Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University

Admissions Associate

United Kingdom

Closing in 10 days

Admissions Associate

£27,181 rising to £29,605 (depending on experience, salary increment on completion of probation after 6 months) Full Time, Permanent - Professional Ser

Oxford Brookes University is looking to recruit a reliable and highly motivated Admissions Associate.

Oxford Brookes is a leading modern institution with big ambitions. We are seeking to increase our global footprint, broaden access to an Oxford Brookes education, and further enhance our reputation as a leading global university.

The Admissions Office is at the heart of these ambitions, playing a key role in the achievement of the University's objectives through the delivery of a fair and transparent admissions process that enables equitable access for those students with the potential to succeed at Oxford Brookes. The Admissions Office sits within the Directorate of Marketing, Recruitment & Engagement; a confident and ambitious team of colleagues who apply professional skills and expertise to make every contact count and to make a valued contribution to the University's objectives.

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 within our Marketing, Recruitment and Engagement directorate.

Overall Purpose of the post of Admissions Associate:

The Admissions team delivers timely and accurate processing of admissions decisions, informed by professional knowledge of global qualifications, and academic and contextual background. The team works closely with colleagues in faculties, as well as with agents and UK and international partners, to ensure that applicants to all UG and PGT courses receive fair and equitable assessment. The team plays a key role in ensuring the University's compliance with regulatory and professional accreditation requirements.

Admissions Associates 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. They provide high levels of accuracy, working to standard operating procedures and agreed turnaround times.

Qualifications and Experience for the post of Admissions Associate:

We want to hear from candidates who have experience of;

● Experience of delivering a high quality customer experience.

● Experience of delivering high levels of accuracy, including at periods of significant workload.

● The post holder will have excellent ability to work efficiently and accurately within a database and/or CRM system.

At Oxford Brookes, inclusivity is one of our five guiding principles: we take positive steps to create an environment in which we celebrate, value and provide equal opportunity to all. We are committed to recruiting from the widest possible pool and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who embrace our values, regardless of their background. As a Disability Confident Employer we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.

Flexible working:

We support a 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, joining other colleagues who work approximately two days a week in the office and the remainder at home. 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 Associate 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'.

Application process:

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.

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.

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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https: // my.corehr.com/pls/oburecruit/erqjobspecdetailsform.jobspec?pid=161679 Closing Date : 03-Mar-2024 Vacancy ID : 161679 Faculty or Directorate : DC - UK Recruitment & Admissions Location : Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus For more information : [email protected] Posted on : 07-Feb-2024

Job details

Title

Admissions Associate

Employer

Oxford Brookes University

Location

United Kingdom

Published

February 08, 2024

Application deadline

March 03, 2024

Job type

Administration/Managerment

Field

Business and Economics

About the employer

Voted the UK’s top modern university (QS World University Rankings 2021), Oxford Brookes University is a campus university located in the beautiful and historic city of Oxford. There are three campuses that are part of the university, linked by the BROOKESbus. The Students’ Union and the many societies on campus help to build the close-knit but diverse community Oxford Brookes is known for. Oxford Brookes was ranked in the top 50 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide 2021).

Oxford Brookes is a diverse and exciting place to study, with students from more than 140 countries making up 17 per cent of the student population. It provides an exciting student experience, with an internationally-focused atmosphere both academically and socially. With a huge range of events and societies, as well as an excellent student support system, students can make the most of their university experience.

Ranked 2nd in the UK for teaching (Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2020), Oxford Brookes is known for the standard of teaching that its faculty provides. 94 per cent of the research at Oxford Brookes is internationally recognised (Research Excellence Framework 2014), which means students are learning from leaders in their field.

Oxford Brookes has excellent graduate outcomes, with over 95 per cent of Oxford Brookes students in employment or further study within six months of graduating, and students have access to career support throughout their time at university to ensure they can achieve their career goals.

The quality of the academic teaching at Oxford Brookes has an outstanding reputation, with a total of 11 faculty members having been awarded National Teaching Fellows, the most prestigious award in UK higher education teaching. 

Students are taught by faculty members who are experts in their field and who are constantly undertaking new and important research in these areas. 94 per cent of the research at Brookes is internationally recognised (Research Excellence Framework 2014). Students are able to exchange ideas with teachers who work collaboratively to push their subject area forward. Students at the university benefit from new ideas being exchanged and developed between their own teachers and departments across the world. Oxford Brookes is well known for its international and global focus.

Students can live in university accommodation, a great place to meet people and settle into university life. Full-time first-year international students starting in September are guaranteed a place in university accommodation if they would like it and are able to meet the application deadlines. There are a range of halls in and around the three campuses, with on-site support at all of them. All halls are on a BROOKESbus route and students living in halls can purchase a discounted bus pass entitling them to free travel on these services.

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