AboutWe are the recognised representative body of some 18,000 students studying at London South Bank University - one of the most diverse institutions in the country. We believe that education has the power to change everything, and for students at South Bank their time studying will be one of the most transformative experiences of their lives. Helping them get on and get up, coming to university for them is all about improving their career prospects, opening doors to new opportunities and creating a better life for them and those they love.
At South Bank Students’ Union we believe that a student’s background and life circumstances should not put them at an educational disadvantage, and all students deserve a high-quality University experience and the chance to graduate equipped with the tools to succeed in life. This role would suit someone who is serious about disrupting inequality in higher education, and wants to deliver work which challenges norms and removes barriers so we can achieve this.
We are looking for an experienced manager who is able to lead a team to create work which is tailored to meet the needs of, and engages the diverse student population, ensuring that it captures the broad range of student views and needs to make sure they are at the centre of the University’s decisions which affect the student experience.
Typical days in this role might include; attending University academic boards; providing 121 support for elected officers; training the advice team on academic regulations; meeting with academic staff to feedback on student issues and managing a team of staff to delivery key strategic projects and fair and compliant democratic processes.
To find out more information about South Bank Students Union and the role, including the job description and person specification, follow this link to apply and download the recruitment pack.