AboutThe University of Manchester Students' Union is one of the biggest Students' Unions in the country, with over 40,000 student members. Our staff team are kept pretty busy supporting (approx) : • 1500 student reps • 450 societies • 250 student staff • 30 elected officers (full & part-time) • 4 live music venues (including the iconic Manchester Academy) We are an ambitious organisation with a real passion for supporting student life, so if you'd like to join us on our journey to becoming the best Students' Union in the country take a look at our vacancies and come and join the team.
The Students’ Union believes that every student should have an amazing time at University and our huge range of clubs and societies make that possible. For most Manchester students, joining a Society is the first interaction they will have with the Students’ Union and you will therefore be driven to making sure that we create a fantastic first impression.
You’ll do this by supporting students to run their groups smoothly, enabling them to to pursue their passions and interests, to be active citizens in the community and deliver a programme of diverse and welcoming activities. The Student Group Manager will be responsible for the continuous improvement of our group’s support systems and will be focussed on making running a group as easy and rewarding as possible. You’ll deliver high levels of customer services as well as engaging the student group’s leaders feedback to shape future developments.
In addition to this, you’ll also be managing our wonderful team of Student Group Co-ordinators (permanent staff) so we’re looking for someone who is great at planning, helping others set goals and using a coaching/mentoring style of management. The Student Group Manager will work seamlessly alongside other departments to ensure that areas like finance and risk are accessible to our busy students.
A key part of this role is ensuring that all students can take part in these enriching activities by making sure accessibility, diversity and inclusion are always key priorities.
If you think you can create a friendly and accessible student group support system which contributes to our engagement with students, then we look forward to hearing from you.