International Advice and Compliance Officer

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Sighthill Campus
£28,021 to £30,013 per annum
24 Jun 2022
10 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Main Location:          Sighthill Campus

Hours:                         Full time 35 hours per week

(Appointment is usually made at first point of the scale.  Role is subject to the application of a national process of Job Evaluation)

Edinburgh College is seeking an International Advice and Compliance Officer to offer specialist advice and support to international students on immigration, course progression and welfare issues. Reporting to the International Business Manager, you will advise college management on matters relating to visa compliance, immigration regulations and the college’s Student Sponsor status.

The successful candidate will be educated to SCQF Level 8 (e.g., HND level qualification). You should have recent experience of working with international students / non-native speakers in a frontline support environment, and experience of working in immigration advice and/or compliance.

You will have an understanding of general UK immigration rules and policy and, ideally, you will have an understanding of current student visa regulations, including study visa routes. Strong communication skills, cultural awareness and IT skills are essential.

The successful candidate will be based at our Sighthill Campus but may be required to work at any Edinburgh College campus.

Applications are actively encouraged from under-represented groups, including those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups.

Applications from Armed Forces Veterans will be given priority for interview selection, subject to them meeting essential criteria for the job role. 

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

Closing Date: Sunday 10 July 2022 (midnight)

Anticipated Selection Process: Interview

Please apply via the link