£8.79 per hour plus £1.06 holiday pay
25 Oct 2019

Role & Department Overview

Join the Maths & Stats Student Ambassador team to support recruitment and outreach events for 2018/19. 
Location: Mainly on Campus with a few opportunities to visit schools


These positions are only open to Maths & Stats undergraduate major and combined students, or postgraduate students who have previously studied an undergraduate degree with us.

For further information, please contact Georgia Dickinson via email: g.dickinson2@lancaster.ac.uk
Predicted Start Date: 28th October 2019

Job Description

  • Representing your department at undergraduate recruitment & outreach events including Open Days and Applicant Visit Days (AVDs)
  • Promoting the ethos, opportunities and services of the department, enhancing reputation and sharing your positive experiences of Higher Education/Student Life at Lancaster.
  • Providing a friendly and approachable welcome to prospective students/supporters/teachers
  • Giving tours of the Maths & Stats building and facilities, with the confidence to talk about the broad spectrum of Maths & Stats disciplines
  • Assisting with the set-up and organisation of recruitment & outreach events
  • The opportunity to deliver student life presentations on campus and in schools and take part in student Q&A sessions (subject to further training)
  • Providing administrative support for staff where required

Person Specification

  • Current Lancaster student (essential)
  • Good knowledge of Lancaster University campus
  • Enthusiasm for life at Lancaster with excellent communication skills
  • To work effectively as part of a team and also at times individually
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and work to defined schedules
  • A friendly approach to dealing with large groups of prospective students / parents / teachers
  • Flexible approach to work

Working in this role will help to develop the following skills and experience:

  • Flexibility
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organisation
  • Planning
  • Self-Motivation

You are required to submit a cover letter to support your application. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.


Under the terms of this work, we endeavour to provide the advertised number of hours however, hours are not guaranteed and that work may cease if there is a fall in demand. 


Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once wehave received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Help and advice on making applications can be found on the Lancaster University Careers pages. Visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/careers.