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Admissions Assistant

Marketing, Student Recruitment and Admissions

Salary:   £17,682 to £19,133
Closing Date:   Friday 07 August 2020
Interview Date:   Wednesday 26 August 2020
Reference:  PERM-437-2020

Bishop Grosseteste University is based in the historic uphill area of the city, just a ten minutes’ walk away from the castle and cathedral and a range of other cultural and historical attractions. BGU has been awarded a Gold Teaching Excellence Framework Award for its teaching and learning and the unique and positive experience we offer our students is well recognised and evidenced through such key achievements. This is an exciting time of expansion and growth for the institution and BGU will be able to provide you with the opportunity to develop your career and contribute to our ongoing success. 

We are seeking to appoint an Admissions Assistant to join our busy Admissions Team. This team are responsible for the processing of applications from initial receipt through screening and interview to offer making to ensure high quality undergraduate, postgraduate and international students to Bishop Grosseteste University whilst ensuring accuracy, quality and high standards are maintained.

As a graduate (or equivalent), you will ideally have experience of the Higher Education sector along with a working knowledge of the UCAS application process. You will have excellent organisation, planning, communication and interpersonal skills with a keen eye for detail.

Specific duties of the role include: delivering a first-class service for all the University’s applicants; acting as the first point of contact for applicants, providing advice on course options and entry requirements and ensuring the smooth running of interview days. 

BGU offers a generous employee benefits package including:

  • 25 days holiday for Grades 1-6
  • 35 days holiday for Grades 7+
  • Plus 3 additional discretionary days annual leave over the Christmas period
  • Various pension scheme options including a Local Government Pension Scheme offering up to a 19.5% Employer Contribution, a Teachers Pension scheme offering up to 23.68% Employer Contribution, and also a 10% non-contributory pension for members of staff that do not wish to pay into a scheme.
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including free online GP services and face to face counselling sessions
  • We also offer various free perks and discounted vouchers through Perkbox e.g. a monthly free cinema ticket, a free coffee every week, a Birthday Box delivered straight to your work or home, Free Eyecare Vouchers, a Cycle to Work Scheme, plus many discounts at various high street shops and online brands. 

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Bishop Grosseteste University values people and promotes equal opportunities.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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