Admissions Assistant

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Bath, Somerset
£7,215 to £8,082 per annum
08 Aug 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Admissions Assistant

Academic Unit/Department: Student Services

Location: Newton Park    

Line Manager: Senior Admissions Officer

Rate of Pay: £7,215 to £8,082 per annum, pro rata of £18,412 to £20,624 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Part Time - 14.5 hours per week, Thursday and Friday

Ref: 08/17/2243

Closing Date: 12 midnight GMT, 21 August 2017

Interview Date: Week Commencing 4 September 2017

About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And as the fifth largest employer in Bath and North East Somerset, we’re really bringing our local talent out on a global scale. And with ever growing student numbers, it’s important for an expansion in our infrastructure and cherished buildings and landscapes. Transforming the lives of our socially engaged global students starts with making sure that our people, people like you, are engaged, empowered and feel valued for the hard work they do. And that’s where you come in.

About the role

Based within the Student Services department, this job share role will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Admissions team and providing frontline customer service to actual and potential applicants to the University.  The post holder will undertake a range of key administrative functions including the updating and maintenance of applicant records together with managing the busy admissions enquiry inbox and responding to a diverse range of enquiries on the telephone.   The post requires the holder to act proactively with correspondence, escalating to others where necessary, and the maintenance of a high level of customer service.  The role also assists with the administration of the applicant interview process including mail shots, inputting of data and running any necessary reports.  The post holder will also monitor and process applications for the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificates, needed for a range of courses, and contribute to all major Student Services activities including clearing, registration, assessments and graduation.

About you (requirements)

The post holder must have demonstrable experience working in an administrative role and have highly developed organisational skills.  Strong communication and customer service skills are essential, as is the ability to plan and prioritise your workload effectively. The post holder will need to be positive, flexible, be able to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds and have the ability to work effectively as part of a team.  Previous experience of Admissions within the Higher Education sector would be an advantage, though not essential.  The role is 0.4 FTE and is a job share with someone already in post.  Days and hours of work to meet the 0.4 FTE are Thursday (9am - 5pm) and Friday (9am - 4.30pm).

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit our website by clicking apply.

Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed.

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa.

If you are a Bath Spa Graduate, you can still access Bath Spa Careers resources. Services include support with job applications and interview techniques.

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community

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