0794-23 – Pathways Assistant
Aston University
Birmingham, United Kingdom, Europe

The successful applicant will also contribute to the development and delivery of a number of outreach initiatives as outlined in our Access and Participation Plan (APP), aimed at helping underrepresented groups access and succeed in Higher Education. These initiatives include in-school talks to students and parents, mentoring programmes, summer schools, campus visits and sustained programmes. You will also support the department’s recruitment targets by delivering taster sessions and 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. The successful post holder will report to the Outreach Manager, whom they will support and deputise when required, as well as being a proactive member of the wider Student Recruitment and Outreach team. The role will involve extensive UK travel and therefore a driving licence is required. Occasional evening and weekend work is also a requirement of the role.