Student Recruitment Officer

University of Leicester - Division of External Relations

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

Our Student Recruitment Team are keen to welcome a dynamic Student Recruitment Officer into their team on a permanent basis. In this busy and varied role, you will lead the development of relationships between the University of Leicester and schools and colleges and implement an agreed strategy to build relationships with key influencers of prospective students (eg. careers advisers, head teachers and parents). We will rely on you to promote the University of Leicester to prospective students through the delivery of a wide variety of on and off-campus events, exhibitions, presentations and other activities.

As the successful candidate you will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have experience working within 13-19 education, further education or higher education. You will have knowledge of the Higher Education applications process and have the ability to manage a complex and varied workload. This opportunity would be ideal for an individual who has good communication skills and can work interactively with young people in a classroom environment. We look forward to receiving your application.

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Elliot Newstead (Student Recruitment Manager) at

The closing date for this post is midnight on Thursday 21 September 2017.

We anticipate that interviews will be held on Tuesday 10th October 2017.

Disclosure and Barring Service

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 because you will have substantial access to young people and/or vulnerable adults. An appointment to this post will be subject to checking through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). You will be required to give consent for the University to check with the DBS for the existence and content of any criminal record in the form of an Enhanced Disclosure. Information received from the DBS and the police will be kept in strict confidence and will be destroyed once the University is satisfied in this regard. Further information about the DBS is available at:

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