UCL Career Frameworks


Student recruitment - grade 8

Example job roles: Data and Research Manager, Design and Communications Manager, Liaison and Recruitment Manager

Level:    Advanced


Activities and responsibilities likely to be required when working at this level

  • Manage the quality, processes and staff involved in production of student recruitment marketing materials
  • Set objectives in line with strategy and lead a team to deliver on objectives
  • Carry out data and market research to support and inform student recruitment and publications
  • Commission external research and source external data
  • Develop new initiatives and seek new opportunities in line with strategy
  • Coordinate recruitment activity
  • Work with senior internal and external stakeholders to deliver  departmental  marketing  strategy
  •  potential budget management.

Personal and professional development

Development options to consider when working towards this level

Learning on the job

  • General planning and evaluation
  • People management
  • Lead a project

Learning from others  

  • Shadow/ secondment project to provide experience of budget and people management
  • Specialist professionals
  • Management consultants (external).

Formal learning

  • Budget management
  • Fundamentals of management
  • Tableau/analysis dashboards

* You may wish to explore the listed formal training themes / topics on LinkedIn Learning.

Transferable skills and competencies

UCL uses the Universal Competency Framework (UCF) to discuss transferable skills. Find out more details on the framework.

Leadership and supervising 

  • Providing direction and co-ordinating action.
  • Supervising and monitoring behaviour.
  • Coaching.
  • Delegating.
  • Empowering staff.
  • Motivating others.
  • Developing staff.
  • Identifying and recruiting talent.

Relating and networking

  • Building rapport.
  • Networking.
  • Relating across levels.
  • Managing conflict.
  • Using humour.

Planning and organising

  • Setting objectives.
  • Planning.
  • Managing time.
  • Managing resources.
  • Monitoring progress.

UCL Ways of Working

These describe expected behaviours in line with UCL culture and values.  For Ways of Working indicators and steps to development please refer to the Ways of Working website

Career Pathway roles are indicative and are not intended to be a description of the role in terms of responsibilty and duties.