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External Relations Administrator (Admissions Compliance)

External Relations
24,285 - 27,131 a year
Grade 4
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University of York campus (with some remote working options available)
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The Admissions Compliance team is part of Marketing, Recruitment, Admissions and Outreach (MRAO).  MRAO is a busy office with a vital part to play in the organisation of the admissions process for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at the University and for the Hull York Medical School. The office also provides information, advice and guidance to prospective applicants and their families, and promotes widening participation in higher education. Within MRAO, the Admissions team handles over 50,000 applications each year.


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and proactive Administrator, to work within the busy Admissions Compliance team.

You will work closely with the Deputy Head of Admissions (Policy & Compliance) to ensure that the University‘s recruitment and admissions service is compliant with external legislation and regulation. You will play a part in developing and maintaining relevant policy and quality assurance measures to ensure compliance whilst maintaining service quality.

This post is extremely collaborative in nature and will see the role holder working closely across a range of teams across Marketing, Recruitment, Admissions and Outreach (MRAO), International Recruitment, Partnerships and Mobility (IRPM), and colleagues across the institution.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

With a knowledge and understanding of complex administrative processes/procedures, ability to work with competing priorities and deadlines with attention to detail and preferably knowledge of admissions procedures and processes or of working in a compliance related role.

Interview date: 17 January 2023

For informal enquiries: please contact Natalie Gordon, Deputy Head of Admissions (Policy & Compliance) at 

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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