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Head of Student Recruitment and International

Glasgow School of Art

Head of Student Recruitment and International

Grade 9, £66,857- £68,857


Full Time

Glasgow City Centre Campus


Glasgow School of Art, founded in 1845, provides world leading teaching and research in arts education. Glasgow School of Art specialises in a wide range of disciplines such as fine art, photography, painting, sculpture, product design, fashion design, textile design and jewellery design through its five schools: architecture, design, fine art, innovation and visualisation. Consistently featuring among the leading higher education institutes for art and design, the school also holds a high academic reputation as the largest art and design research community in Scotland.


Aspen People are delighted to be working together with Glasgow School of Art to appoint a new Head of Student Recruitment and International!


This role is responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and management of GSA’s student application journey. You will ensure application, offer and enrolment targets are met. Using analysis of GSA’s performance, discipline and market trends, you will work with colleagues to deliver an integrated, student focused approach to recruitment, providing the highest quality applicant experience to reflect GSA’s position as one of the world’s leading schools of art.


GSA is a small Higher Education Institute (HEI), and the ideal candidate will be a creative strong leader, natural collaborator and team player who can inspire and motivate their team.  Working at an operational and strategic level while holding key relationships both within the organisation and with external partners, you will be able to understand the integrated marketing and recruitment functions of GSA. It is important to be a visible presence in this role.


Are you a strong student recruitment professional who is looking for the next move where you can innovate and inspire? Do you have domestic and international student recruitment experience in the Higher Education sector?  Can you demonstrate leadership while being transformational?


For full details of the role, please refer to the job description, person specification and structure charts provided in the link below, as well as ‘useful links’ section in ‘About Us’.


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For a confidential discussion, please contact Gillian Blackadder or Katharine Price at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.


Closing date for applications: Friday 7th June 2024