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Admissions Officer


Department: Degree Programmes & Curriculum
Location: Asia Campus
Status: Non Manager
Contract: Permanent - Full Time
Contact: Talent Acquisition Specialist at [email protected]

Posted on: 25 September 2020
Deadline: 16 October 2020

Job Description

Admissions Officer, Degree Programmes

Full-time – Permanent – Singapore

Please note we are only accepting internal candidates currently for this role

As “The Business School for the World”, INSEAD brings together people, cultures and ideas from around the world to change lives and transform organizations. The school’s success is founded on an entrepreneurial culture and a commitment to innovation in management education: INSEAD was the first international business school, introduced the first one-year MBA, pioneered company specific executive education, and has developed a unique fully integrated multi-continent campus structure. We are renowned for our MBA, GEMBA, EMFIN and TIEMBA programmes as well as our new Masters in Management programme.

With the school’s ever growing expansion to meet the needs of the world’s education needs, the Degree Programmes Department is currently looking to fill the role of Admissions Officer to be based in our Asia campus at One-North, Singapore. This is a permanent and full-time position. This Officer would be responsible for handling applications for our MBA and MiM programmes.

The Admissions Officer plays an important role in the applicant’s journey by managing the relationship between candidates and the Admissions Office. Essentially, the Admissions Officer establishes an advisory position with all applicants from the time they apply, to their arrival on campus for registration. The job holder will ensure the effective, accurate and timely processing of candidates’ applications as well as provide friendly, efficient and high quality guidance and service to all candidates. With excellent customer service and follow-up, the Admissions Officer is a key role is maintaining our candidate retention rate.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Building candidate relationships as the first (and main) point of contact throughout the admissions process specifically supporting MBA and MiM applicants
  • Ensuring the collection of quality candidate data
  • Collaborating across the Degree Programmes Admission Team to contribute to delivering an outstanding quality of experience to candidates, before and throughout the process
  • Validating admission tests and language qualifications and any other requirements that are needed
  • Contributing to the team’s retention efforts

To succeed in the role you will need the following skill set:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a degree related discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in an administrative or operational role in an international environment. Candidates with experience in international sales or events may also be suitable for this position as it will require a high level of customer service.
  • Strong sense of service and customer orientation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English (oral, written, listening)
  • Good team-playing skills and cross-cultural understanding
  • Strong organisational and multi-tasking skills with ability to adapt and be flexible
  • Resourceful across teams and able to take initiatives in solving problems
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Discrete and respectful of confidentiality

If you are an internal member of INSEAD staff interested in applying, please write to the Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected]


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