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Deputy Admissions Officer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF27928

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 15/02/2019

Job live date: 31/01/2019

Salary: £24,771 - £29,517 per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: Global Recruitment

Division: Admissions

Hours per week: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Full-Time, Fixed Term

The Admissions Team (within Global Recruitment and Admissions) is responsible for handling applications to almost all award-bearing courses at the University. The University of Reading has an ambitious vision for the future and our Global Recruitment & Admissions service has a key role in achieving this.

As a Deputy Admissions Officer you will take a supporting role in the management and operation of the Admissions Team.  Working under the direction of (and acting in support of) the Admissions Officers, you will ensure procedures are implemented effectively and that team-members are trained and monitored appropriately within a defined area of responsibility (which may be subject to change in accordance with the changing needs of the business).  You will also be responsible for producing and maintaining statistics on all aspects of the admissions process for wide internal circulation and for the purposes of a number of University committees and steering groups. 

You will have:

  • Good administrative skills
  • Ability to use IT systems and software appropriate to the role with proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Confidence with data
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Willingness and ability to work effectively and accurately under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work to guidelines and procedures
  • Ability to engage with colleagues and applicants clearly and with confidence
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Sensitivity to the working styles of others

Interview date: 01/03/2019

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Senior Admissions Manager

Contact role:

Admissions Officer

Contact name:

Samantha Drage

Contact name:

Joanna Davies

Contact phone:

0118 378 6476

Contact phone:

0118 378 5069

Contact email:

Contact email:


The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.


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