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Graduate Outreach Assistant

UK Student Recruitment

Location:  Avery Hill campus
Salary:  £20,675 to £23,067 plus £4800 London weighting
Contract Type:  Fixed Term - Fixed term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Monday 21 September 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  2434-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 three fixed-term Graduate Outreach Assistants. These roles sit 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 candidates 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 enthusiastic advocates for the benefits of higher education and for the University of Greenwich.

Post holders 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 holders 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 candidates will be required to work open days and undertake travel in the UK, working flexibly including evenings and occasional weekends. 

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team at HR-Recruitment@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. 


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