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Student Ambassador

Student Services - Employability

Location:  University of Greenwich Campuses and Off site
Salary:  £11.66 per hour
Part Time Hours:  variable - zero hour contract
Contract Type:  Fixed Term
Closing Date:  Sunday 06 October 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  JS466

Closing Date: 6th October 2019 or until maximum threshold of 500 applications is reached

Interview Date: Assessed Training Dates: 23rd – 25th October 2019


Please be aware that applicants will be required to attend one ‘Student Ambassador Introductory Workshop’ prior to applying (please ‘Further Information’ section below). 

The Employability and Careers Service are looking to appoint a dedicated team of Student Ambassadors to provide operational support to the university. Our Student Ambassador team play a key role in operations across all university departments/directorates. This is an excellent opportunity to develop fundamental employability skills and gain valuable experience, to help prepare you for the competitive graduate recruitment market in a uniquely varied role. 

Our Student Ambassador team are our most powerful brand advocates and act as role models for the university. They work under several key professional competencies; customer focus, team working and developing self/others, personal integrity, and analysis and decision making. We are particularly keen to receive applications from engaging professionals, who share our passion for the university, and can make a substantial contribution towards the scheme over a sustained period. 

Whilst working for our team Student Ambassadors are offered the opportunity to gain further training and develop their own specialisms. Successful candidates may gain experience of; community projects, work in schools and colleges, administration, Open Days, Campus tours, mentoring, Welcome Week, recruitment, Higher Education Fairs (in the UK and worldwide), the Care Leaver project, marketing, and faculty Tasters and clinical demonstrations. Student Ambassadors may also have the opportunity to support a disability and diversity initiative known as the *AccessAbility Project. For further information on this initiative please visit https://www.gre.ac.uk/study/support/disability/staart. 

For many Student Ambassadors, they play a key role in a young person’s educational journey, and will often serve as the first contact they have with the University. Our team play a vital role in supporting and inspiring people who are considering attending University. The team seek to empower young learners by sharing their personal experiences to reassure and motivate, and provide support to allow them to make an informed decision about taking the next steps into Higher Education. 

Student Ambassador work is offered on a flexible basis to fit around your studies, and may include evening, weekend and holiday work. Student Ambassadors are offered work primarily on campus, with some opportunities at off-site venues in London, Kent and the Home Counties. 

Further Information: 

Applicants will be required to attend one obligatory ‘Student Ambassador Introductory Workshop’ before they submit an application. Details of the workshops are available at https://infohub.gre.ac.uk/s/ecs

Shortlisted applicants will need to be available to attend an Assessed Training session between 23rd – 25th October 2019. 

Further information regarding this role can be found at www.gre.ac.uk/studentambassadors, by visiting our Welcome Fair stall or by emailing ambassadors@gre.ac.uk to speak with the team. We also recommend reviewing the ‘Student Ambassador Competency Framework’, prior to making an application.    

For advice and support with your application please contact employability@gre.ac.uk to arrange an appointment with a careers advisor. 

Should you have any queries please contact the Jobshop Team on Jobshop@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.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Please note this role is open to students of the University of Greenwich ONLY

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 


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