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Outreach Officer

Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £27,929 to £34,314 per annum
Grade:  Grade 07
Contract Type:  Permanent
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 02 April 2023
Interview Date:  Monday 24 April 2023
Reference:  0193-23
Release Date:  Sunday 12 March 2023

Aston University is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and ambitious Outreach Officer to join their Student Recruitment and Outreach team.

As an Outreach Officer, the successful applicant will contribute to the development and delivery of a number of outreach initiatives aimed at helping underrepresented groups access and succeed in Higher Education. These initiatives include in-school talks, campus visits and sustained programs. Alongside this, they will contribute to the department’s recruitment targets by attending Open Days, UCAS fairs and HE fairs.

In order to succeed in this broad and varied role, the successful applicant must be a confident and engaging public speaker with excellent interpersonal skills. They must also have strong organisational skills with the ability to effectively prioritise their own workload to meet multiple deadlines and balance a busy working schedule.

Applicants will be educated to degree level or equivalent. A satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure is also required.

The role will involve extensive UK travel and therefore a driving licence would be desirable.

We will close the post early when 50 applications have been received so we encourage applicants to submit their application as early as possible.

Please note that anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered. Please note that only answers that fall within the application form questions will be assessed.

Further details:    Job Details     University Information    
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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

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