International Recruitment Partnerships Manager

University of Glasgow - Marketing, Recruitment & International Office

Job Purpose

To have delegated responsibility and act as lead on the overall strategic management of the International Summer School (ISS). To identify and develop new institutional partners and to meet the KPI’s for 2020.

To lead and monitor initiatives to assist with the diversification of the international student body in the Adam Smith Business School and grow incoming short-term mobility institution wide.

Work alongside the International Recruitment Managers to assist with partnership development across all regions and give particular attention to the development of Study Abroad partners. To develop clear lines of communication with senior staff across the Colleges and Senior University Management.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To strategically manage and develop all aspects of the International Summer School (ISS), including identifying and negotiating with new feeder partner institutions globally. Lead on the development of all marketing collateral and campaigns.
  2. To lead on the development of joint Summer Schools with third parties such as GSA, The Piping Centre, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and International Schools and engage with senior staff across the Colleges to initiate dialogue and recommend where there is potential for new ISS courses advising on course structure, credits and financial return.
  3. To lead on initiatives, including partnership development and strategic scholarship deployment, which results in an increase in diversification of international students into the Adam Smith Business School and growth in International students across all four Colleges.
  4. To liaise with senior members of staff within the Adam Smith Business School and the College to ensure diversification targets are met and if need be alternative initiatives trialled.
  5. Identify other opportunities to grow International students and revenue against ambitious targets, through partnership development of short courses.
  6. Implement a strategy for monitoring the success of International partners with recruitment pathways (2+2,3+1) and in conjunction with International Recruitment Manager’s and International Deans, develop and oversee a communications strategy across the four Colleges.
  7. In collaboration with the Study Abroad & Exchange Manager, oversee the management and growth of Study Abroad agreements globally producing annual reports showing Return on Investment, highlighting recommendations for those with growth potential.
  8. Visit potential partner in-country and lead discussions with senior staff on potential collaborations and where necessary recommend appropriate UoG academic colleagues to accompany.
  9. To ensure current in date agreements are in place with all institutional recruitment partners advising other internal staff on contract requirements.
  10. Liaise with administrative and academic colleagues at all levels across the University in relation to partnership development and where necessary work with other senior regional team members across External Relations on designated projects.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the Management, Professional and Administrative Grade, level 8, £42,418 - £49,149 per annum.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

Vacancy reference: 019408, closing date: 10 December 2017.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity

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