Associate Director of Admissions & Applicant Relations

University of the Arts London

  • Permanent
  • London
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Associate Director of Admissions & Applicant Relations
Date posted:25th October 2023

Job title: Associate Director of Admissions & Applicant Relations

Salary: £75,000 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Location: London

Join University Arts London as our Associate Director of Admissions & Applicant Relations!

Are you ready to make your mark in the world of higher education admissions? Anderson Quigley is excited to collaborate with University Arts London (UAL) in their quest to find an exceptional leader for this newly created position.

As the Associate Director of Admissions & Applicant Relations, you will take the reins of a dynamic team responsible for admissions and applicant relations across UAL. Your leadership will be pivotal in shaping the department’s future, collaborating with senior leaders to craft and execute innovative strategies that align with UAL’s recruitment goals. You will create a positive workplace culture that fosters high performing teams. Your remit will also include:

  • Strategic Vision: Develop and execute forward-thinking strategies for admissions and applicant relations.
  • Collaboration: Foster strong ties across UAL’s Colleges and with senior managers, creating effective operational models that enhance the prospective student journey.
  • Data-Driven: Approach challenges analytically, using data to drive decisions and continuously improve the Admissions team’s operations.
  • Communication: Be a persuasive communicator, representing your team and providing regular updates on recruitment progress.
  • Adaptability: Thrive in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple projects and inspiring others to achieve top-notch performance.

As the successful candidate you will have in depth knowledge of the UK higher education admissions and student recruitment landscape. You will also be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Extensive Knowledge: Deep understanding of domestic and international student recruitment and admissions in the UK higher education landscape.
  • Proven Leadership: Track record as a Head of Admissions or at Associate/Deputy Director level.
  • Positive Culture: proven ability to create a workplace culture that encourages high-performing teams and continuous improvement.
  • Innovative Thinker: Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills, business planning, and strategic formulation.

If you’re an inspirational leader with the vision, experience, and passion to shape the future of UAL’s admissions landscape, we want to hear from you!

Your Impact will:

  • Exceed targets: Your expertise will enable UAL to continually exceed its student recruitment targets and remain in its position as one of the most attractive universities.
  • Cultivate a Positive Culture: Your influence will foster an environment that nurtures high-performance teams.
  • Motivate and Inspire: Ignite the passion within your workforce to provide a customer centric experience to prospective UK and International students.

Join us in driving UAL’s commitment to excellence and shaping the student experience. Apply today to be part of something extraordinary. Your future starts here!

Closing date: 22 November 2023.

For informal inquiries and to apply, please send your expression of interest to Claire Carter at Anderson Quigley –

UAL welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We are a member of the Race Equality Charter (REC), to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff. We are a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and a member of the Business Disability Forum, which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace. In addition, we are a Stonewall Diversity Champion and in 2022 achieved a Gold Award in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, helping us to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work.

Any questions?

If you have any questions about your application, please get in touch.