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Head of Admissions


Salary:  £39,304 to £44,634 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Sunday 08 September 2019
Interview Date:  Friday 20 September 2019
Reference:  DOE-REG-2019-02

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a leading postgraduate institution worldwide for research and postgraduate education in global health. 

The School is seeking to appoint a Head of Admissions to join our Registry team. The postholder will report to the Head of Registry and will be responsible for the delivery of a high quality, user-focussed admissions service for the School’s face-to-face Master’s programmes, research degrees and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Short Courses. Additionally, the Head of Admissions will oversee the School’s Scholarships and Trust Fund administration. Further details about the Registry can be found on our website:

The Head of Admissions will lead a team of ten staff across three areas with responsibility for Admissions, CPD and Short Courses and Scholarships. The postholder will manage and develop policies and procedures in relation to these areas to ensure that School processes are fair consistent and transparent. 

The successful applicant will have significant experience of working in higher education administration and a solid background in admissions. They will have a strong customer service focus, be able to manage a small team of staff and have experience of developing and implementing policies and procedures. Excellent organisational, IT and decision-making skills are essential as is the ability to produce reports, communicate effectively and work independently, flexibly and as part of a team.

The starting salary for this role is £39,304 in accordance with grade 6 of the School’s Professional Support Staff salary scale.

Applications should be made online via our website at queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Candidates called to interview will be required to take a 30-minute test, which will assess their data management and communication skills. Informal enquiries about the post can be made to the Head of Registry (

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion giving one or two brief examples of how each criteria is met. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as “Yes” or "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.

Please note: if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is an equal opportunities employer.

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