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Careers Survey Assistants

  • Location:
    North West
  • Position:
    Student Ambassador
  • Date Posted:
    10 Oct 2018
  • Advertising End Date:
    21 Oct 2018
  • Vacancy Type:
  • Reference:
Job Description

The Careers Service have a number of part-time, temporary posts for work starting 29th October until 19th November. The post-holders will be responsible for gathering and inputting data relating to Lancaster’s recent graduates.

Flexibility in working hours is essential in order to be able to contact recent graduates at home, to make best use of the facilities available in the Careers Service for inputting data etc. and to allow for the different stages of the survey.

Pay rate: £7.83 per hour plus holiday pay of 0.95p per hour.


• Contacting former students by telephone asking them a set of predefined questions regarding their employment status, primarily by telephoning during the day with some early evening work. 

• To inform recent graduates of the services offered by Careers

• To ensure that all fields on the questionnaire are completed accurately. 

• To liaise with the Quality and Information Manager regarding each day’s work

• Keeping accurate records of contacted former students

• Accurate inputting of data from questionnaires into database as directed

• Work efficiently to reach demanding targets. 

• Capacity to work flexible hours

• Any other relevant duties commensurate with the grade of the post


• Strong interpersonal skills
• An excellent telephone manner
• Confident communicator who is happy to make cold calls
• A thoughtful, methodical and systematic approach
• Accurate data inputting skills
• Eye for detail
• Capacity to work flexible hours with minimal supervision

Applications without a covering letter will not be considered. For help and advice on covering letters:

Help from Careers @ Lancaster

Advice on Cover Letters


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 we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.




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