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Creation Date: 2014/07/18 19:28:53
Expiry Date: 2014/09/16
Ref. JB3075610

The Oxford Partnership

Head of Admissions
The Oxford Partnership

JOB PURPOSE :

• Develop a strategy and KPIs for TOP College of Excellence admissions
• Provide advice and guidance to students seeking admission to a TOP College
• Lead and manage an Admissions team
• Set and monitor service standards for the admissions process

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Develop a strategy for TOP College of Excellence admissions
• Define the processes and procedures to enable students to be admitted and registered
• Set goals and KPIs for Admissions and recruitment aligned to the overall TOP strategic objectives
• Ensure the Admissions staff and environment reflects the values and culture of TOP colleges
• Provide advice on programs and options available to students at TOP colleges
• Design diagnostic and other tests for students to identify their capabilities pre- and on-entry, as required
• Prepare strategic/annual plan reports and set goals to the Admission Department serving the overall strategic goals of the university.
• Design and implement programs that will support student transition
• Organize and manage new student orientation
• Make referrals to other professionals Internal and external) to support new students, as required
• Provide information to staff about their role in the admissions process
• Set and monitor service standards for the Admissions process
• Analyse and compile information or statistical reports and other materials that demonstrate the achievement of Admissions goals, targets and KPIs

GENERIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Undertake professional development reviews as appropriate.
• Ensure that the college’s health and safety policy is followed.
• Participate in the development of equal opportunities, diversity and inclusion practice.
• Undertake any other duties as reasonably required by the Principal (Learner Services).
• Promote by consistent example internally and externally the philosophy values and behaviours TOP mission.
• Identify, evaluate and monitor the business risks faced by the group and take appropriate action to minimise those risks

Skills

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

• Proven ability to lead and perform effectively and sensitively in a team
• Make decisions which are informed by dialogue and debate
• Have excellent IT skills and a good understanding and curiosity for the practical uses of IT in the delivery admissions
• Ability to put across new ideas and concepts in a compelling and engaging manner
• Proven ability to analyse, interpret and manage data
• Good communicator with good judgement
• Strong planning and analytical skills
• Knowledge and understanding of admissions customer service and quality standards and how they can be used in a TOP college
• The need for accurate, up to date and reliable student records
• A knowledge of Arabic would be an advantage



BEHAVIOURIAL SKILLS:

• Ability to show initiative and work with colleagues at all levels within the college
• Have good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
• Be able to work flexibly both as a member of a team and on own initiative.
• Be able to represent the college professionally and effectively with a range of external bodies, agencies and networks.
• Decisive and resilient
• High level of emotional intelligence
• Personal warmth, openness and sensitivity
• Sense of humour and enthusiasm
• Ability to acknowledge mistakes and learn from them
• Capable of challenging and being challenged
• Shows curiosity, energy and a real ambition to deliver.
• Adapt approaches effectively in order to achieve success
• Demonstrate a commitment to delivering exceptional customer service
• Commitment to continuous personal improvement and learning
• Effective commitment to inclusivity and equality of opportunities for staff and students
• Commitment to the development of all staff
• Empathy with the emerging requirements of young adult women in Saudi Arabia


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

• Bachelor degree in a marketing/ customer focused/humanities subject
• Post graduate diploma in a relevant field preferred
• At least five years’ experience in a marketing and./or admissions role in a further(TVET) or higher education institution

Education

• Bachelor degree in a marketing/ customer focused/humanities subject

Job Details

  • Job Location: Sakaka, Saudi Arabia
  • Company Industry: Education, Training, and Library
  • Company Type: Employer (Private Sector)
  • Job Role: Management
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Employee
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Management
  • Years of Experience: Min: 5
  • Gender: Female
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree / higher diploma

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