Would you like to work for a global business, in a role that offers huge variety and complexity, working with International students in a thriving study centre? If it was also in partnership with Durham University would this be of even more interest?
If so then this could be a perfect role for you! We are Study Group, a global pathway provider in International Education. Durham University International Study Centre has been open for a year, and has seen some fantastic growth. Due to this, an exciting opportunity has opened at the centre, and we are now interested to find an experienced Visa and Registry Administrator to join the Professional Services Team.
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent
What is this role and where does it fit in?
This is an exciting role that specialises in our Visa and Registry Administration, which offers variety and complexity. This position will support the Visa and Registry Co-ordinator in assuring the centre’s UKVI Compliance and Police registration of students. You will record and maintain student records as well as process student withdrawals, terminations and also changes to their programmes. Additional to this, you will offer support with induction, assessment activities, and Visa extensions. This role is a key part of the Professional Services Team which is a fast paced, focused team that have a real energy to the way they work, whilst also creating a friendly team culture.
What experience do you need?
We are looking for someone that has an excellent attention to detail, is highly organised, and data focused. Ideally, we would like someone to join the team that has previous experience and knowledge of Visa’s and compliance, however transferable skillsets will also be considered. The right candidate will need to be able to work under pressure, whilst managing multiple tasks at a time. See below some experience that would definitely get us interested:
- Knowledge of Visa’s and compliance from working within an education setting.
- Previous experience working in an Academic Admin/Professional Services function.
- Excellent Excel capability.
- Experience using University Databases.
- Student support experience from working in Further or Higher Education.
- Experience working in an administration focused role, with the ability to manage a high volume of admin.
Where is this role based?
Our Durham University Study Centre is the newest to the Study Group network, recently opening its doors in September last year. Based in the stunning Queens Campus, it is now a fully functional centre full of talented students from across the globe. The centre runs a varied curriculum across the International Foundation, and the Pre-Masters programme. This is an energetic centre, where no day is the same. The centre is right next to the River Tees and the stunning Infinity Bridge.
The Application Process
We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. Please submit your CV via our application website, and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.
Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.
What does a role at Study Group mean?
We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.
We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.
We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.
We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.