Director of UK Recruitment and Admissions

  • Bangor University
  • Bangor, Gwynedd (GB)
  • Jul 21, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Bangor University

Bangor or Wrexham

Director of UK Recruitment and Admissions

With its main campus located in one of the most beautiful regions of the UK, between the Snowdonia National Park and Anglesey, Bangor University has  occupied a central role in the educational provision of the area since its foundation in 1884. With approximately 11,000 students and 2,000 staff, the university offers a wide range of academic provision grouped in three Colleges. The university is proud of its focus on Welsh language and culture, with the widest range of Welsh-language provision of any university, and its deep engagement with the unique culture of the region's communities. Whilst at the same time being a broad-based university with UK wide and international appeal.

Following a strategic review of our marketing, recruitment and communications activity we are now seeking to appoint to the new role of Director of UK Recruitment and Admissions whose portfolio of activities will significantly increase the number of UK applications to Bangor University and ensure that conversion of these applications is maximised. Our new Director will lead a major review of the central student recruitment operation ensuring that future plans are data led, target focussed and sector leading. Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President International, the role will have a high profile as you proactively and constructively challenge conventional thinking enabling the University to achieve its ambition of increasing UK student recruitment at all levels. 

Creative with the ability to innovate, the successful candidate will bring significant experience of UK student recruitment, with evidence of successfully meeting or exceeding recruitment targets.  Comfortable in a leadership role you will be an assured, persuasive and confident communicator, someone who seeks innovative solutions, with imagination and creativity, inspiring trust and respect across our community. 

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Closing date: Midday, Monday 2 August 2021.

Bangor University values the diversity of all our staff and the enrichment this brings to our community. We are committed to an inclusive and supportive environment for all who come to work with us. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity and actively encourage applications from candidates who are underrepresented at this level. 

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