08 Apr, 2021

Student Engagement Assistants

£9.11 hourly
  • Leeds University Union
  • Leeds University Union, Lifton Place, Woodhouse, Leeds, UK
Part time & Casual Administration Leeds University Union Jobs

Job Description/Duties

£9.11 per hour
Part time - 12 hours per week, term time only
Closing Date: 9am Friday 23 April 2021
Job ref: 14/21

Fixed term contract until April 2022, with a view to potentially extend until June 2022

8 x roles available

Leeds University Union is a charity that helps over 38,000 students love their time at Leeds. Located at the heart of campus, the Union is a space to meet people, make new friends and get involved.

Find out more about Leeds University Union at www.luu.org.uk or follow us on Twitter @LeedsUniUnion.


We're looking to recruit eight Student Engagement Assistants to be part of our new Academic Engagement Team, augmenting our existing work on representation, wellbeing, and careers and expanding into new areas. Above all we are looking for enthusiastic people who understand the value of developing and supporting a diverse community.

You will gain experience of developing partnerships, project management, communications including giving presentations, campus outreach, team working across the organisation, gathering and collating research, as well as report writing. These are all skills that will help your future employability in all fields.

You will need to work in collaboration with other members of LUU who are working on linked projects and you will also work in partnership with colleagues in faculty schools, the Doctoral College, the International Student Office, and other relevant campus services.

The role is particularly suitable for current students and researchers and can be undertaken alongside active study; we are happy to work with you to find a pattern of work that suits you. We are working in a positive way to increase the diversity of our staff and would particularly welcome applications from people with diverse personal characteristics and backgrounds, as well as those who can bring their understanding of the barriers to academic achievement that these characteristics might present. The successful applicant will be working in a diverse team and we therefore hope to get a diverse group of applicants.

For further details and to apply, please visit our site using the link provided. Here you will be able to download an application pack below before completing your application. Please note that your application should state how you meet the criteria listed within the person specification.

If you have any further questions please contact recruitment@luu.leeds.ac.uk

LUU highly values inclusivity and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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