UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH

Outreach Assistant

Location
Avery Hill, United Kingdom
Salary
£20,675 to £23,067 plus £4872 London weighting per annum
Posted
24 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
07 Oct 2021
Ref
2765-E-E
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

UK Student Recruitment

Location: Avery Hill campus
Salary: £20,675 to £23,067 plus £4872 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term - for 24 months
Closing Date: Thursday 07 October 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 2765-E-E

The University of Greenwich has a growing reputation. One of the largest universities in the capital by student numbers, we are widely recognised for the quality of our learning and teaching, research that is internationally recognised and experiences our students enjoy. We are an international student community of people from 176 countries and a leader in transnational education.

The Education Support Unit, based within UK Student Recruitment, is seeking to appoint a fixed-term Outreach Assistant. This role sits within a busy and dynamic team of widening participation and student recruitment specialists who develop and deliver university progression support to diverse audiences of prospective students across target schools, colleges and community groups. This is an excellent opportunity for an early career professional to join the team at a time when we are implementing an enhanced outreach offer and utilising digital technologies to support and engage prospective students in new ways. There will also be the opportunity to spend time with other teams within the Department to develop broader knowledge, understanding and experience of student recruitment and support business needs throughout the UCAS cycle.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level and have enjoyed positive higher education experiences, having made an active and substantial contribution to university life. You will be an enthusiastic advocate for the benefits of higher education.

Post holder should possess good knowledge of UCAS, have strong written and verbal communication skills and be highly organised. As the first point of contact for schools, colleges and other partners, excellent customer service skills are essential to develop and maintain links with key stakeholders. Post holder will be required to deliver face-to-face and digital outreach activities to schools, colleges and community groups including presentations, academic and transition skills workshops and subject-specific projects, making all necessary arrangements to attend events.

The successful candidate will be required to work open days and undertake travel in the UK, working flexibly including evenings and occasional weekends. The post holder would be expected to work from our Avery Hill Campus, and other campuses as required, including physical delivery of events in schools and colleges in London and the Southeast.

For any informal enquiries please contact Amie Greensted a.greensted@gre.ac.uk 

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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