AboutThe Students’ Guild is the students’ union for students at the University of Exeter's Streatham and St. Luke’s campuses. The Guild exists to represent the voice of the student body to the University and works to ensure that every student gets the most out of their time at Exeter. Every student is automatically a member of the Students' Guild and can access all the services and opportunities that it provides.
We’re looking for someone with the passion to proactively support our students to change the world, ensure our students’ diverse lived experiences and perspectives are heard and our student communities are empowered to take an active role in shaping their own experiences.
The role will form part of the Guild’s Community Representation team to enhance community organising, democratic engagement and campaigns through the development of collaborative and innovative structures and toolkits that empower students to make impactful change. You’ll also deliver the Guild’s work on liberation and equality, living our value of radical inclusivity and driving the celebration and empowerment of our diverse intersectional communities at the University of Exeter.
Role: Community Representation Coordinator
Hours: 35 hours per week (to be worked flexibly)
Salary: Grade B £23,104.91 to £26,194.60
Closing date: 8am 12th December 2022
Who are we?
The Students’ Guild is the University of Exeter’s students’ union, led by students for students. We’re an independent charity, offering a wide range of opportunities, services and support to help students get the most out of their unique journeys at university. This includes everything from social activities to making sure things are going well on their academic course. We have over 100 student groups and all of our work is led by, and in the best interest of, our members.
The Guild is a truly rewarding place to work. Our talented and passionate staff make a real difference to the lives of students every single day, working together to achieve the Guild’s purpose: to shape an excellent student experience for all students at Exeter by empowering them to take their place in the world and make a positive difference. We are looking for people who recognise that the Guild is student-led and share a genuine passion for student engagement and empowerment. If you share a commitment to our values and want to be part of a radically inclusive organisation with a seriously exciting future ahead, we can’t wait to hear from you.
What will you bring?
· You’ll have some experience in working with and developing inclusive communities.
· You’ll be comfortable working in a democratic, student-led environment with the ability to empower and build constructive relationships with elected leaders.
· You know how to effectively influence, engage, and build strong relationships with a wide range of diverse stakeholders.
We offer lots of great benefits including enhanced pay for expectant parents, at least 6-weeks’ holiday, sustainable travel incentives and a confidential employee advice service and assistance programme. We’re committed to helping you achieve a healthy balance between your work and home life through a real commitment to flexible working. We also provide access to great development, helping you to gain valuable experience in the charity sector and beyond, and ensuring that you have opportunities to grow your career at the Guild and beyond.
Inclusion is central to the Guild. We approach our work collaboratively, empower our people and celebrate our uniqueness. If you’re driven to empower others and achieve great things, you’ll fit right in. Our people are proud of who they are and value each other’s differences, and we are committed to creating a diverse community that is radically inclusive of race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience.
Dates for your Diary
· Closing Date: 8am, 12th December 2022
· Shortlisting: 13th December 2022
· Interviews: 19th December 2022