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If you are interested in helping the University by becoming a campus assistant, please see the details below.

At a glance


Campus assistant with notetaking


Ulster University: Student Wellbeing


£24 per hour (Typing up time included in hourly rate.)

Purpose of the role

To assist students with support needs in campus orientation and accessing facilities and also provide specialist non-medical assistance.

  • Main Duties

    Main Duties

    1. To assist the student in accessing campus facilities as required. This may include opening doors, carrying bags, assistance in canteen facilities and orientation around campus.
    2. Support students in specialist tasks such as assistance during practical classes.
    3. Attend lectures, tutorials and other classes and take notes as requested.
    4. Agree the required content and format of notes with the student.
    5. Produce accurate, clear, accessible and appropriately detailed notes for students in the required format.
    6. Provide an accurate typed copy of the notes to students within an agreed time limit, not more than 3 days after the lecture.
    7. Offer clarification on any notes that are not clear to the student within an agreed time period.
    8. Ensure that electronic time-sheets are completed on a regular basis and by key dates as advised by the Register of Support Providers.
    9. Maintain confidential records, including an electronic record of all contact with students and take into consideration the safeguarding of these, whilst adhering to the requirements of Data Protection legislation in Northern Ireland.
    10. Comply with the University’s equal opportunities policy and promote equal opportunity in all aspects of the role.
    11. Comply with the University’s health and safety policies whilst on campus.
    12. Maintain an up to date knowledge of relevant legislative developments and best practice within the post-16 education sector in relation to support for disabled students.
    13. Maintain professional competence, status and memberships of professional bodies, if applicable.
  • Education and Experience

    Educational and Experience


    • Educated to degree level.
    • Application and qualification documentation


    • Previous note-taking experience in the Higher Education environment.
    • Application and qualification documentation

    Previous experience/ training


    • Experience of providing physical assistance to disabled people
    • Experience of providing support for specialist tasks such as lab assistance/note-taking.
    • Application and Interview


    • Experience in supporting students in the university/higher education environment
    • Application and Interview

    Job-related achievements


    • Good orientation skills
    • Ability to carry out specialist tasks such as the provision of assistance in practical classes or note-taking in lectures/seminars.
    • Application and Interview


    • Awareness of health and safety issues that may impact on students needing physical assistance around the campus.
    • Application and Interview

    Inter-personal skills


    • Excellent written communication skills and ability to communicate with students on a one to one basis using exceptional interpersonal skills.
    • An understanding of the responsibilities associated with maintaining confidentiality and an awareness of the requirements under data protection legislation.
    • Application and Interview

    Other factors


    • All successful candidates will be expected to complete an Access NI (Enhanced disclosure) check.


    • Flexibility over working hours.
    • Application and Interview