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University of Plymouth Students’ Union

https://www.upsu.com/

About

We are here to support the wellbeing of every student studying with the University of Plymouth. We want to make sure you have a successful, fulfilling and rewarding time both at University and in the future. We do this through helping you: to be empowered, learn and grow; be socially fulfilled; feel more financially secure and know you are supported and cared for. We represent your views in University decisions, as well as local and national topics. We campaign for you on issues you care about, as well as providing opportunities for you to meet new people, socialise, develop your skills, campaign for change and try something new. Our mission to make a positive impact.

Summary

Do you love helping people achieve their passions? Do you have a passion for making a difference and creating positive change? We may have a great job for you that you'd love.

This role will work to develop engagement within representation systems at the Students’ Union and University. Coordinating and delivering a programme of training, support and communication for all representatives to support the democratic, representative processes of the Students’ Union.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create, develop and deliver training to elected representatives
  • Provide ongoing advice and support for student-led representative activity and on key issues, including research and delivery of campaigns and initiatives on behalf of the whole Union and representatives
  • Supporting engagement with local and national awareness raising campaigns.
  • Provide on-going advice and support to elected representatives including skill development and engagement opportunities.
  • Provide pre and post meeting support for elected representatives attending university meetings. Ensuring that they are adequately prepared and have accurate and appropriate data and information to present.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with colleagues in the Students’ Union and University.
  • Contribute to printed publications, E Newsletters, websites and social media on behalf of the Students’ Union and ensure all are kept up to date and published on time.
  • Assist with the ongoing development and review of Students’ Union democratic processes and student-led policy.
  • Work with colleagues to ensure the effective capturing of representative engagement participation data throughout the year.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge regarding developments within the sector and to share this knowledge with colleagues and representatives in an appropriate format.
  • Support the Students’ Union in the running of events and activities, for example welcome events, Fairs, Awards, Elections, training and other activities to increase student engagement.
  • Attend relevant University meetings, conferences and other meetings as requested and as appropriate.
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the role as required by the Representation and Democracy Manager.
  • Work flexibly and collaboratively across Membership Services activity teams.
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University of Plymouth Students’ Union

https://www.upsu.com/

About

We are here to support the wellbeing of every student studying with the University of Plymouth. We want to make sure you have a successful, fulfilling and rewarding time both at University and in the future. We do this through helping you: to be empowered, learn and grow; be socially fulfilled; feel more financially secure and know you are supported and cared for. We represent your views in University decisions, as well as local and national topics. We campaign for you on issues you care about, as well as providing opportunities for you to meet new people, socialise, develop your skills, campaign for change and try something new. Our mission to make a positive impact.

Ref. Uni1668688821
  • Location

    Plymouth
  • Type

    Full Time
  • Salary

    £22,587
  • Closes

    4 Dec
  • Experience

    Graduate or Equivalent

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