The purpose of the role is to ensure that all Law School outreach and student recruitment events, webinars and workshops together with the administrative processes of the Student Recruitment team are properly set up and maintained, to support generally the national Student Recruitment team and to provide specific local administrative support to the Head of Outreach & Student Recruitment in the London office.
BPP University Law School has a reputation for excellence in professional education built on a proven ability to offer students the skills they need to succeed in a legal career. Working with over 150 law firms, BPP prides itself on being at the cutting edge of professional legal education giving students the core skills and a competitive advantage to ensure success.
The Solicitors Regulatory Authority is introducing the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) and the Bar Standards Board is proposing changes to the Bar Professional Training Course. BPP considers that it is essential that BPP is positioned to offer the SQE across all its Law School programmes and deliver a market leading BPTC.
Core Responsibilities of a Law School Student Recruitment Administrator apprentice (including but not limited to):
- Building knowledge of Law School administrative support processes.
- Providing administrative support to the national Student Recruitment team and the Head of Outreach and Student Recruitment to effectively manage the Law School’s outreach and student recruitment activities
- Assisting at Open Evenings and other events both face to face and online when required, including providing online troubleshooting advice to students in respect of their use of BPP’s events platform(s)
- Booking classrooms and arranging meetings (both face to face and online)
- Ordering and monitoring levels of merchandise and printing of marketing collateral
- Assisting with the organisation of internal meetings, including minute-taking, as well as meetings with external stakeholders such as campus ambassadors and representatives of student led on-campus societies at external universities
- Performing ad hoc office duties, such as printing, photocopying, collating, posting letters, filing, diary management of the Student recruitment team etc
- Acting as a point of contact for ad hoc queries from both staff and prospective students
- Liaison with internal departments as necessary (e.g. Marketing and Admissions)
- Building events using online platforms, such as Hopin Adobe Connect and Teams, and creating reports following such events
- Routing and managing tutor calls from prospective students to the relevant tutor and reporting the Admissions via Salesforce in respect of such calls
- Assisting the Student Recruitment managers in the staffing of Outreach & Student Recruitment events
- Other administrative support activities as and when required by the Head of Outreach & Student Recruitment to support the activities of the Student Recruitment Team and the Law School.
- Providing support and assistance at student registration events
- Providing support to the Programme Leaders and Programme Support team to deal with student surveys and queries in relation to pre-registration matters.
- Assisting the Programme Support Team and Programme Leaders to maintain accurate student records and data.
- Providing support for the set-up and running of student feedback surveys and collation and distribution support where required.
- Assisting with the set-up, running and completion of follow up actions (e.g. preparation and circulation of minutes) of Staff Student Liaison Committee Meetings.
- Assisting with assessment administration including, script organisation and allocation, arithmetical checking, script-to schedule checks, photocopying scripts for external examiners (where required).
- Assisting with the set-up of oral and skills assessments (including mocks) across all Law School programmes.
- Assisting with the set-up of online MCT assessments.
- Assisting with the processing and recording deferral of assessments and assessment extension applications, and liaising with EAO to ensure the same are properly recorded in students’ records
- Assisting with the preparation for and smooth running of External Examiner visits
- Invigilating assessments as and when required.
Qualifications Required: Minimum of 2 A Levels at grade C and 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) including English and Maths or equivalent qualifications.