Medical Admissions Officer (Maternity Cover) – AD2329MXMR
School of Medicine
Vacancy Description
School of Medicine, Salary: £34,304 - £40,927 per annum, pro rata, Fxed Term: 8 months, Start: July 2022

The School of Medicine is looking to recruit a Medical Admissions Officer. This post will involve managing the Medical Admissions Team (a team of 3) to recruit and admit applicants to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the School of Medicine. This will include consideration of policies and agreements relating to regulated number management and widening participation. The post holder will also manage the allocation of students on the BSc (Hons) Medicine programme to six partner medical schools.  


Liaising with the Director of Medical Admissions and fully engaged with the central University Admissions service the role holder will be based in the School of Medicine. The role holder will liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders and sit on a number of cross-institutional and national working groups.  


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate significant experience of university admissions systems and working to complex targets.  


This is a full-time position on a fixed term contract of 8 months to cover a period of maternity leave.  


Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Pamela Dobson, email:  


Applications are particularly welcome from people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.    


Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience.  We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network.  Full details available online:


In accordance with the new immigration rules, it is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  The University encourages all interested candidates to apply regardless of nationality and all applications received are assessed against the essential and desirable criteria listed in the further particulars.  The successful candidate will have to demonstrate their right to work in the UK prior to commencing employment and where required, obtain the right to work in the UK without relying on University sponsorship.  Information on other visa options is available at or by contacting our HR Immigration Team on


Interviews will be held on 10 June 2022


Please quote ref: AD2329MXMR


Closing Date: 26 May 2022


Further Particulars: AD2329MXMR FPs.doc


School of Medicine
Salary: £34,304 - £40,927 per annum, pro rata
Fxed Term: 8 months
Start: July 2022