Admissions Officer, School of Advanced Study
London Senate House

Job reference: 001140

Location: London Senate House

Closing date: 29/07/2018

Salary: starting at £28,955 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: School of Advanced Study

Sub-Department: Administration

Hours per week: 35 hours per week

The Role

We are seeking an Admissions Officer to join the School of Advanced Study, Central office team on a 12 months fixed term contract.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the School’s Admissions Office that includes monitoring admissions policies and procedures and ensuring they are consistently applied and that they conform with current external requirements, including statutory requirements. In addition to this you will be responsible for maintaining current student records, supporting the organisation of the School’s admissions, including coordinating the pre-enrolment activity of new students and managing the UKVI reporting requirements and administration of Tier 4 visas.

To succeed in this role you will need to have a relevant experience of student administration, including analysing data, statistics and producing reports. Previous knowledge and experience of admissions administration, ideally within the Higher Education sector would be an advantage. In addition to this, you will have excellent organisational skills and ability to manage and complete competing priorities and heavy workloads to the highest standards and within tight deadlines.  You will have friendly and professional manner and demonstrable ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as unsupervised using your own initiative.

For more information about the role, please refer to JD and person specification.

Please note this post is fixed term for one year, providing backfill for a person covering a maternity leave post. Should the member of staff on maternity leave return to work earlier, the length of this contract may be reduced accordingly.

Further information

To apply, please submit your application and CV before midnight on Sunday, 29th July 2018.

Interviews are likely to be held in the w/c 6th August 2018.

The University provides a working environment that encourages, equality, diversity and inclusion.


The School of Advanced Study

The School of Advanced Study, University of London, is a unique institution in UK higher education. Comprising a set of postgraduate institutes and a variety of central academic initiatives, it is located within the Bloomsbury precinct of the University in the intellectual heart of London. It is the UK’s national and international centre for the support, promotion and facilitation of research in the humanities, broadly defined. It does this in collaboration with other organisations, notably the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the British Academy (BA), learned societies and government agencies.

The institutes of the School are:

• Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
• Institute of Classical Studies
• Institute of Commonwealth Studies
• Institute of English Studies
• Institute of Historical Research
• Institute of Latin American Studies
• Institute of Modern Languages Research
• Institute of Philosophy
• Warburg Institute

Central academic initiatives include:

• The Human Rights Consortium
• Public Engagement: ‘Being Human’ UK National Humanities Festival
• Visiting Fellows Programme
• The Human Mind Project
• Centre for Post-Colonial Studies

The mission of the School of Advanced Study (SAS) is to support national and international humanities researchers and scholars by creating opportunities for developing new research agendas and providing unique specialist services and resources. This stems from the special role and funding for research promotion and facilitation across the UK and internationally that HEFCE has given to the School.
In delivering our programme we are supported by the University of London which has, as a key part of its academic strategy, the School’s mission to deliver world-class research promotion and facilitation



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