Full time post
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to a part-time vacancy in our Admissions team at the University of Wolverhampton. The Admissions team is based within the University’s Registry and is responsible for ensuring an efficient, responsive and fair admissions process for applicants to the University, ensuring procedures are carried out in accordance with requirements of external bodies.
Educated to a good standard, you will have demonstrable administration experience and be proficient in use of office technology including word processing, databases, spreadsheets and email.
You must be able to demonstrate an excellent standard of literacy and numeracy and it is essential that you have experience in using SITS/ eVision, or a similar student management system. The Admissions Unit is a busy team and receives a high volume of applications from around the world; you will be expected to show that you can work fast and accurately, provide excellent customer service and have strategies for working under pressure. Being able to communicate effectively with staff, students and external customers is essential and you will be expected to display a high level of experience dealing with confidential information with discretion and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
You will need to have the ability to work with a wider team and independently, using your initiative and working to tight deadlines, while maintaining the University of Wolverhampton’s commitment to excellent customer service. You will be required to be flexible in your working hours to meet the demands of the business, especially at key times of the admissions cycle. The fast-paced HE environment means we are constantly striving to improve our processes and procedures and we would expect you to make an active and positive contribution towards this.
The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.
As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).
We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.