Admissions Officer, USP


Salary: £25,000 per annum



We are looking for an Admissions Officer to be based in our London office.



A little bit about the role:


As an Admissions Officer your role will be to assess, process and submit student applications to our partner universities while ensuring industry-leading service levels throughout the student journey for students, parents and partner agents. You will be responsible, as part of a team, for meeting ambitious student recruitment targets to our partner universities in the US. As part of the Admissions team you will be a part of the wider Marketing and Recruitment Team and be working closely with Admissions Officers recruiting for our US partner universities. You will have strong organisational skills, excellent attention to detail and the ability to follow defined processes and procedures closely.  



A little bit about your responsibilities:


  • Accurate assessment of student applications to determine suitability for the chosen program
  • Ensuring that applications are processed within the agreed Service Level Agreement (SLA) period and agents are provided with relevant and comprehensive information in a timely manner
  • Ensuring high quality data is inputted onto the student information system to enable strong follow-up of applications at all stages of the student journey
  • Following up on applications that are incomplete by email and/or telephone
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with partner agents, students, parents and sponsors to ensure repeat business
  • Meeting regional enrolment targets
  • Dealing effectively with challenges that arise throughout the application process, resolving complaints and escalating issues to the relevant line managers and providing ongoing customer support



A little bit about you:


  • Knowledge of the US education system (desirable)
  • Ability to build strong relations, quickly, with customers and colleagues
  • Outstanding attention to detail and high levels of data accuracy
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload efficiently and effectively
  • Results-focused and a passion for meeting targets
  • Performance-driven and enjoy working in a fast-paced office environment
  • Willingness to work flexible hours where required (including some weekends during critical periods)
  • Excellent English oral, written and communication skills including a positive tone of voice and an ability to enunciate clearly
  • Competence with Microsoft packages including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Interest in customers and helping them to achieve their goals
  • Multicultural outlook and interest in working with international students



A little bit about what we’ll offer you:


To help you succeed in your role, we’ll provide you with on-going training and support. There are excellent opportunities for development and progression both within the Admissions team and the wider KI Higher Education business.



A little bit about us:


Kaplan International Pathways, a division of Kaplan Inc., offers international students a wide range of flexible study options - from University preparation programmes in the UK, Australia, USA and Japan through to full degree programmes in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Through our academic partnerships with leading universities, our expertise in student recruitment, our exceptional teaching and a real focus on customer service and pastoral care, each year we are proud to welcome thousands of students from more than 100 countries through the doors of our colleges. 

 



Application method:


If our company and role feel like a good fit for your skills, experience and interests, we’d love to hear from you so do please send us your CV and a covering letter. Closing date: 8th July 2022




At Kaplan International, we are committed to working in a diverse organisation and strive to provide equality of opportunity for all. We encourage and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or identity, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you would like to be considered for an interview under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please complete this form or email us on disabilityconfident@kaplan.com

As part of our commitment to safeguarding, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. 

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