School Global Recruitment Officer

University of Reading - School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences

A new opportunity for a talented individual to develop and implement plans to increase international recruitment to the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences. The School is one of the oldest of its kind in the UK and has an international reputation for research, training and teaching.

The post holder will sit within the School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences working to overall student recruitment plans devised in partnership with Global recruitment and will have responsibility and oversight for delivering ambitious objectives to support increasing the number of students (both undergraduate and postgraduate, UK, EU and Overseas) in the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences.

You will support student recruitment activities in target countries, working with Global Recruitment colleagues to develop and implement the school’s international recruitment strategy. This will be accomplished in a number of ways, ranging from taking a proactive approach to delivering highly targeted and personalised recruitment activity for the School, establishing and maintaining good relationships with external stakeholders (prospective students, education institutions, sponsors, agents etc.) to communicating and collaborating with staff across the University, in particular colleagues in relevant central functions.

You will have:

  • Ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines, balancing priorities.
  • Strong analytical skills & experience in data analysis.
  • Experience of working in an international student recruitment environment.
  • Cultural awareness and cross-cultural competence.
  • Ability and willingness to travel, without supervision and including weekends and public holidays.
  • A first degree or equivalent.

Informal contact details
Contact role: Head of School for Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences
Contact name: Professor Laurie T. Butler
Contact phone: 0118 378 7543
Contact email:

Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: Director of Global Recruitment and Admissions
Contact name: James Ackroyd
Contact phone: 0118 378 3881
Contact email:

Closing date: 13/05/2018

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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