Admissions Coordinator

Australasian Recruitment Company
17 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

One of the world's leading educational institutions is looking for an Admissions Coordinator on a temporary basis. You will be part of an admissions team responsible for meeting the school's targets for the recruitment of high calibre students from the United Kingdom and overseas for a portfolio of world class programmes by delivering operationally excellent processes and providing a high level of customer service to prospective students at every stage of the application process.


  • Receiving and checking application forms, ensuring the completeness of data and following up on any incomplete applications with the candidates
  • Assessing candidates' academic qualifications and advising the student selection committee on the equivalency of international degrees
  • Making initial decisions on candidates' suitability for their chosen programme in line with eligibility criteria and agreed target cohort profiles
  • Liaising with the programme teams to arrange applicant interviews in person, by telephone or via Skype
  • Updating candidates' records throughout the application process using an Oracle database interface
  • Informing candidates of their application outcomes and liaising with the registry regarding the details of formal offers of admission
  • Liaising with the admissions managers and academic staff on the selection of students for the school's academic scholarships
  • Preparing statistical reports on application numbers and trends using Oracle BI
  • Acting as the first point of contact for enquiries from prospective students, by email, telephone and in person
  • Recording details of high calibre enquirers on the CRM database and updating CRM records throughout the admissions process
  • Advising applicants on all aspects of the admissions process, the suitability of their qualifications and programme details
  • Building and maintaining relationships with prospective students
  • Creating and circulating online surveys to collect data from applicants and students to inform the school's admissions, recruitment and marketing strategies
  • Maintaining relevant areas of the website as directed by the head of admissions and the admissions manager
  • Creating and coordinating offer holder Facebook groups and working with the recruitment marketing team, programmes marketing team and marketing innovation team to deliver relevant content to support offer holder conversion
  • Servicing departmental meetings and taking minutes where appropriate
  • Raising purchase orders as and when required
  • Undertaking other administrative and clerical duties as directed by the head of admissions and the admissions managers

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Educated to first degree (or equivalent standard)
  • Administrative work experience in higher education or a similar customer-focused sector in previous relevant role
  • Experience of providing a responsive, customer-focused service including on the telephone, via electronic medium or face-to-face
  • Experience of prioritising tasks and of managing busy workloads successfully to ensure that deadlines are met

If you feel that you fit the above criteria then please apply today by submitting your CV to us. Please note due to the high volume of applications that we receive only successful applicants will be contacted.

We will process your CV and personal information to assess your suitability for the role. If we wish to consider you further, we will register your personal information in our database once we have contacted you. We may contact you from time to time about other relevant roles. Your personal information will be securely held. For more information please refer to How We Use Your Personal Information.

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