Salary: £35,333 to £42,155 per annum Grade: Grade 08 Contract Type: Continuing
Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Friday 25 November 2022 Interview Date: Tuesday 06 December 2022 Reference: R220781 Release Date: Monday 14 November 2022
The Admissions team are looking for an enthusiastic and student focused Enquiry and Conversion Admissions Manager to join our growing Postgraduate and Professional Admissions Team.
This role will lead on the operational management and planning of all pre- application and application enquiries, including conversion targets from application to firm offer holder status within Aston University's Postgraduate and Professional programmes. This role will ensure that the postgraduate and professional prospective student journey is customer-focused, efficient and places appropriate emphasis and control of the service speed and accuracy to enable maximising of application generation to enrolment conversions. The manager will be responsible for the line management of 6-10 direct reports (comprising Student Placements on fixed term contracts).
The successful candidate will have significant experience of working in higher education within admissions or student recruitment and will have a detailed working knowledge of managing enquiries and conversion activities to maximise application to enrolment ratio. Excellent team working skills and the ability to engage effectively with a wide range of key stakeholders in the Admissions Team and in the academic Colleges are essential to this post.
This is an agile working role which enables flexibility to work from home and on campus.
Aston University is located within Birmingham City Centre and has accessible transport links, via bus or train, and a cycle to work scheme. We offer a generous annual leave scheme with 30 days bookable leave and a further 13 days bank holiday and University closure days.
You can find more information about the benefits of working at Aston at: https: // www2.aston.ac.uk/staff-public/hr/Benefits-and-Rewards
For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Alexandra Theodorakopoulos-Drogitis (Head of Postgraduate and Professional Admissions) on [email protected]Further details: Job Details University Information
Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter https:// www. ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https: // www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.
If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at [email protected]