Deputy Head of Admissions

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7151535 (Ref.No. PSADM1011)
Posted: June 2, 2023

Job Description

Salary: Grade 8 (£44,414 -£52,841) p.a. depending upon experience

This role is available to current employees at the University of Leeds only.

This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner.  We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

This is a senior leadership post within the Admissions Service that will have strategic responsibility for Postgraduate Research recruitment and forms part of the Integrated Student Recruitment capability which includes Marketing, International Office and Educational Engagement. Working alongside co-deputies, the role provides leadership and management with joint responsibility for the strategic oversight of policy, process, systems and offer making for the Admissions Service.

Reporting to the Head of Admissions, and working closely with co-deputies, you will work in partnership with academic leaders within the Faculties and relevant University committees.  You will work with service leads across integrated student recruitment and academic partners across the University, to define, lead, shape, develop and manage the Admissions service. 

Key to the role is the ability to lead and develop an effective team of service managers. Solution focussed, you will devise and implement innovative and practical methods for supporting student recruitment and admissions service development and delivery. You will build and maintain networks internally and externally with stakeholders including but not limited to the Russell Group and its member institutions, Research Councils and UCAS. You will build positive working relationships, influencing and negotiating to bring stakeholders together to ensure alignment of activities to meet strategic priorities. Through the leadership of your teams, you will embed a culture of continuous improvement and will identify and implement opportunities to streamline and harmonise processes, to raise quality standards and improve the consistency of delivery to applicants and our University. 

What we offer in return

And much more!  

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Lisa Summers, Head of Admissions 

Email: [email protected] or via Teams call

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Admissions
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £44,414 to £52,841 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 01 June 2023
Closing Date:  Thursday 15 June 2023
Reference:  PSADM1011

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.