Admissions Advisor

University of Surrey - Recruitment and Admissions

An opportunity has arisen in Recruitment & Admissions, working in the Admissions Services team. The team is responsible for providing an effective and efficient admissions service for the University.

This new role will provide additional support for the Guildford School of Acting (GSA) auditions process and will involve extensive contact with applicants and staff at a variety of levels within the University. You will often be the first point of contact for applicants, responding to admissions-related enquiries by telephone and email and providing a warm welcome when registering applicants on-site for their auditions.

As the majority of auditions take place at the weekend, you should expect to work most Saturdays throughout the busy audition period (November –May). To compensate for this, the role includes an annual allowance of £1,500 per annum on top of the annual salary.

You will have responsibility for making arrangements for the auditions, processing applications and making decisions consistently and fairly against pre-defined entry criteria. In addition to these duties, it is expected that the role holder will participate in University Applicant and Open Days and other external recruitment events as required.

You will need excellent organisational and communication skills, with the ability to work quickly and accurately. You should possess good IT skills, including MS Office. Experience of working with a University student record systems, such as SITS and in the field of higher education is desirable. An understanding of University admissions processes would also be a distinct advantage.

We are looking for a flexible, enthusiastic and responsible person, with the ability to work both as an effective team member and independently.

The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom, having just been awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. Ranked 4th in The Guardian league table for 2016, 8th in the complete University guide. This has positioned Surrey for even greater success in the future.

In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. Benefits package includes generous salary package, award-winning pension scheme, child care assistance and discounted membership to our world-renown Surrey Sports Park. 

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