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Deputy Admissions Officer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF34218

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 07/12/2020

Job live date: 23/11/2020

Salary: £25,217 - £30,048 per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: Global Recruitment & Admissions

Division: Admissions

Hours per week: 36

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 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

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Senior Admissions Manager

Contact role:

Admissions Officer

Contact name:

Samantha Drage

Contact name:

Emma Eggleton

Contact email:

s.m.drage@reading.ac.uk

Contact email:

e.eggleton@reading.ac.uk


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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