University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Student Welcome Office

Student Welcome Officer

Ref. 50069117

Salary £39,236- £44,617 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Department/School Academic Registrars Department

Location Well Street, Central London

This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week.

We have an exciting opportunity to become part of a new Welcome and Arrivals unit, based within the Student Lifecycle team at the University of Westminster. The Student Lifecycle team supports our alumni services and has responsibility for the coordination and delivery of centrally based student administration for graduation, enrolment and welcome, module registration, examinations and certification and verification services. The Student Lifecycle team delivers large scale events for the University, managing and coordinating the events onsite in addition to the cycle of planning, review, and delivery each year.

The Student Welcome Officer will manage the business processes for the planning and delivery of the University's Welcome Programme for all new and continuing students. The Post-holder will work closely with the Student Welcome Senior Officer to deliver an integrated and inclusive student experience.

Candidates should be educated to degree level or have equivalent skills, as well as experience of working in the higher education sector and with large records systems. Candidates would ideally have organised and supported the delivery of large events and worked collaboratively on projects with multiple stakeholders.

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below.

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion, and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse, and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative, and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on 19 May 2024

Interviews are likely to be held on: Week commencing 17 June 2024

Administrative contact (for queries only):[email protected]

JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERSON SPECIFICATION

Job details

Title

Student Welcome Office

Employer

University of Westminster

Location

United Kingdom

Published

April 30, 2024

Application deadline

May 19, 2024

Job type

Administration/Managerment

Field

Education,Social Science

About the employer

The University of Westminster was founded in 1838 as the Royal Polytechnic Institute. It is one of the oldest educational institutions in Britain. The university received a Royal character and was named University of Westminster in 1992. The current Chancellor is Lady Frances Sorrell and Vice-chancellor Dr Peter Bonfield OBE. Its main campus is located in Regent Street in Central London. It has three other campuses located in Fitzrovia, Harrow and Marylebone. It is a member of various associations like the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Association of MBAs, EQUIS, EFMD, Universities UK and European University Association. The University of Westminster is divided into three colleges, twelve schools and 65 departments & research centres. The university has 180 UG courses, 231 PG courses and 99 professional & short courses, which include full-time, part-time & open/distance learning courses. The university received £22 million from grants, contracts and research grants.

Departments: There are three major streams with over 65 different departments. The major departments in the University of Westminster are:

Science: College of Design, School of Computer Science, Creative and Digital Industries, School of Architecture, Computer Science and Engineering.

Arts: Humanities, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Law School, Westminster School of Arts & Westminster School of Media and Communication.

Commerce: Applied Management, Management and Marketing, Finance and Accounting, Organisations, Economy & Society.

Some of the famous alumni of the university include Sir Thomas Bennett (architecture), Fougasse (editor) and John Ryan (animator), famous authors like Mary Jo Bang and David Gascoyne, businessmen like Sinclair Beecham, Julian Metcalfe and Robert Bellinger, famous entertainers like Charlie Brooker, Asif Kaoadia and Tej Lalvani. Some famous faculty members of the university include Sir George Cayley, father of aeronautical engineering, Charles Algernon Parsons, engineer and inventor of steam turbine and Tom Ang, BBC presenter. Chantal Mouffe (political theorist), Ezra Pound (prominent modernist figure in poetry) and Jean Seaton (professor of media history and historian of the BBC).

The university hostels have 1750 rooms with six halls of residence. The university also helps students to find private residences if they are unable to find a residence in hostels. The university's transport connects all residences to the university. There are various scholarships available for the students, although the University of Westminster does not provide these scholarships. Some of the major scholarships are Brittan Scholarship, Brian Large Bursary Fund, and Westheimer Health and Social Care Scholarship.

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