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Undergraduate Admissions Manager

£40,000 - £40,000

UK / Greater London

Higher Education Professional Services

Permanent

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020 3962 9900

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Job Description

REF: 16202
Posted: 26 July 2021
Closes: 31 August 2021

The University of Law (ULaw) is one of the world's largest law schools. With an impressive history dating back to 1876, we employ over 900 staff and have over 14,000 students studying on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, along with an alumni network in excess of 100,000.

We were the first-ever independent institution to be granted degree awarding powers and in 2012 we gained university title. With a rich heritage and a reputation for innovation and contemporary teaching practices, we continuously focus on developing the best legal and business minds. In 2016, we opened our leading Business School, further enhancing our reputation as a full service legal, business and educational training specialist, operating from campuses throughout the UK, Berlin and Hong Kong and an Online campus. This is an exciting time to be joining the institution as we are looking to grow our Undergraduate portfolio and diversify into different subject areas

We are extremely proud of our growth at undergraduate level, becoming the largest undergraduate Law faculty in the UK and consistently ranking in the top ten for student satisfaction. Reporting to the Head of Admissions the Undergraduate Admissions Manager will take responsibility for the day-to-day management of Undergraduate Admissions, providing a fast and efficient applicant service by promoting customer service excellence to support the University’s ambition of becoming the University of choice to the professions.

The post holder will be a crucial senior member of staff within the Admissions Department working collaboratively to motivate and inspire the Undergraduate Admissions Team through supporting and coaching instilling confidence in the admissions service both internally and externally.

The Successful candidate will have significant experience of working within a highly customer focused Higher Education Admissions environment (with experience of Undergraduate Admissions) You will be a strong team manager, energetic and positive and thrive in fast-paced environments but be calm under pressure and manage your team with confidence and clarity.

The University of Law and in particular the Admissions Department is at the forefront of exploring future working models and providing flexibility to staff in how they contribute to the objectives of the organisation. Within the Admissions Department there are a mixture of homeworkers, campus-based staff and those combining a blend of the two. This is all sewn together through the concept of Admissions Hub days that bring the Department and the teams within it together on a regular basis at our Hub locations. Flexibility of working location is available regarding this role, with the caveat that the postholder will need to attend a Hub campus when required to facilitate Hub Day activities such as planning, training and team briefings. In all instances at least two weeks’ notice is given to staff prior to any Hub Day and we anticipate that there will be on average no more than two days on campus in any calendar month.

For a confidential discussion and a copy of our detailed candidate briefing pack, please contact our retained advisor Sian Gardiner at the Management Recruitment Group sian.gardiner@mrgpeople.co.uk or alternatively 020 3962 9900.

Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to. sian.gardiner@mrgpeople.co.uk

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 31st August.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) individuals are currently under-represented within the University - which does not reflect our diverse student body - we would particularly welcome applications from BAME candidates. All appointments will be made on merit.