Deputy Head of Admissions

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 45799 - £ 55168 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Education and Childcare
  • External Reference
    JN-112021-220761
  • Category
    Education & Childcare - Education Administration

Our Higher Education client based in South East London are recruiting for an exciting permanent opportunity as Deputy Head of Admissions. This will be a hybrid role, 2 days a week in the office.









Salary: £40,927 to £50,296 plus £4872 London weighting per annum

The University is home to a truly global community of staff and students, we have ambitions to develop our already successful Faculties into a world leading centre for innovation in teaching, research, knowledge exchange and student enterprise.


Our philosophy of Education without Boundaries means that we are committed to supporting our academic teams to deliver the highest levels of student success, enterprise, and employment outcomes for students from all walks of life. The University enjoys high levels of student engagement and a strong team of internationally recognised staff who work in partnership with professional bodies, industry, research, and academic networks. We are equally proud of our strong network of successful Alumni.


The University has an ambitious strategic plan for growth and anticipates continued strong performance in future recruitment cycles. The Communications & Recruitment Directorate is adding new positions, including a new Deputy Head of Admissions to ensure service delivery levels.


The post holder will be a crucial senior member of staff within the Admissions function as a whole and will be expected to support other senior staff within the department ensuring that the team works in a close and collaborative manner. The Deputy Head of Admissions will help support the growth of the university whilst maintaining high levels of service delivery within the department.


The Deputy Head of Admissions will have responsibility for the line management of 1 direct report and provide leadership and guidance to an admissions team of 25 staff. The post holder will be passionate about the principals and processes which underpin a fair admissions system and will be responsible for ensuring best practice is adhered to and shared, and that compliance is met in relation to both internal and external regulations and policies. The post will work collaboratively with colleagues across the University, liaising with academic departments and professional services staff, to ensure delivery of an excellent applicant experience and that internal stakeholder needs are met.


This varied role requires strong administrative and technical skills as well as excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills. You will be passionate about admissions and higher education, engaged with external developments in the higher education admissions sector, and driven to explore new ideas and be creative when reviewing business processes, always looking for ways to improve and deliver impact.


We look forward to receiving applications from candidates who can demonstrate a passion for and a clear commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion, as well as the vision, values, and aspirations of the University of Greenwich.


If you would like to hear more about this role, please send a copy of your CV. We will contact all shortlisted candidates.



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