Kingston University

Kingston University

Admissions Coordinator

Admissions Coordinator

Fixed-term

Faculty/Directorate

Students

School/Function

Student Recruitment & Admissions

Contract type

Fixed Term Contract

Actual hours

37

Salary from

32,271.00

Salary to

36,632.00

Posted Date

08/02/2024

Closing Date

20/02/2024

Ref No

3959

Documents

  • Job description (PDF, 135.35kb)
  • The Admissions Coordinator position is involved in reviewing student applications and processing application decisions in line with the agreed criteria, turnaround times and service levels, recording decisions accurately on the University's student record system, and generating correspondence as required. In addition, the post holder will be expected to arrange, coordinate and support applicant interviews and tests as required.

    The Person

    You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work flexibly and under pressure with strong attention to detail. You must also be highly organised and be able to work independently as well as being a proactive team player. Ideally, you will also have experience working in Higher Education and with systems such as SITS. Please view the job description attached above the full requirements.

    Directorate/Function

    The Students Directorate s attracts and supports an inclusive student body, ensuring students become sought-after graduates through career enhancement and a focus on wellbeing.

    Recruitment and Admissions at Kingston University forms a large department within the Student Directorate encompassing recruitment and admissions across home, EU and overseas students.

    It provides a strategic, operational and advisory service for the University on all aspects of recruitment and admissions. This includes course marketing, student recruitment, student admissions, website management and development, design & print, copywriting, editing as well as international development, visa and immigration advice, events and graduation services. Together we are committed to widening access and improving customer service across the entire applicant journey.

    Further information

    This is a full-time, fixed-term position until 3 December 2024 , with a stating salary of £32,271 per annum, in addition to 35 days annual leave from August 2024 as well as other benefits.

    We are also advertising the same position on a permanent basis, please express in your application if you are also interested in the permanent position. If you are only interested in the permanent position, please apply via that advert.

    Interviews are expected to be held w/c 26 February 2024.

    For informal enquiries, please contact Sham Thomas, Admissions Team Leader.

    Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students' identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are - so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

    To apply click on ‘Apply Now'. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email [email protected] or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

    Job details

    Title

    Admissions Coordinator

    Employer

    Kingston University

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    February 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 20, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Business and Economics,Education

    About the employer

    Founded in 1899, Kingston University London began its operations with courses specialising in chemistry, electric wiring, building construction, nursing, dressmaking and clay modelling. In 1926, it was recognised as a technical college by the Board of Education. In 1992, the university was renamed as Kingston University from Kingston Polytechnic.
    The institution has campuses in and around Kingston, United Kingdom. It also has a campus in Friars Avenue, London, and another campus at Crammer Terrace, London. Its Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston Hill campus, Kingston School of Art at Knight's Park and Roehampton Vale campus are linked together by the University's free inter-site bus service.

    Every campus is easy to reach as there are two mainline train stations, a network of bus routes, and major motorways. Also, both Gatwick and Heathrow international airports are easily reachable from the campus by both road and public transport. Within the university, there are four faculties that are Kingston School of Art, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education and Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing. Each faculty in the university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in specific streams.

    Moreover, all these faculties undertake research in related areas of study. As per the December 2018 report published on the university's official website, it had 16,499 students out of which 3,158 were non-UK students. Each faculty has world class facilities. The Kingdom School of Art comprises world-class facilities, such as 3D materials workshop, digital media workshop, hackSpace, moving image workshop, photography workshop and printmaking studios. The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing maintains various facilities, such as Scene of the Crime House, Learjet Lab and Centre for Augmented and Virtual Reality environments.

    The university has a list of notable alumni. In the field of entertainment and film, the alumni of the university include actor Ben Barnes, American model, actress and journalist Angie Bowie, actress Jessie Cave, Hong Kong actor Sam Chan. In the field of arts, the alumni include artist and illustrator Eileen Aldridge, Turner Prize nominee artist Fiona Banner, photographer Richard Bryant, product designer James Irvine, product designer Jasper Morrison, and sculptor David Nash. In the field of fashion, the alumni of the university include Harper's Bazaar editor in chief and journalist Glenda Bailey, and fashion designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista. In the field of architecture, there are David Chipperfield and Alexander Yusuf.

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