Undergraduate Admissions Officer

University of Exeter
November 29, 2023
Offerd Salary:£32,332
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Exeter (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £32,332 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Admin, Professional, Managerial


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Undergraduate Admissions Officer

Job description

External Engagement and Global

This is a full-time permanent post available from the 1st November 2023.

The Admissions office is currently operating a hybrid approach to work with a combination of office and home-based working; currently working on campus two days a week.

Summary of the role

We are seeking to appoint someone to help manage the Undergraduate Admissions Team in providing a responsive, effective, and efficient admissions service, to meet and exceed the expectations of applicants and client Faculties within the University in pursuit of the University's Strategy 2030.

To be successful in this role you will ideally have prior experience of supervising or managing people and processes. To enable effective operations, you will need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with colleagues and applicants. You will need excellent organisational skills, including the ability to manage and prioritise your own workload and oversee the organisation of others. Ideally, we would prefer someone who has an experience of large database systems and the ability to follow a complex set of procedures. An understanding of admissions processes, with some knowledge of either UK or international qualifications would be an advantage.

About you

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has experience of managing a team and is able to support and communicate changes effectively to ensure the team are kept up to date with key issues affecting them.
  • Has a proactive approach to developing working relationships with staff and external stakeholders.
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex issues in a clear and precise manner.
  • Shows initiative and has a flexible and pro-active attitude to delivering day-to-day work and projects within a fluid environment.
  • Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role by clicking on the attachment.

    The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

    Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and 47% is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

    We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

    With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.


    We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Admissions The Admissions Department is a busy dynamic team, dealing with over 65,000 applications a year across Undergraduate and Postgraduate provision. Admissions deal with a large volume of enquiries via telephone, email and face to face focusing on providing an excellent service to our applicants and pre- applicants. Admissions deal with a wide range of topics including entry requirements, application processes and statutory requirements such as UKVI, CMA and GDPR.

    Further information

    Please contact Claire Galliford [email protected]

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