Education Liaison Officer

University of St Andrews
05 Aug 2022
02 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

The exciting role of Education Liaison Officer with a focus on PGT recruitment in the EU and across Europe has recently become available within the Admissions team.

The post holder will focus on student recruitment and conversion to full-time undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at St Andrews, with a strong focus on PGT recruitment and admissions in the EU and wider Europe. This will involve helping to coordinate on campus, in country and virtual engagement activities with prospective students, academic Schools, partner institutions and agents, etc. There will be opportunities to contribute to the development of existing key and emerging markets and to make recommendations for future activity. The post holder will also focus on admissions decision making, conducting research and gathering data and continuing to ensure that our decision making and recruitment are aligned and informed.

The post holder will be required to undertake overseas travel and must bring with them the proven ability to build relationships in a variety of geographic and cultural contexts.

This is an exciting but challenging time in higher education and therefore the successful candidate will be an outstanding communicator and organiser, and successful at working across business areas.

Before an appointment can be confirmed, you will be subject to a PVG check.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Ivar M??ller.

Applications are particularly welcome from people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online.

In accordance with the new immigration rules, it is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. The University encourages all interested candidates to apply regardless of nationality and all applications received are assessed against the essential and desirable criteria listed in the further particulars. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate their right to work in the UK prior to commencing employment and where required, obtain the right to work in the UK without relying on University sponsorship. Information on other visa options is available by contacting our HR Immigration Team.

This post may be primarily based at the Eden Campus at Guardbridge, a state-of-the-art working environment for professional services unit; however, consideration will be given to remote working for the right candidate.

Closing date: 16 August at 5pm.

Interview date: TBC