Student Ambassador Coordinator

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Vacancy Type
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Full time
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Faculty/Prof Service
Corporate Marketing
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About ARU:

ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. We are ranked in the world’s top 350 HEIs in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and in the top ten mainstream universities in the country for the proportion of UK undergraduates in employment 15 months after graduating.  We have campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough with around 2,500 staff and 35,000 students from 180 countries.  With a focussed civic mission, we are committed to working with others through education, research and knowledge exchange to enhance the economic, cultural and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work and live.


About the Role:

To support delivery against our Corporate Marketing Strategy, Access and Participation Plan, and Education Action Plan, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Student Ambassador Coordinator to join the Schools and Colleges Engagement team within the Corporate Marketing Directorate.


We require a customer focused, self-motivated, and engaging individual with experience of supporting and developing students in a client focused setting. The post holder will lead and co-ordinate all aspects of the Schools & Colleges Engagement Team’s Student Ambassador (SA) Scheme, ensuring we have a diverse pool of role models for young people and potential applicants. The post will be the central point of contact for all SA enquiries internally and externally.


With a degree, or part qualified in a relevant professional qualification at degree level, or appropriate experience, you’ll demonstrate the ability to manage multiple tasks and have experience of the HE sector. Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail is essential, alongside the ability to maintain data and produce relevant reports for the team. Previous experience of devising and delivering training to students, supervision of staff, a high level of administrative support and excellent customer service skills in an external facing role is essential.


Based at either our Cambridge or Chelmsford campus, you’ll have the option of working on an agile basis with a mixture of office and home-based working. Regular travel within the Eastern Region, occasional travel between campuses, and occasional work outside of normal office hours is expected.


Interviews are planned for Tuesday 19 July 2022.


Informal enquiries can be made to Dr. Katie Groves, Outreach and Evaluation Manager, at


This appointment is subject to an enhanced level children's barred list disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information can be obtained from


Find out more about working with us.


We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.


We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

In accordance with the UK Government’s immigration points-based system, this post does not meet the characteristics of a skilled job including salary criteria to be eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route.


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Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working. 


Guidance Notes: 

For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.