University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Clearing, Welcome and Campus Ambassador

Clearing, Welcome and Campus Ambassador UK Student Recruitment Location: Greenwich Campus

Salary: £13.32 per hour Part Time Hours: N/A Contract Type: Fixed Term Release Date: Monday 06 May 2024 Closing Date: Friday 17 May 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: JS1186

The Clearing Ambassador offers the opportunity to work in our Student Recruitment and Student Services setting for the University of Greenwich. Those employed will assist the Recruitment Team staff predominantly in their summer recruitment activities which includes completing application forms for university admission. Core activities undertaken by ambassadors will include providing support and guidance to university enquirers, applicants, academics and new students who are using the UCAS Clearing or International Application process to enter Higher Education. To ensure the success of our Clearing operation, several communication channels are used. Our appointed ambassadors are likely to be telephone operators with opportunities to explore our other channels such as LiveChat, Emails and participating at digital or face to face events.

As well as Clearing, you also can take part in other aspects of the student journey such as enrolment and registration. This is a unique role which will enable you to gain skills and opportunities to work with key teams who deliver this service on an annual basis.

Interviews will take place the week commencing 27th May across 4 days (28/05, 29/05, 30/05 and 31/05). This will be held online, and you will be sent your interview slot closer to the day.

If appointed, mandatory training will be held on Thursday 01 and Friday 02 August 2024. YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE ON THESE DATES. This will be held on campus.

Following this, from week commencing Monday 05 August 2024 shifts will be allocated based on enquiry demand. You will receive a rota confirming your shifts. The key dates for this role are 15 August (A Level Results Day) 16 August and 22 August (GCSE Results Day). Hours may vary during this week I.e., 8am start/late finish.TA1 SA2

For an informal discussion about the post please contact the UK Student Recruitment team at [email protected]

Should you have any queries please contact the Jobshop Team on [email protected]

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

Please note under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, international students with a Tier 4 (General Student) visa are restricted to undertaking no more than 20-hours per week. Additionally, students on an accredited sandwich placement as part of their programme of study may not undertake more than 10-hours per week through the Jobshop, to remain within the Working Time Directive maximum of 48 hours per week on average.

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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Job details

Title

Clearing, Welcome and Campus Ambassador

Employer

University of Greenwich

Location

United Kingdom

Published

May 07, 2024

Application deadline

May 17, 2024

Job type

Administration/Managerment

Field

Social Science

About the employer

The University of Greenwich was established in 1890 at Woolwich Polytechnic and received its first CGLI certificate in 1892. In 1992, the institution gained the status of a university and was renamed as the University of Greenwich. Over the years, the university has made its place among the top academic institutions in the world. It has gained the accreditations of many prestigious organizations like CIPD, APS, and AMBA.

Notably, the University of Greenwich has three campuses. Two of these campuses, Avery Hill Campus and Greenwich Campus, are located in London while the third campus, Medway Campus, is located in Kent, England. The Greenwich campus is the university's home campus and has the Stock well Street Building that houses TV and film studios, a library, and high-tech editing suites. Also, the social and teaching spaces of the campus are located in the £25-million Dreadnought Building. The Avery Hill campus has excellent sports and teaching facilities with four clinical skills labs, two weather-proof sports pitches, a sports hall, a huge lecture theatre, and a gym. The Medway campus has many study facilities like an 8,000-m2 lab, the Drill Hall Library, residential facilities, and a student hub.

The university offers many undergraduate- and postgraduate-level programmes in various fields like accounting, finance, architecture, science, business, management, engineering, arts, English, social science, history, law, marketing, nursing, pharmacy, and psychology. And, the university offers these courses through its Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities, Faculty of Business School, Faculty of Education and Health, and Faculty of Engineering and Science. The university has alliances with many regional and international academic institutions to provide students with facilities like student exchange and study abroad programmes. Further, the university's industrial placement scheme is available to help students get suitable jobs.

The University of Greenwich has over 225,000 alumni across the globe. Amongst the names of notable alumni include Charles K. Kao, a well-known physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for pioneering the use of fiber optics in telecommunications. Malorie Blackman is the author of some famous novels like Hacker, A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E, Pig-Heart Boy, Tell Me No Lies and Dead Gorgeous. Jamie Adenuga (Jme) is a popular record producer and co-founder of Boy Better Know. Abiy Ahmed is the third Prime Minister of Ethiopia. Dave Rowntree is the drummer in the rock band, Blur. He is also an English animator, solicitor, and politician.

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