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Admissions Officer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF40244

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 03/02/2022

Job live date: 12/01/2022

Salary: £31,406 - £40,927 per annum

Employment type: PM-Other Related

Department: Global Recruitment & Admissions

Division: Admissions

Hours per week: 1.0 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full time; Permanent

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 an Admissions Officer you will take a lead role in the consideration of applications and ensure that the Admissions team consistently meets processing and enquiry handling targets.  You will contribute to the management and operation of the Admissions Team by organising procedures and operations for a defined area of responsibility (which may be subject to change in accordance with the changing needs of the business).  You will play a crucial role in delivering an excellent admissions service to our applicants.   

You will have:

  • A good first degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong experience in Higher Education administration
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Ability to use IT systems and software appropriate to the role
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Willingness and ability to work effectively and accurately under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Experience of interpreting complex guidelines/procedures accurately
  • Clear, consistent judgement
  • Ability to engage with administrative and academic colleagues clearly, persuasively and with confidence
  • Knowledge of UK and international qualifications

Interview date: 11/02/2022

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Senior Admissions Manager

Contact role:

Senior Admissions Manager

Contact name:

Samantha Drage

Contact name:

Vanessa Combeer

Contact email:

Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

​​​​​​​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.


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