AboutReading University Students\' Union (RUSU) is a student-led charity which exists to support students and enhance their University experience. We are a dynamic, forward thinking organisation; aiming to bring inclusive services and facilites to our members. Our members are the 18,000 students from over 150 countries who are registered and study at the University of Reading. RUSU is based on the beautiful Whiteknights Campus.
Reading University Students’ Union is a student-led charity which exists to support students and enhance their University experience. We are a dynamic, forward thinking organisation aiming to bring inclusive services and facilities to our members. Our members are 17,000 students from over 150 countries who are registered and study at the University of Reading.
The ideal candidates should have the following knowledge or skills:
Good knowledge of higher education system and issues affecting students
Awareness of legislation affecting higher education students
Awareness of legislation relating to housing
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Understanding of confidentiality and conflict of interest
Organisational and time management skills
Able to give written and verbal information in a clear and concise manner
Able to process and understand complex information
Understanding of diversity issues
The ideal candidates should have had previous experience of:
Studying or working in higher education sector
Working or volunteering in an advisory or support role
Working or volunteering with a culturally diverse client group
Managing multiple tasks and a diverse workload
Undertaking administrative duties
Working effectively on own initiative
RUSU is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.