16 Apr, 2019

Temporary Events Assistants

£8.70 hourly
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Part time & Casual Vacation and Summer Jobs

Job Description/Duties

Various Roles available between July and 1st October.

Salary:                  £8.70ph

Closing Date:      30 April

Interviews:  8 – 17 May 2019

Do you want to be part of team that represents the University at our major Events including Graduation and Registration?


As a member of the Student Events Team you’ll work in a range of different environments assisting with the Graduation and Registration Events. 


We are seeking enthusiastic individuals with a strong customer service orientation to undertake interesting and wide-ranging duties.

You will have experience of working independently and proactively as well as working as part of a team.  You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


What does the role entail?

  • As an Events Assistant, general duties will include:
  • Being a representative of the University of Leeds;
  • Helping students find their way around the campus and the city, providing directions, help with using maps;
  • Liaising with other staff including permanent and temporary staff.
  • Working independently or as part of a team at different points during the day.

Essential Criteria

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders from diverse backgrounds, including students, University staff members and some external organisations;
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to complete tasks to agreed deadlines;
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to record information accurately using University systems (full training will be given);
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team yet also with the ability to perform tasks independently;
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with a confident, friendly and professional approach (this can include paid, voluntary or other experience);
  • Ability to deal with people who may be upset, angry or distressed and an understanding of the need to escalate problems to supervisors when appropriate;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products and have strong IT skills;


We recruit using a talent pool system which means we continually recruit for these type of roles throughout the year. Successful individuals to oversubscribed areas may remain in the talent pool.


Applicants must submit an application form.  Please email r.parker@adm.leeds.ac.uk for an application and detailed specification of the roles on offer.

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