Widening Participation Outreach Assistant Ref 2140

Post Title: Widening Participation Outreach Assistant
School/department: Widening Participation, SRAID  
Hours: Full-time. Requests for flexible working options up to 36.5 hours will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term until 11 August 2021
Reference: 2140 
Salary: starting at £21,814 to £25,217 per annum
Placed on: 05 September 2019
Closing date: 20 September 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 07 October 2019
Expected start date: early November or asap


Job description

The Student Recruitment, Admissions and International Development, University of Sussex is seeking an enthusiastic team player to join the Widening Participation Outreach Programme; an exciting opportunity to be involved in working with our network of partner schools and colleges, collaborative partners, and academic colleagues.

The main duties of this post covers all aspect of the Widening Participation Team and will include;

  • delivering presentations and workshops to students, parents and teachers in an outreach capacity
  • supporting other areas of outreach including data input and ambassador training
  • support for bespoke projects and provide administrative support as required
  • the post holder will also support the delivery of extended projects and events including the residential summer schools.

The successful candidate should be highly motivated and be able to work well both in a team environment and independently. S/he should possess excellent IT, organisation and communication skills, and be able to deliver engaging and interesting presentations to a range of audiences.

Please note that this post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page

Download job description and person specification Ref 2140 [PDF 145.21KB]


How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]


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