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Tel: 01667 543987 Mobile: 07592 453962 email:



OBJECTIVE:      Admissions Officer, Greening University



Strong administrative and organisational skills

Experienced in problem-solving

Work effectively both as team member and independently

Excellent communication and IT skills

Enthusiastic and committed




2004 – 2008                Blackwell University

                                    MSC Management – Merit

Dissertation Topic:  “Potential Cultural Issues Faced by Higher Education Institutions Operating and Recruiting Across China”


                                    BA Business Management 2:1


2002 – 2004                Brentwood Academy

                                    4 ‘A’ levels – English, Maths, Business, Spanish



2009 – present            Nonesuch University

                                    Examination Officer

  • Responsible for accurate coordination of exam preparation and compilation of results
  • Liaise with department heads on day-to-day exam related issues
  • Manage a team of three
  • Reported findings of annual survey to senior management
  • Successfully work to strict timelines
  • Organised and implemented new working procedures to streamline process


2008 – 2009                Blackwell University

                                    International Student Liaison Officer

  • Developed and introduced new client-centred team approach
  • Organised a series of events welcoming new international students
  • Liaised with ‘Buddy’ system organiser to facilitate international support
  • Customised database to suit unique departmental needs
  • Maintained ongoing links with students and liaised with Student Services for wider support as needed.





IT and computing:      

Compiled and edited comprehensive monthly activity reports

Daily user of databases

Customised database to suit unique departmental needs

Microsoft Office – word, excel, access and power point

Dreamweaver web package


Languages:                 Fluent Spanish

                                  Currently learning to speak Chinese


Qualifications:             ECDL


                                 Health & Safety at Work Certificate

                                 Driving Licence



  • Student Careers/Job Fair Assistant at Blackwell University: awarded prize for effort and innovative contribution to encouraging employers to take part
  • Volunteer in Costa Rica: 12-week placement in Montezuma working to renovate classrooms and work with children
  • Active volunteer for the British Heart Foundation: contribute to raising money through organising fund-raising events
  • Member Chartered Management Institute (CMI)




Mrs Diane Winterbourne                                                     Ms J Evans

Registrar                                                                                 Regional Director

Nonesuch University                                                              British Heart Foundation

Anytown                                                                                  14 South Street

SS14 3DU                                                                               Anytown

                                                                                                SS1 7QQ

Tel: 01552 978620                                                                  Tel: 01552 757723

Email:                                                 Email:

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