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Student Ambassador opportunities

There are a number of opportunities to work whilst you're studying, with flexible paid roles across the university. 

Being employed as a Student Ambassador means that you:

  • can work when it's convenient for you
  • have the opportunity to encourage and support current and future students, and visitors
  • will broaden your CV
  • be rewarded with excellent rates of pay
  • can use your experience as evidence for the Global Talent Programme.

Find out more about the BU Student Ambassadors achievements at the annual Awards Ceremony.

Find out more

Marketing & Communications - apply now

We are recruiting for a number of new Student Ambassadors to represent our courses where we currently have no representatives. There are two areas of work within the Marketing & Communications department. You should be a current undergraduate or prospective postgraduate student at BU, continuing your campus-based studies (including Portsmouth, Salisbury, Yeovil & Wiltshire placement localities) with us in 2018.

Student Recruitment Ambassador

You could be supporting the team with:

  • Open Days – giving campus tours, representing your course, department or faculty, giving information and support to our visitors, helping set-up for these large events
  • Campus Tours – supporting a variety of events for a range of audiences; students, visitors, VIPs and more
  • Representing BU – attending events on behalf of BU, including UCAS conventions, school & college HE fairs
  • Sharing your experience – online and in-person, through blogs, vlogs, presentations, talks and Q&A sessions
  • Supporting a range of other BU and supported events and marketing activity

Schools Liaison Ambassador

You could be supporting the team with:

  • Inspiring young people – from ages 10 – 19, to consider the benefits of Higher Education and think about their future
  • Campus Tours – supporting a variety of events for a range of audiences; students, visitors, VIPs and more

  • Representing BU – attending events on behalf of BU, including UCAS conventions, school & college HE fairs

  • Supporting a range of other BU and supported events and marketing activity

How to apply

As part of your application you have the option to submit a short video or a longer written statement explaining ‘why you chose your course, why you love it and why you would make a good student ambassador. We’re not shortlisting you based on the quality of your video/filming, but we're interest what you have to say. 

AskBU Student Advice Assistants - applications closed

We are recruiting for 6 full-time assistants to join the AskBU Students Service and help with enquiries from new and current students during the fast-paced, peak period of our service from July to October 2018.
The roles are open to all current students due to finish their studies this academic year.  

If successful, you’ll gain valuable experience of working in a frontline service environment, dealing with key enquiries from new and returning students and other stakeholders. You’ll need excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to remain calm under pressure, and be a quick learner. You’ll also need an understanding of confidentiality and data protection issues and be able to demonstrate tact and diplomacy when dealing with challenging enquiries.

Applications are now closed.

IT Services Audio Visual Room Check Assistants - applications closed

BU's IT Services department are looking to recruit part-time Audio Visual Room Check Assistants to provide support at both Talbot and Lansdowne campuses throughout the academic year. You will have good time management and communication skills plus customer service experience.

Main responsibilities
• Carry out daily preventative rooms checks as scheduled, ensuring all equipment functions correctly in accordance with the room check procedure
• Ensure that all faults are reported in the correct way and in a timely manner, providing a quick response to reporting high priority issues
• Assist with first line fault repairs
• Attend training when required to acquire/update/consolidate knowledge of IT services
• Act professionally as an advocate of IT Services
• Any other relevant duties as specified by the IT Service Desk Supervisor or their representative.

Applications are now closed.

Library & Learning Support - applications closed

Would you like to develop your customer service and problem solving skills? Would you like to work in a rewarding environment that will allow you to help a wide range of users? We are looking to recruit 10 friendly and confident Student Assistants to be part of the library’s Student Assistant team.

You must be a current student at BU with knowledge of the services offered by the University library and able to work on your own initiative.

This role entails working 4-6 hours per week in the library at Talbot Campus. You will help users in a variety of areas, including printing and IT, using the self-service machines and finding resources. A willingness to learn and being proactive is very important in this role.

Applications are now closed

Read the job description & person specification (pdf 86kb)

If you have any questions please email librarystudentjobs@bournemouth.ac.uk.