Undergraduate Student Recruitment Manager (International)

Job title Undergraduate Student Recruitment Manager (International)

Department Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach

Salary Starting from £34,304, rising to £40,927 per annum

Grade Grade 7

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2429

Placed on Thursday 07 October 2021

Closing date Sunday 24 October 2021

Interview date Tuesday 16 November 2021

Reference CF8767

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The Undergraduate Student Recruitment Team (International) at the University of Bath is looking to appoint a Student Recruitment Manager to lead on the strategic delivery of recruitment activity for Bath’s International Foundation Year (IFY), and undergraduate engagement activities targeting mainly the Middle East and India. 

You will play a vital role in building positive relationships with key external stakeholders, aimed at driving student enrolments. Activity will take place through both digital and face-to-face engagement, and a sound knowledge of pathway programmes and prospective foundation markets will be essential. Some overseas travel will also be expected when it is safe to do so.

You will recognise the importance of developing strong relationships with agents, counsellors, and other key stakeholders, and ensure they act as effective advocates for the institution. Particular value will be given to those with significant experience of working in international student recruitment, having developed effective in-person and digital recruitment tactics. 

We offer you the opportunity to be part of an ambitious and encouraging team of international recruitment specialists. This is a new post due to expansion of the team and will suit an individual with a passion for the internationalization of HE. 

The successful candidate will be expected to complete a full, satisfactory DBS check.

This is a full time open ended position, we will consider flexible working requests but we will require you to be on campus for at least 2 days a week. For an informal discussion about this role please contact Ciara Newby, Acting Head of Undergraduate Recruitment (International) at cjmn20@bath.ac.uk. A full job description and person specification can be found below.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the team is temporarily working from home, while delivering a range of online activities. It is anticipated that this role will require the postholder to be on campus for at least part of the week. Therefore, the post holder will need to be located, or be willing to relocate, so that they can commute to our Bath-based campus when required. If you wish to discuss this in more detail, please contact Ciara Newby (details above) before applying.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage  before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.