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Admissions Officer

Birkbeck, University of London

Location: London
Salary: £25,471 to £29,206
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th September 2018
Closes: 30th September 2018
Job Ref: 365924

Birkbeck is a world-class research and teaching institution that believes in making education accessible to as wide a community as possible. We provide a friendly and welcoming environment for staff and students from all over the world.

We are looking for an Admissions Officer to join our successful central Admissions Team. Part of the Registry Services, this team processes applications and deals with enquiries for study at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate who has experience in higher education administration, looking to further their career. The role will also be attractive to candidates who have Admissions experience, as it provides an opportunity to develop their skills in this area.

Located in Bloomsbury, central London you will support the Admissions Team Leader to deliver a high quality admissions service, from enquiry through to enrolment. You will deal with a wide range of applicants, ranging from foundation programmes to postgraduate students, and will undertake a varied range of duties. Working closely with the academic departments, you will be responsible for delivering an excellent applicant journey.

Alongside administration, customer service is also a key focus of this role, therefore you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Responsible for maintaining applicant records, the ability to use initiative and ensure good attention to detail are essential. Attendance at occasional recruitment events may also be required.

You will be working in a busy but supportive environment, which encourages personal and career development.

Salary Details

Grade 4 of the College's London Pay Scale which is £25,741 rising to £29,206 per annum.

The salary quoted will be pro-rata for this part time post and is on the College's London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the Greater London area.


If you would like to know more about the role please click on apply below or contact Wendy James, via

While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.

Birkbeck offers a competitive salary & pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements & some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London with access to all its facilities.

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender & cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award, membership of WISE, operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.

Closing date: 30th September 2018

Interview date: 5th October 2018

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