Admissions Assistant at The University of Manchester
|SALARY UP TO:||£17,793.00 per year|
|SECTOR:||Adminstration and clerical|
FULL DESCRIPTION:An exciting opportunity to work within The University of Manchester as an Admissions Assistant!
Manchester city centre - Full time hours - temporary contract - £9.75 per hour
The successful applicant will support the recruitment and admission of students through fulfilling the administrative needs of the department.
Key duties include:
-Update student admissions records with appropriate reference to current data protection legislation.
-Provide reports from the student record system as required.
-Process course applications in line with specified criteria.
-Verify qualifications are internationally recognised and that the required English language level has been achieved.
-Select applicants for visit day attendance and interview.
-Generate interview letters to applicants, record replies and maintain visit day records.
-Send appropriate written communication to candidates and maintain status records.
-Record admissions statistics and interviewer success statistics for the Admissions Team.
-Liaise with central Admissions and Recruitment Office where applications require further discussion.
-General secretarial duties, including filing, photocopying, scanning and faxing.
-Provide assistance to colleagues as and when required
-Any other duties that may arise which are commensurate with the grade
The ideal candidate must have:
-Previous administration experience (preferably within the higher education sector)
-A high standard of computer literacy and a willingness to learn new computer systems.
-A good standard of written English, attention to detail and the ability to record information correctly.
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively and to operate professionally with staff, students and their families, -contacts from other Faculties, Central Administration and from outside organisations.
-Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality and work with sensitive data in a secure manner.
-The ability to work on own initiative within a team environment and work without close supervision.
-Well-developed organisational skills with the ability to multi-task effectively.
-A high degree of accuracy for maintaining accurate database records and filing systems.
-Ability to learn new systems very quickly and adapt working processes accordingly.
REQUIRED SKILLSAdministration & Clerical, Administration Assistant