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Senior Admissions Officer

University of Dundee - Admissions and Applicant Experience

Location: Dundee
Salary: £31,604 to £38,833
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th August 2018
Closes: 7th September 2018
Job Ref: PEXR0146

The Directorate of External Relations aims to enhance the reputation of the University through effective engagement with a wide range of stakeholders, external and internal, and thus support income generation. It includes student recruitment and admissions, marketing, corporate communications, internal communications, alumni and development, web services, creative services and events and public engagement.

We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Senior Admissions Officer within our Group/Unit/Team.

We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated individual for the post of Senior Admissions Officer within the area of Admissions and Applicant Experience. Reporting to the Postgraduate Admissions Manager, and working closely with admissions, communications and recruitment colleagues across External Relations, you will be responsible for delivering an effective, accurate and customer-focussed service throughout the applicant journey from application to matriculation.

Closing Date: 7th September 2018

Your priorities will include:

  • Line management, support and development of PGT and PGR Information Assistants.
  • Manage allocation of daily operations.
  • Ensure that all key performance indicators relating to daily operations are met.
  • Develop and support training of PG team members.
  • Work with team leaders across ER to support PG admissions team.

Who we’re looking for:

  • Proven experience of successful line management.
  • Degree level qualification and/or relevant experience.
  • Flexible approach to tackling projects and workload.
  • Understanding of legislative and compliance parameters that governs HE admissions.

We are one of the UK’s leading universities, internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Our purpose is to transform lives, locally and globally, which we do as a community of staff (Professional Services and academic Schools), students and alumni. Professional Services directorates are key to delivering the University strategy and driving change across the University.

For further information about this position please contact Pamela Wilkie at

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee one of the top universities in the UK. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena Swan and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

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