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International Coordinator (Pre-sessional Students)

University of Birmingham - Academic Services

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £28,397 to £30,210 per annum, with potential progression once in post to £33,938 (Grade 5)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th February 2024
Closes: 5th March 2024
Job Ref: 51904

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Full time starting salary is normally in the range £28,397 to £30,210, with potential progression once in post to £33,938. Grade 5

The post holder will work within the International Student Team (IST) and be part of a team that deals with the provision of a broad range of support to staff and international students at the University of Birmingham. Given statutory implications, the primary purpose of the post is to ensure that the University and its international applicants/students remain compliant with Student Sponsor Duties and Immigration Rules.

To promote and assist in meeting objectives related to the pre-sessional student experience and work closely with Birmingham International Academy (BIA). The post holder will proactively assist in the planning and delivery of the activities pre-arrival and arrival support and in-country visa extension activity on campus.  Activities will be delivered in a manner that is in accordance with the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) and that supports institutional reputation and the University’s status as a Home Office Student Sponsor.   

The post-holder will proactively participate in enhancing and developing a positive ‘Birmingham Experience’. The following constitutes the major activities of this role but is not a comprehensive list of the duties required.

Personal Specification

  • Educated to A Level or hold an equivalent professional qualification and have significant experience in a similar role or be able to demonstrate substantial relevant experience such that the tasks outlined in the job description can be carried out effectively;
  • The ability to undertake training to acquire knowledge of UK Visas and Immigration rules, particularly in relation to students;
  • Demonstrable experience of meeting operational requirements, with excellent planning and organisational skills;
  • Significant experience of delivering office administrative processes;
  • Experience in the supervision and training of staff;
  • Excellent communication skill able to present information clearly and explain complex issues to a range of audiences with varying levels of understanding;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Experience of working in a customer focused environment and delivering exceptional customer service;
  • Sound analytical, creative and pragmatic problem-solving skills with a high level of professional judgement, diplomacy, cultural awareness, sensitivity;
  • Demonstrate a high level of computer literacy, with knowledge and familiarity with MS Office packages including MS Excel;
  • A constructive team player demonstrating an ability to prioritise, work collaboratively as part of a team or on own initiative and deal with conflicting pressures to tight deadlines; 
  • Flexibility and willingness to work extended hours and at weekends to meet the needs of, but not restricted to, events such as International Welcome/Registration;
  • Evidence of ability to work through to a solution with resilience and persistence;
  • An understanding of what equality and diversity is and why it is important, including an ability to learn about relevant policies and procedures relating to equality and diversity;
  • Project management experience;
  • The ability to represent the IST externally;
  • Demonstrates a commitment to enhancing the student experience, excellent customer service and to the University’s values and behaviours.

Informal enquiries to Nazia Shamahoon, email: n.shamahoon@bham.ac.uk

To download the full job description and details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the 'Apply' button above.

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