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Admissions Officer

Department: Marketing, Student Recruitment & Admissions
Location: York
Salary: £25,217 to £28,331 per annum
Closing Date: Monday 26 October 2020 at midnight
Interview Date: Monday 09 November 2020
Reference: 090-20
The Role

1 x Full time permanent role 

1 x Fixed Term contract (1 year)

Location: York

Introduction to York St John University

Situated in the heart of the historic city of York, and with the recent addition of our new London Campus, York St John University has a long and proud tradition as a distinguished higher education provider. 

Our success is founded on the quality of academic teaching and research, our thriving campus environments, our professional and pastoral support, and our values of an inclusive, innovative and ambitious community with a strong sense of belonging.

The Team

Our Admissions Team deliver the admissions process for all Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Home and International applicants. They are responsible for the processing and assessing of applications to the University.

The Role

We are currently recruiting for two roles, one permanent and one fixed term for 12 months, to join our Admissions Team. These roles will be responsible for assessing applications across various courses, maintaining accurate records and providing customer service and advice to our applicants.  Our ideal candidates will be proactive, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team, with the flexibility to adapt and respond to the needs of all of our potential students.

Key Requirements

A suitable candidate will have strong IT skills, and experience of working within Higher Education administration. They will have skills in data analysis and maintenance, with strong attention to detail. They will also require exceptional customer service skills.

In addition to a competitive salary, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a range of local companies, including shops, cafes and restaurants.

As a Stonewall Top 100 Employer, York St John University is committed to equality and diversity and we actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups, particularly those from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. 

As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Interviews are currently taking place remotely via Microsoft Teams. Further guidance will be provided to candidates who progress to interview stage.

Closing Date - Monday 26 October 2020 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date - Monday 09 November 2020

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