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Student Recruitment Officer (International) Postgraduate Taught

Job title Student Recruitment Officer (International) Postgraduate Taught

Department PGT Recruitment & Admissions

Salary Starting from £27,116, rising to £33,309 per annum

Grade Grade 6

Placed on Monday 13 June 2022

Closing date Monday 04 July 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference ML9497

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The University of Bath is looking to appoint a Student Recruitment Officer to join a global postgraduate student recruitment unit, focused on supporting prospective students from around the world, as well as the UK and Europe.

About the role:

This role will join a team of recruitment specialists, formed to provide a comprehensive postgraduate recruitment unit, focussing its efforts on supporting prospective students by degree type rather than market.

Working within a small team you will take a lead role in developing relationships with prospective applicants and key external stakeholders, primarily through extensive outreach activity, to increase the number of highly qualified applicants considering a course of study at the University. Alongside more traditional forms of recruitment, you will be comfortable working across digital platforms to promote our courses and student experience, as part of the wider team. You will bring creativity and innovation to the role, being open to new ways to recruit students to the University.

About you:

Our ideal applicant will be able to:

  • Have experience of working in a student recruitment, student marketing, outreach, or admissions in a higher education setting
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Work with people from different backgrounds
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills

About us:

Hybrid working is one of the many ways we recognise the importance of achieving a positive work life balance. Whilst the exact days you can work remotely will differ between teams and departments, it should provide you with greater flexibility, provided you are in the UK. Learn more about our future ways of working and explore further at interview.

For informal enquiries about this role please contact Navdeep Uppal, Head of Postgraduate Student Recruitment (n.uppal@bath.ac.uk). However, please ensure that you submit your application through the University of Bath website.

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have 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.

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 leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce;
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.

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. 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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Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.