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Admissions Assistant X2

Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions

Salary:   £19,578 to £20,761 per annum
Closing Date:   Sunday 27 November 2022
Interview Date:   Tuesday 06 December 2022
Reference:  PERM-746-2022

Full Time, permanent

Bishop Grosseteste University is based in the historic uphill area of the city, just a ten-minute 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 two Admissions Assistants to join our busy team. This team is responsible for the processing of applications, from initial receipt through to screening, interviewing and offer-making. The team manages the admissions and enrolment of undergraduate, postgraduate and international students to Bishop Grosseteste University, whilst ensuring accuracy, quality and high standards are maintained.

You will ideally have experience of Higher Education, 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; processing applications from receipt through to enrolment, 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 a 10% non-contributory pension for members of staff that do not wish to pay into a scheme.

• Employee benefits app provided by Live Like Loyalty

• Cycle to Work Scheme

• Electric Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme

• 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including free online GP services and face to face counselling sessions

• Agile Working Scheme to support employees work-life balance

Informal enquiries about this post should be directed to Mrs Kimberley Holmes, Admissions Manager, by email: 

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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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