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Admissions Officer

Closing date: 9am Monday 25 June 2018

Interview date: Tuesday 10 July 2018

Salary: £32,754 - £36,366 per annum

Job ref no: 113-18

This role is offered on a full time (1FTE) basis on a permanent contract and is available immediately.

Founded in 1882, the Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world-leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. Our 900 undergraduate and postgraduate students, from over 60 countries, are taught in a dynamic environment, and leave the RCM to become the outstanding performers, conductors and composers of the future. The RCM was named top institution for performing arts in the UK and Europe and second in the world in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.

The RCM’s Admissions Team takes pride in providing a high quality, efficient and welcoming service to prospective students.  As the first point of contact for the majority of applicants, the Admissions Officer plays a key role in the RCM’s recruitment activities. The Admissions Officer is responsible for administering the day to day running of the RCM’s admissions service, has responsibility for the planning and operational management of the annual UK auditions and assists in the administration of overseas auditions. Additionally, the Admissions Officer is responsible for the compilation of the RCM’s professorial teaching allocations for new and returning students each year.

We are looking for candidates with the following attributes:

  • You should be an experienced higher education administrator, with knowledge of UCAS admissions processes.
  • You should have excellent organisational skills, be able to manage a varied workload efficiently and deal with operational issues independently.
  • You should be experienced in providing a high standard of customer service, with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • You should have a practical knowledge of music, preferably of a classical nature
  • You should have strong IT skills, ideally with advanced use of Excel

To apply:

Please complete our 1) Application Form and 2) Equal Opportunities Form (available to download further down this page) and submit in PDF or Word format before the closing deadline for the post. 

Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

CVs without an application form will not be accepted.

For full details of this position please read the Job Description and Further Particulars documents:

Job Description

Further Particulars


Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Completed forms should be returned by post or email to Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant:

Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS


020 7591 4784

If you are applying by email, please state clearly in the subject line the title of the post for which you are applying.

The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

If you need to receive this documentation in a different format due to a disability, please contact Isabella Enstrom to discuss your requirements.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary.


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