Student Union Coordinator (ARU London)

Job Category Administrative Salary From £25,105.09 Salary To £25,105.09 Location London Faculty/Prof Service Student Union Closing Date 02/08/2021 Ref No 949 Documents

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    Students’ Union Coordinator

    35 hours per week (flexibility required)

    £25,150.09 including location allowance

    Based at ARU London, East India Quay campus

    We are looking to recruit a Coordinator to join our team, based at the ARU London campus in East India Quay, with one day per week on the Farringdon campus. In this role, you will actively engage students in the democratic and representative functions of the Students’ Union and coordinate the election, training and ongoing support of student representatives including the Vice President (ARU London). In addition, you will provide support and assistance to students in setting up and joining a range of student-led activities.

    What you will be doing

  • You will be the Union’s first point of contact for ARU London students, providing a friendly, effective and efficient service and ensuring all interactions provide the highest levels of customer service possible
  • Administering and supporting the organisation of the elections processes for all representative positions as required on the ARU London campuses
  • Advising the Students’ Union on relevant trends and areas of activity within your area of responsibility, to support the production of an annual SU impact report
  • Providing comprehensive support to the Vice President (ARU London) to plan individual and organisation-wide campaigning priorities, through the development of project plans
  • Creating and supporting sustainable, targeted student-led groups on the ARU London Campuses; based on student feedback
  • Actively contributing to the organisation and delivery of large scale events on the London Campuses, such as Welcome Week
  • What we’re looking for

  • Sound experience working within democratic, representative or administrative structures in an education setting
  • Knowledge of issues affecting students in higher education
  • Experience delivering training workshops in relevant skills
  • Ability to build relationships with a diverse range of personnel
  • Experience of coordinating events
  • Skills that will help you

  • Patience, enthusiasm, ability to motivate others
  • Ability to work with others; sharing goals and updates and providing hand over materials.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Time management and prioritising skills
  • Commitment to working in a democratic environment
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work and working hours
  • Where will you be working

    This role is cross-campus; you will be based at the East India Quay campus, but will also work one day per week at the Farringdon campus.

    Why work for us?

  • We offer generous holiday entitlement (starting at 38 days per year, including Christmas closure and bank holidays)
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Health cash plan on completion of probationary period
  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities
  • Discount schemes
  • About Anglia Ruskin Students’ Union (ARUSU)

    ARUSU represents approximately 20,000 students at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) across campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Peterborough and London. In addition, we provide a range of services; academic and welfare advice, support to students running societies and volunteering opportunities in and around the campuses. Whilst we play an important student representative role that sometimes sees us challenge the University, we work closely with them and support areas of delivery within their strategy.

    Click the link to submit your video application: Apply to be our next SU Coordinator

    The closing date for this positions is: Monday 2nd August 2021

    Interview date: Monday 16th August 2021

    Link to apply: https://start.myinterview.com/aru-students-union/su-coordinator-aru-london

    Current ARU students should not apply for this position

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