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University of Birmingham Guild of Students

https://www.guildofstudents.com

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The University of Birmingham Guild of Students is a charity and the students’ union for more than 36,000 students. We represent our members to the University and other organisations on the issues that matter to students most. We also exist to help students develop skills outside of study, have fun, meet people and make sure their time at Birmingham is special.

Summary

This role is part of the Student Voice and Representation department working collectively with colleagues delivering the Guild’s advice, advocacy and welfare, democracy and representation, policy and campaigns work within the Community & Representation Directorate.
The Senior Representation Coordinator role is to supervise, develop and support staff to deliver the Student Voice and Representation departmental plan, in particular working with the Student Voice Manager to ensure that our academic Student Representation System is engaging and inclusive for all students.  Acting as a role model for the required standard of values, behaviour and performance, we expect Senior Coordinators to help to create an inclusive and engaging environment for all.
  • We are looking for candidates who have experience of developing and evaluating services or activities and demonstrating impact to numerous stakeholders, a working knowledge of higher education, student engagement and the issues affecting students today along with the ability to work effectively within a democratic structure.

Job Description

The Senior Representation Coordinator role is to supervise, develop and support staff to deliver the Student Voice and Representation departmental plan. Acting as a role model for the required standard of values, behaviour and performance, we expect Senior Coordinators to help to create an inclusive and engaging environment for all.

The role is required:

·       To supervise the Guild’s activity supporting students to participate in the Student Representation System.

·       To maximize the student voice at the University of Birmingham and to build strong partnerships with relevant Guild and University staff.

Success in the role will require a highly student and customer focused approach together with an emphasis on teamwork. The role involves collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, acting as a positive ambassador for the Guild and facilitating under-represented groups to find a comfortable place here.

Supporting a culture of ambitious targets and the evaluation and promoting a positive team spirit are also key. Senior Coordinators are expected to act as role models for the Guild’s competency framework, which should be read in conjunction with this job description.

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University of Birmingham Guild of Students

https://www.guildofstudents.com

About

The University of Birmingham Guild of Students is a charity and the students’ union for more than 36,000 students. We represent our members to the University and other organisations on the issues that matter to students most. We also exist to help students develop skills outside of study, have fun, meet people and make sure their time at Birmingham is special.

Ref. Uni1674219840
  • Location

    Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
  • Type

    Full Time
  • Salary

    £29,376
  • Closes

    30 Jan
  • Experience

    Experienced

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