Deputy Head of Registry- Admissions (PSS-REG-03)

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Category: Professional Support | Department: Registry & Student Services | Closing Date: 01 Mar 2017 | The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a leading postgraduate institution worldwide for research and postgraduate education in global health.   The School's mission is to contribute to the improvement of health worldwide through the pursuit of excellence in research, postgraduate teaching and advanced training in national and international public health and tropical medicine, and through informing policy and practice in these areas.  The School’s Registry has responsibility for supporting London-based teaching and research training programmes by maintaining and advising on strategy, policies, procedures and regulations; processing applications and applicant visas, admissions and registering students; managing scholarships and tuition fees, supporting students during their study, and administering assessments. Further details can be found on the following website:   The School’s Registry is seeking to recruit a full-time Deputy Head of Registry - Admissions to ensure the delivery of Registry services for the School in relation to admissions for taught Master’s, research degrees, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Short Courses. Additionally, the Deputy Head of Registry – Admissions will lead on the School’s student immigration and UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) compliance.  The post holder is responsible for delivering a high quality user-focused service, leading a team with responsibility for the processes and procedures in relation to applications to ensure consistency and transparency of School processes. You will be responsible for ensuring that the School’s student immigration and engagement monitoring are fully compliant with UKVI standards.  The successful applicant will hold an undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification, possess excellent organisational, customer service, IT and negotiating skills and an ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team is essential. The post holder must have a detailed knowledge of policy and issues related to Home Office Tier 4 Visa policy, compliance and international students.  The post is full-time and permanent. The salary will be on the Professional Support Pathway Grade 6 scale in the range £37,889 - £43,028 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available.  Applications should be made on-line via our website at Applications should also include a CV and the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote reference PSS-REG-03. 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. 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 "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.  Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date
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