Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Senior Recruitment and Admissions Officer
(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)
Full-time, Permanent
Salary Scale: £24,849 – £30,529 per annum

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Recruitment and Admissions team. You will be responsible for implementing key aspects of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Student Recruitment Strategy. Your will main duties will include;

• increasing the number of international students recruited to the Conservatoire
• increasing the number of applicants to undergraduate and post graduate programmes
• increasing the number of high quality applicants
• improving the applicant to registration percentage by providing increasingly personalised communication prior to registration

You will have a postgraduate degree level, or with equivalent relevant professional experience, in the performing arts. It is essential that you must have over five years demonstrable experience in developing, delivering or managing international activities in student recruitment gained in a Conservatoire setting. You must be able to demonstrate significant experience of working with foreign recruitment agents, preferably within a performing arts context. You must be have experience of North America and China education systems, as well as experience of Chinese social media platforms. Further to this, you will have notable experience and understanding of international education and recruitment markets within a Conservatoire setting in Scottish Higher Education.

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders from world class artists to alumni; parents and young adults to academics. You will have experience of engaging in performing arts festivals or related activities, as well as experience of coordinating and managing multiple tasks/activities/projects and line management duties.

The post holder will be based in the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland main building, located at 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G2 3DB.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 30th August 2019 at 5pm

Location: Glasgow City

For further information, please contact (HR Team), or call 0141 270 8389, or visit

The deadline is Friday 30 August 2019 at 17:00.