Admissions Associate

Oxford Brookes University
March 03, 2024
Offerd Salary:£27,181
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Admissions Associate

£27,181 rising to £29,605 (depending on experience, salary increment on completion of probation after 6 months) Full Time, Permanent - Professional Ser

Oxford Brookes University is looking to recruit a reliable and highly motivated Admissions Associate.

Oxford Brookes is a leading modern institution with big ambitions. We are seeking to increase our global footprint, broaden access to an Oxford Brookes education, and further enhance our reputation as a leading global university.

The Admissions Office is at the heart of these ambitions, playing a key role in the achievement of the University's objectives through the delivery of a fair and transparent admissions process that enables equitable access for those students with the potential to succeed at Oxford Brookes. The Admissions Office sits within the Directorate of Marketing, Recruitment & Engagement; a confident and ambitious team of colleagues who apply professional skills and expertise to make every contact count and to make a valued contribution to the University's objectives.

As one of the largest employers in Oxford, we pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff. You'll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University. This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Admissions Team within our Marketing, Recruitment and Engagement directorate.

Overall Purpose of the post of Admissions Associate:

The Admissions team delivers timely and accurate processing of admissions decisions, informed by professional knowledge of global qualifications, and academic and contextual background. The team works closely with colleagues in faculties, as well as with agents and UK and international partners, to ensure that applicants to all UG and PGT courses receive fair and equitable assessment. The team plays a key role in ensuring the University's compliance with regulatory and professional accreditation requirements.

Admissions Associates use defined entry criteria and an understanding of UK and international qualifications to make decisions on standard applications for study at undergraduate and postgraduate level. They provide high levels of accuracy, working to standard operating procedures and agreed turnaround times.

Qualifications and Experience for the post of Admissions Associate:

We want to hear from candidates who have experience of;

● Experience of delivering a high quality customer experience.

● Experience of delivering high levels of accuracy, including at periods of significant workload.

● The post holder will have excellent ability to work efficiently and accurately within a database and/or CRM system.

At Oxford Brookes, inclusivity is one of our five guiding principles: we take positive steps to create an environment in which we celebrate, value and provide equal opportunity to all. We are committed to recruiting from the widest possible pool and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who embrace our values, regardless of their background. As a Disability Confident Employer we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.

Flexible working:

We support a work-life balance for all staff, including career breaks, job sharing, flexible hours, etc. The team is based in our recently refurbished offices on our Headington Campus, joining other colleagues who work approximately two days a week in the office and the remainder at home. The agile workspace is designed to offer various styles of working, such as collaborative spaces, hybrid meeting spaces, individual workstations and a more relaxed setting of comfy sofas.


As an Admissions Associate you will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme, cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document “All about Brookes” and the “Candidate pack'.

Application process:

As part of the application process, we ask that all candidates submit a covering letter and a CV. Please make sure to provide examples of how your skills and experience align with the selection criteria outlined in the Person Specification table. Once you have completed this, please upload your covering letter and CV as part of your application.

We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job, but we realise the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist. So, if you are looking to join a leading modern institution with ambition for student recruitment growth we'd love to hear from you.

This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the points based immigration system, however applications are welcome from candidates who don't currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route.

To email the role of Admissions Associate to a friend please copy and paste the link below:

https: // Closing Date : 03-Mar-2024 Vacancy ID : 161679 Faculty or Directorate : DC - UK Recruitment & Admissions Location : Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus For more information : [email protected] Posted on : 07-Feb-2024

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