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 workload 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 involved in 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 and manage that of others
Sensitivity to the working styles of others
Interview date: 14th December 2020
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Senior Admissions Manager
The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.