Read this if you are looking for an amazing part-time job opportunity

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NB: Before applying you are expected to have experienced the Applications Advice service as a client and/or observed a session – your experience will form part of the interview.  Contact

What’s the job?

The University of Manchester Careers Service is looking to recruit a number of Applications Advisers for Academic Year 2015-16, working as part of a busy careers team to provide 1-1 advice to students and graduates on their job application techniques.

After training, you will provide applications advice to students and graduates during one-to-one appointments.  This includes content and format of their CV, cover letters, application forms, LinkedIn and personal statements for further study.

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Yes (and paid!) – see the full job advert for more details.

What are the hours?

Hours will vary according to levels of demand from students. Applications Advisers work half days: 9.15-12.45 & 1-4.30 or full days 9.15-4.30 (with half hour lunch break).  The ability to work flexibly is essential. This role is part-time, initially for the first semester with the possibility of extending into the second semester.

What does the job pay?

The rate of pay will be £9.11 per hour.

Who are you looking for?

The post would be particularly appropriate for a postgraduate student or someone who is similarly familiar with the undergraduate career search experience. This position is likely to appeal to someone with an interest in developing a career in human resources, recruitment or advice and guidance. Prior recruitment experience would be an advantage.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • The ability to manage your time and  client expectations
  • A clear understanding of, and the ability to identify with, the undergraduate job search experience
  • A strong commitment to excellent customer service
  • High standard of written and spoken communication skills; including listening skills, the ability to relate to the student and show understanding, persuasion and good written presentation
  • The ability to deal effectively with people, requiring tact, courtesy, empathy and patience
  • An excellent command of the English language

How do find I out more and apply?

Applications Advisers Vacancy Advert 2015 (PDF)

For further details/informal enquiries contact:  Sarah Mallen or Dominic Laing on 0161 275 2828

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