Admissions Officer – Postgraduate Research

Swansea University

Salary: £32,982- £37,099per annum

Contract: Fixed term contract up to 19/11/2024
Location: Swansea University Singleton Campus

The Admissions Office is a high performing team that is responsible for administering applications to the University from initial enquiry through to enrolment, ensuring an excellent applicant experience and journey.

The post holder will need to have or acquire an excellent knowledge of the external funding landscape and how that influences and relates to the admission of postgraduate research students to the University. They will need to become familiar with postgraduate research admission procedures, processes, and relevant policies/regulations aligned to University and external funding bodies. This will include all matters relating to postgraduate research admissions. This work requires a high level of organisational ability, communication skills and accuracy. The post holder will mentor the Admissions Adviser (Postgraduate Research) and will be responsible for allocation of work. The post holder will take an active role in the resolution of problems and support the Admissions Manager (Postgraduate Research) in ensuring that the service delivered is of an excellent standard. The post holder will understand the imperative to meet the University’s stretching student recruitment targets and work in a professional, collaborative manner towards achieving this aim. 

The post holder will be trained in Admissions processes, systems and policies in order to carry out the role effectively.

We are looking for someone who is educated to degree level; or demonstrate equivalent work experience.

For further information please contact dmissions Manager Rob Ward [email protected]

Please note this job is also being advertised to a pool of colleagues internally as part of our University commitment to employee redeployment.  Should this post be filled from this route then you will receive an email confirming this. If you do not receive an email, please assume that your application is still in process.

Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application. We are looking for an Admissions Officer who has experience, knowledge, and skills in the areas listed on the job description. Please provide an example for each criteria listed. The successful candidate will receive full training on use of Admissions databases and procedures.

Closing date: 1st October 2023

Shortlisting: w/c 2nd October 2023

Interviews: w/c 9th October 2023  

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