Student Experience and Admissions Coordinator

University of Kent - School of Politics and International Relations

Are you a creative thinker with experience of organising events?

If so, this could be an ideal role for you. The School of Politics and International Relations are seeking a candidate with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to support the School’s range of recruitment, experience and engagement events throughout the year.

You will assist with the effective enrolment of students to the School and provide a positive and inclusive student experience for our current students.

As Student Experience and Admissions Coordinator you will:

  • Coordinate the School’s annual National Student Survey (NSS) campaign to engage as many students as possible in the response
  • Assist with the administrative processes to ensure successful recruitment and admission of undergraduate, postgraduate taught and research students to the School actively promoting and marketing the School and its unique selling points
  • Liaise with prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students to provide a professional and welcoming service encouraging students to enrol with the School

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A level qualifications or equivalent
  • Experience in dealing with enquiries from a diverse range of sources
  • Experience of web editing, working on and maintaining websites
  • Ability to produce accurate work with attention to detail and attractive presentation

School of Politics and International Relations

Politics was one of the four founding disciplines in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Kent and has always been strong in staff and student numbers. The School currently has particular strengths in Politics, International Relations, Political Thought, European Politics and International Conflict Analysis.

This School dates from the foundation of the University in 1965 but has been transformed in recent years by the development of a young, dynamic and growing staff. Our research profile cuts across traditional divisions in the discipline of Politics, International Relations, European Studies and Area Studies. We have research strengths in British and European politics and the politics and international relations of the EU, Russia, China, Japan, the USA, Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, and the Middle East.

Staff research on numerous themes ranging across and not limited to international relations and international organisations, international security, peace and conflict, refugees, human rights, strategic studies and terrorism, foreign policy analysis, the international politics of energy and the environment, IR theory, political theory, comparative politics, democratisation, and federalism.

Further Information

Closing date for applications: 29 October 2017

Interviews are to be held: 7 November 2017

Please click on the apply button below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on jobs@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: SS1296

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

No agencies, thank you.

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