Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

RCS are seeking an experienced individual to join our Recruitment and Admissions team. You will be responsible for implementing key aspects of our Student Recruitment Strategy.

Senior Recruitment Officer
(Undergraduate & Postgraduate)
Renfrew Street Campus, Glasgow
Full-time 35 hours per week
Permanent
Salary Scale: £25,297 – £31,078 per annum

We are seeking an experienced individual to join our Recruitment and Admissions team. You will be responsible for implementing key aspects of our 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 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 American and Chinese 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.

A current, clean driving licence is also required (it is a condition of the post that a valid driving licence is held throughout the period of appointment).

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

Due to the current Covid-19 situation this role will be home-based to begin with and will return to working at the above noted address when it is safe to do so. Please note due to the current situation with regards to COVID-19, interviews for this post will be held remotely.

Location: Glasgow City

For further information, please contact humanresources@rcs.ac.uk (Human Resources), or visit https://www.rcs.ac.uk/vacancies/

The deadline is Wednesday 04 November 2020 at 12:00.

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