Admissions Officer

University of Reading - Admissions Team

The Admissions Team (within Global Recruitment and Admissions) is responsible for handling applications to almost all award-bearing courses at the University. The University of Reading has an ambitious vision for the future and our recently established Global Recruitment & Admissions service has a key role in achieving this.
As an Admissions Officer you will take a lead role in considering (for approval on behalf of the University) recommendations made on individual applications and to contribute to the management and operation of the Admissions Team. You will organise procedures and operations for a defined area of responsibility within the Admissions Team (which may be subject to change in accordance with the changing needs of the business) and will play a crucial role in delivering an excellent admissions service to our applicants.

You will have:

  • A good first degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong experience in Higher Education administration
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Ability to use IT systems and software appropriate to the role
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Willingness and ability to work effectively and accurately under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Experience of interpreting complex guidelines/procedures accurately
  • Clear, consistent judgement
  • Ability to engage with administrative and academic colleagues clearly, persuasively and with confidence
  • Knowledge of UK and International qualifications

Informal contact details

Contact role: Senior Admissions Manager
Contact name: Samantha Drage
Contact phone: 0118 378 6476
Contact email: 

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role: Senior Admissions Manager
Contact name: Anthony Keeble
Contact phone: 0118 378 8002
Contact email: 

Closing date: 6 April 2018
Interview date: 18 April 2018

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

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