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Admissions Officer

Foundation for International Education

Location: London
Salary: £28,000 to £29,000 gross, per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th February 2019
Closes: 24th February 2019

The Foundation for International Education (FIE) is an international educational organisation working in partnership with universities and colleges in the US to provide immersive study abroad programs for undergraduate students in London, Dublin, and Amman.

FIE is currently seeking qualified, enthusiastic, confident and reliable applicants for the following full-time, permanent position within the Administration team.

Start Date: Early April 2019

Job Summary: The Admissions Officer will be responsible for the management and delivery of FIE’s admissions process, including application processing and monitoring for all FIE programme locations (London, Dublin and Amman). They will be responsible for implementing and integrating FIE’s admissions policies and procedures, through close liaison and consultation with relevant colleagues, teams, committees, and external stakeholders. They will develop and maintain effective admissions and enquiry follow up mechanisms.

The Admissions Officer will also be responsible for creating, monitoring and maintaining accurate student application records, through close communication with partner university study abroad coordinators and leading communication with new coordinators. They will communicate admissions decisions, respond to admissions and programme related queries, and ensure effective support for applicants and a high-quality student experience throughout the admissions journey. They will oversee, manage and develop FIE’s online application system (Terra Dotta Software), providing technical support, advice and guidance to others as needed.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Previous experience working in a busy admissions role in higher education, ideally in an international setting

Required Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency in information system/database management
  • Demonstrable efficiency, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrable reliability
  • Proven time management, organisational and administrative skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure, and to meet set deadlines

Application Process: For more information on how to apply, and to see the full job description, please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

Application Deadline: Sunday 24th February 23:59pm GMT

Interviews: To take place in London, week commencing 4th March 2019

FIE promotes equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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