UHI is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 12 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional university structure.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions

Salary range £75,705 per annum
Working hours35 hours per week
LocationInverness (other locations will be considered)
Closing Date11 July 2022

The Recruitment and Admissions Directorate is one of three which comprise the Students Portfolio alongside Learning and Teaching and Student Support Services. The Students portfolio is charged with ensuring that the journey from enquiry to successful completion is a smooth, enjoyable and of high quality.

As part of a restructure of the university to align to our new strategy, Daring to be Different, UHI is in the process of developing and strengthening the recruitment and Admissions team under a new post of Director of Recruitment and Admissions.

The postholder will have oversight and strategic leadership of the university’s student recruitment and admissions activity both home and overseas students ensuring that the agreed targets for these activities are met or exceeded.

UHI is a truly different university which covers nearly half the land area of Scotland from the Shetland Islands to Perthshire and Moray to Argyll. We are also a uniquely tertiary university ranging from delivery in schools through to doctoral level via a partnership of deliver partners. As a result, we are looking for an experienced individual with the capability to innovate, develop effective approaches in an institution which is Daring to be different.

Interviews will be held 20 and 21 July 2022.

If you have any queries about the application process please contact the HR Office at HR@uhi.ac.uk.