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Bath Spa University Students’ Union

https://www.bathspasu.co.uk/

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Bath Spa University Students' Union is based in the picturesque UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath. The University has around 8000 students and focuses on creativity, enterprise and education. Although relatively small, the Union is ambitious, with its BIG Plan driving its strategic ambitions to 2020. It is a very active Union, with around 10% students volunteering in roles within the Union. Central to our ambitions is a commitment to equality. The Union is proud to be accredited as a Leader in Diversity by the National Centre for Diversity, named in its Top 100 organisations in the UK in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and to be named as Students' Union of the Year 2017 and 2018.

Summary

We are looking for an exceptional, inspiring individual to help lead our team in to the future as part of a major staffing review. The role will work alongside our Chief Executive as part of our Senior Leadership Team, helping to lead the organisation through this period of transformation, ensuring we make a positive impact to the experience of current students and shaping our future strategy.

Job Description

The successful candidate will be joining the organisation at an important and challenging time. We need someone who will relish shaping our future and driving change. You will understand the importance of delivering and demonstrating our impact to a constantly changing and diverse membership.

You will be a skilled communicator, capable of building strong internal and external partnerships.

You will be a self-starter, capable of turning strategic ambition in to reality. You must be able to make well informed decisions which combine the practical with creativity and innovation in pursuit of excellence.

You will need to be a supportive, flexible leader who can lead a team of professional staff, student staff and representatives to create a collaborative, learning culture that is committed to continuous improvement, challenging the status quo and driving forward change.

Alongside the Chief Executive, and wider Senior Leadership Team, you will play a significant role in the future development of Bath Spa SU by providing high-quality strategic advice to the Board of Trustees and leading on relevant strategic themes and values.

 

Primary Areas of accountability

The Head of Membership Engagement and Deputy CEO will lead the development of a multi-dimensional, cross organisation approach to membership engagement, ensuring students are supported to achieve their potential whilst studying at the University. The postholder will be responsible for leading the Union’s Advice Service, academic and student representation, activities and opportunities, communications and marketing functions, responsible for their strategic development and performance. As the Deputy CEO, the post holder will represent the Union internally and externally.
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Bath Spa University Students’ Union

https://www.bathspasu.co.uk/

About

Bath Spa University Students' Union is based in the picturesque UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath. The University has around 8000 students and focuses on creativity, enterprise and education. Although relatively small, the Union is ambitious, with its BIG Plan driving its strategic ambitions to 2020. It is a very active Union, with around 10% students volunteering in roles within the Union. Central to our ambitions is a commitment to equality. The Union is proud to be accredited as a Leader in Diversity by the National Centre for Diversity, named in its Top 100 organisations in the UK in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and to be named as Students' Union of the Year 2017 and 2018.

Ref. Bat1546962831
  • Location

    Bath, UK
  • Type

    Full Time
  • Salary

    £33,199 - £37,345
  • Closes

    11 Feb
  • Experience

    Senior

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