Student Recruitment Administrator

Department of Political Science

UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 17th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £29,152 - £34,153 per annum
  • REF: 1874716
  • Closes: 03rd March 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The effective administration of the Departments admissions, marketing and student recruitment processes is key to successful recruitment and financial planning for this busy and growing department. The post holder is required to provide high-level support to the admissions processes and student recruitment strategies for the Schools postgraduate Masters, undergraduate and research programmes.

The role will involve contact and communication with the Departments prospective students and parents, academic staff and Registry and Faculty staff across UCL, so a polite and helpful attitude is essential as well as a can do attitude and flexible response during busy periods.

This is an open-ended post. This post will be available from 1st March 2021.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will be educated to a minimum of A level standard or equivalent (GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above).

The successful candidate must have evidence of excellent administrative skills and a highly proactive approach to providing a comprehensive support service including providing an excellent student/customer service, evidence of excellent verbal and written communication skills, a demonstrable ability to work with confidential information with diplomacy and tact and experience of providing comprehensive and proactive administrative support including providing excellent student/customer service.

Experience of working within a marketing/events/promotional area preferably within a Higher Education Institution and evidence of marketing and promotion using social media platforms is essential.

Experience of using student data systems such as PORTICO, Select would be highly desirable.

Further Details

A job description and further particulars for this position can be accessed below. To apply online click ‘Apply Now’ below.

Information about the Department can be found at

Informal enquiries may be made to the Programmes Admissions Manager & PhD Programmes Administrator Helen Elliot (email: If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Ajay Patel (email: telephone: +44 (0) 207 679 4944).

UCL offers numerous employee benefits that can be found on the link at the bottom of this advert, some highlights include the annual leave entitlement, (27 days plus bank holidays and closure days) a great pension scheme and a NUS Extra Card.

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see to find out more.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

3 Mar 2021

Latest time for the submission of applications


Interview date

17 March 2021

Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job.

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