more relaxed setting of comfy sofas.

Benefits: As an Admissions Officer you will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme, cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document “All about Brookes” and the “Candidate pack’ below.

This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the points based immigration system, however applications are welcome from candidates who don’t currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route.

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Dir Marketing Recruitment & Engagement

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Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus

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