Greater Manchester Higher Student Ambassador 2017/18


Ad-hoc (on request)
Smart Casual




Student Ambassadors are involved in a wide range of student focused initiatives aimed at maximising student recruitment and promoting the transition to Higher Education for young people currently in the UK education system.
Student Ambassadors are representatives of the University and as such, they are required to act as role models for learners engaged in widening participation activities.
- To deal with a range of enquiries from visitors and to share knowledge of the University of Salford; it’s courses, campus and student life

- To give guided tours of the campus, facilities and accommodation sites to prospective students and their families and to school/college groups

- To participate in a range of promotional events and to assist the organiser with set-up and break-down where required

- To develop a personal ‘Student Life’ presentation and deliver it to a range of audiences, on and off campus

- To work with groups of learners to deliver a range of Widening Participation activities and to act as a positive role model throughout

- To engage with and motivate learners; treating them with respect, imparting knowledge and raising aspirations to HE

- To undertake a range of training activities to increase knowledge and for personal development

- To work in a way that demonstrates a commitment to equal opportunities and to promoting non-discriminatory practices in all aspects of the role in accordance with University policy;
- Perform any other duties appropriate to the grade as may be required by the Head of Division.

- Comply with the personal health and safety responsibilities specified in the University Health and Safety policy; and bring to the attention of managers any matters relating to the health and safety of staff, students and visitors

- Engage with the University’s commitment to put our students first and deliver services which are customer orientated, represent value for money and contribute to the financial and environmental sustainability of the University when undertaking all duties and aspects of the role.

This role detail is a guide to the work you will initially be required to undertake. It may be changed from time to time to meet changing circumstances. It does not form part of your Contract of Employment.
- Be enrolled on a programme of study at the University of Salford, or have recently graduated from the University of Salford
- The University’s history, facilities, support services and the range of courses offered
- The British education system from primary level upwards
- A passion for, and belief in, the University of Salford
- Excellent communication skills
- The ability to work as part of a team
- The ability to use initiative and to work independently
- Energy and enthusiasm; the ability to motivate a large group of people
- Good organisational and time management skills

- Experience of speaking in public
- Experience of working with young people
- The University’s Widening Participation agenda

Strong applications will demonstrate experience relevant to the essential and desirable criteria.
Across Manchester & Salford
If you have any questions about this position please email:

You will need to apply for this position by clicking the link below:
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Please note:
This role is only open to UK and EU students. EU students applying must show a good understanding of the English education system to be considered.


Candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted in the days following the application deadline. Interviews and assessment will take place on 24th October 2017 and training for successful candidates will be on the 2nd November. Please note appointment is subject to completion of training and DBS check.