Senior International Officer Ref 0280

School/department: Student Recruitment, Admissions and International Development
Hours: full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent  
Reference: 0280  
Salary: starting at £40,792 and rising to £48,677 per annum
Placed on: 22 November 2018
Closing date: 19 December 2018.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.  
Expected interview date: 11 January 2019.
Expected start date: Immediately.

Job description

The University of Sussex is currently ranked highly in the UK, boasts a global number 1 ranking from QS for Development Studies, in the top 300 in the world in the latest Times Higher Education World rankings and winner of the 2018 EuroAsia award for Most Preferred UK University.

We have global aspirations which provide superb opportunities for the post holders to contribute to the development of the University’s international and partnerships strategies.

As a senior member of the international team you will take leadership in delivering the University’s vision for recruitment and development activities in Central and South Asia, particularly the fast growing Indian market.

Working with colleagues across the University, you will play a major role in developing academic collaboration, building upon institutional relationships to support recruitment, research and partnership development.

In addition the post holder will take a major lead in delivering marketing, recruitment and social media activities that will support international student enrolments.

Key duties include:

  • Providing leadership, direction and oversight of international activities in Central and South Asia.
  • Line-management of colleague based in UK.
  • Monitoring performance to develop sound data driven strategies to support activities
  • Developing supportive working relationships to deliver the strategic aims for the region.
  • Supporting development of international student conversion activities to maximise recruitment.

The post holder will require excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a willingness to travel overseas for several weeks at a time. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with knowledge and experience of Central and or South Asia.

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 0280) (PDF 197.77KB)

How to apply

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