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International Administrator

International Office - International Business Support

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £23,997 to £27,983
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Wednesday 27 September 2023
Interview Date:  Friday 06 October 2023
Reference:  0558-23
Further details:    Job Description    

About the University of Sunderland 

The University of Sunderland offers life-changing opportunities for 27,500 students across its campuses in Sunderland, London, Hong Kong, and through global partnerships with learning institutions in 15 countries. We're proud to be a top 50 UK university (Guardian University Guide 2024), with top-quality facilities, inclusive culture, and our vibrant, ever-changing city.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the International Office at the University of Sunderland. The International Office are responsible for international recruitment to our three campuses in Sunderland, London and Hong Kong including Transnational Education (TNE), Study Abroad and Independent Distance Learning. 

You will play a key role in assisting the International Office Support team in the successful delivery of a comprehensive range of administration services to support the University’s International objectives.

What you can bring 

In a competitive and changing environment we welcome new ideas and a flexible approach with the emphasis on team working and partner/student relationships.

The successful candidate will be pro-active, process driven and always striving for continuous improvement. You will have excellent organisational skills and strong attention to detail.

What we can offer you 

The University of Sunderland is not just a place of academic excellence, but also a community that embraces inclusivity and support. We value our staff and offer a rewarding package that goes beyond just salary. Joining our team comes with a host of benefits designed to enhance your work-life balance and overall well-being.

  • Enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days, with an additional 5 closure days over the Christmas break and 8 Bank Holidays. 
  • Enrol in our workplace pension scheme, ensuring your financial security for the future. 
  • Access the My Lifestyle Benefits Platform for online retailer discounts and exclusive deals on cars, bikes, and technology.
  • Save on private medical insurance, health cash plans, and get financial well-being guidance.
  • For those with young children, our on-site nursery offers exceptional care and education for children from birth to school age, operating throughout the year.
  • Get discounted CitySpace Fitness memberships for an active lifestyle.

Equality, diversity & inclusion 

We strongly believe that an inclusive university, where a diverse range of individuals feel valued and have equal opportunity to get into work and reach their potential, is good for our staff, students, university, and society.

We believe inclusivity is an essential value at the heart of what we do, and we want all our staff to be part of that journey with us. Our recent staff survey conducted in 2023 showed that 97% of our staff believed that we were committed to achieving an inclusive university.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 27th September 2023

Interviews/assessments are likely to take place on Friday 6th October 2023

For informal enquiries regarding the role, please contact Sian Kennedy, International Business Support Officer at: 

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The University of Sunderland is ranked as a Top 50 university in the Guardian University Guide 2024. You can find out more about all of our achievements here.

The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from the following groups as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area: Women, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as well as candidates with disabilities, whether hidden or otherwise. In addition, we are ‘happy to talk flexible working’. Please watch our video below to find out more:

An Inclusive Place to Work - University of Sunderland - YouTube

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