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Visa Compliance Credibility Officer

PVC Students

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £35,333 to £42,155 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Permanent
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Wednesday 08 February 2023
Interview Date:  Friday 24 February 2023
Reference:  0008-23
Release Date:  Monday 23 January 2023

Aston University was the Guardian University of the Year 2020, and Times Higher Education’s Entrepreneurial University of the Year in 2021; we are ranked 2nd in the UK for improving social mobility and adding significant value to the employability of our graduates. 

In order to maintain our University Student Sponsor Licence, the Visa Compliance Team are looking to recruit an additional member of staff with a specific focus on the Credibility Process. The post will be a full member of the Visa Compliance team and will take on all the tasks and responsibilities of a Visa Compliance Officer, but will have focus on the credibility policies and procedures in line with UKVI requirements. (This will include the assessment of documentation, eligibility for fees and the assessment of recorded credibility interviews in addition to carrying out virtual face to face credibility interviews)

The role will work closely with staff in Admissions, International Recruitment, Immigration Advisers and ONCampus Aston to ensure that we are minimising our risk and adapt to any market changes as appropriate.  

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you should have relevant recent experience of working in a Compliance Advisor role and providing policy advice.  You will have excellent written communication skills, organisational skills and ability to interpret information from a variety of technical and legislative sources to provide clear and accurate advice. 

The successful candidate would be required to have clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University's commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment.  Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate's name and address, will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel.  CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

Satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role.

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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

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