$19,202 - $21,414 a year

The University of Central Lancashire is looking for a passionate and committed Course Enquiries Officer to handle inbound enquiries across telephone, email and live chat. The successful candidate will work as part of a small enquiries team within the UK Student Recruitment department. They will develop excellent knowledge of the University and the prospective student and applicant journey, providing high quality customer service and support.


The UK university sector is increasingly competitive and institutions are having to innovate and differentiate themselves from the competition. UCLan is keen to develop new and innovative mechanisms to support the institution's recruitment ambition. We are therefore looking for a dedicated collaborative person to help us deliver excellence in customer service.


It is a busy team in a competitive sector and we believe this is an exciting opportunity for the right person to make a difference to people's futures and create a significant impact on UCLan's recruitment as we enter this period of great opportunity and challenge.


We are looking for an individual who possesses strong organisational and communication skills (written, verbal, face-to-face and via social media) with an ability to deal confidently with clients at all levels both internally and externally. Proven experience of working within a customer-focussed environment, delivering tailored information to a wide range of customers as well as experience of working within a Higher Education setting are essential. You will also have A Levels or equivalent qualifications.


You will need to work with a diverse range of people on a daily basis and will be able to demonstrate sensitivity and empathy to the needs of a wide range of age groups, cultures and socio economic backgrounds. You will also recognise the need for and maintain confidentiality when dealing with enquirers.


For more information, or for an informal chat about the role, please contact the Enquiries Team Leader, Rob Donnelly, 01772 895026.


Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.



Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanies by a completed application form.


School/Service: Recruitment & Partnerships Office


Hours: Full Time (36.25 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)


Basis: Indefinite


Interview Date: To be confirmed

$19,202 - $21,414 a year