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Job title: Executive Admissions
Job posted: 13 June 2018
Closing Date: 28 June 2018

The Singapore campus of James Cook University is fully owned by James Cook University Australia, which is ranked in the top 2%* of universities in the world. James Cook University Australia established its Singapore campus in 2003 as part of its expressed intent of internationalising its activities and offers a suite of university level programs at the Singapore campus covering the areas of Business, Information Technology, Psychology, Education, Accounting, Arts, Aquaculture, Environmental Science, Games Design, Tourism and Hospitality.

James Cook University offers Higher Degree by Research programs# such as Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy and pathways to a higher degree.  Additionally, the campus offers courses at the pre-university level, specifically designed to provide pathways for students who are unable to immediately meet university entrance standards.

Singapore is an interesting place to live and provides easy access to other countries in the region.  The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to expand their cultural experience, live in a fascinating and exciting city. Please visit http://www.jcu.edu.sg or http://www.jcu.edu.au for more information.

We are now seeking suitable candidates for the position of:

Executive Admissions

Contribute to the achievement of annual student enrolment targets by ensuring that all administrative processes related to the university admissions and immigration processing are completed in an accurate and timely manner.


  • Maintain up to date records on new student applications
  • Liaise with internal departments on student admission requirements
  • Administer the University’s admissions process
  • Understand the various entry requirements and course information
  • New student application processing and assessment procedure
  • Processing of ICA student pass application and student finance
  • Provide clerical support
  • Perform data entry role associated with the university admissions systems
  • Provide ad hoc duties as required including Front Desk duties

Key selection criteria

  • A basic degree or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Experience at tasks which are methodical and require high accuracy
  • Work as a team member supporting other team members especially in times of high workload
  • Ability to work in a diligent, organized, proactive and methodical manner
  • Ability to analyse and interpret information against a given set of criteria

If you have the appropriate qualifications and proven experience to deliver successfully on the above responsibilities, we invite you to send in your application in confidence to the Director, Human Resources, at the following email address: humanresources-singapore@jcu.edu.au Please state the position you are applying for in subject header. Applications should include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria for the position and an up to date CV.

We thank you for your interest and regret we are only able to notify shortlisted candidates. The University reserves the right to invite applications or, alternatively, not to make an appointment.

The Singapore campus of James Cook University (registered as James Cook University Pte Ltd in Singapore) is a wholly owned company of James Cook University Australia.

*The Academic Ranking of World Universities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2017
#The Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) program is also available