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Trinity Saint David Students’ Union

https://www.uwtsdunion.co.uk

About

We’re the Students’ Union for all students at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, no matter where or how they study. As an independent student-led charity, we work with the university to make sure students are being heard. We will speak up for students, stand up for their rights, and empower them to make the most of their time at university. Once enrolled, students are automatically a member of the union; there are no forms to fill in and no fees to pay.

Summary

To be the senior staff member responsible for leading the advice, voice, and student opportunities staff. To be the senior staff member leading engagement with students from the Birmingham, London, and Cardiff campuses. To support and empower our student leaders to achieve their objectives.

Job Description

Salary: £30,000

Contract type: Full-time, open-ended

Responsible for career staff:

  • Student Voice & Advocacy Co-ordinator (x2)
  • Student Engagement Assistant: Lampeter
  • Student Engagement Assistant: Carmarthen
  • Student Engagement Assistant: Swansea
  • Student Engagement Assistant: Satellite Campuses
  • Location: This role is a cross-site role requiring travel across all UWTSD sites.

Reporting to:

  • Chief Executive

Principle Accountabilities

Management & Leadership

  • i) Be a member of the Senior Management Team
  • ii) To recruit, train, and performance-manage the Membership
    Services Team
  • iii) Set an exemplary standard of management and leadership for the
    organisation

Student Voice

  • i) To manage the democratic functions of the students’ union,
    ensuring that barriers to participation are removed
  • ii) Act as Deputy Returning Officer for all students’ union elections
  • iii) Support the relationship with the university through active
    reporting on Course Reps and union activity relating to
    representation

Student Advocacy

  • i) To ensure the highest standards of advice is provided to students
    from the students’ union
  • ii) Support the reporting of cases to the university and Board of
    Trustees
  • iii) Provide enhanced wellbeing support for the Student Voice &
    Advocacy Co-ordinators due to the nature of their roles

Student Opportunities

  • i) Ensure that all policies and practices relating to Student
    Opportunities are legal, supportive, and follow good practice
  • ii) Manage the delivery of Sports clubs, Societies, and Volunteering
    for students
  • iii) Lead Freshers Fairs and events like Challenge Cup

Membership Engagement

  • i) To undertake research into un-engaged student populations and
    give recommendations to enhance provision
  • ii) Create and enact a Membership Engagement & Participation Plan
    to support students to help more students engage with the
    students’ union, reporting regularly to the Board of Trustees on
    progress
  • iii) Be the designated member of staff responsible for delivery of
    membership services for London, Birmingham, and Cardiff
    students.

About UWTSD Students’ Union.

We’re the Students’ Union for all those who study at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. As an independent and student-led charity, we work with the university to make sure students are being heard. We will speak up for them, stand up for their rights, and empower them to make the most of their time at university. We work across 6 campuses; Swansea, Carmarthen, Lampeter, Cardiff, Birmingham and London.

Representing Students: A network of student representatives work together to ensure that the student voice is being heard, across the university and at a national level.

Student Life & Community: University life is more than lectures. That’s why we help students run their own clubs, societies and interest groups. We want to help students meet new people and make new friends. Students can also help their community through our volunteering and RAG projects.

Advice & Support: We have dedicated staff members can help students with academic issues. We’re also here if students need advice; from housing to health to finance. We can help students find the support they need.

Events & Bars: We host a range of events throughout the year, including the official Welcome Weeks. We also run venues on Carmarthen & Lampeter campuses; perfect for students living on campus, or for those post-lecture chill outs.

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Trinity Saint David Students’ Union

https://www.uwtsdunion.co.uk

About

We’re the Students’ Union for all students at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, no matter where or how they study. As an independent student-led charity, we work with the university to make sure students are being heard. We will speak up for students, stand up for their rights, and empower them to make the most of their time at university. Once enrolled, students are automatically a member of the union; there are no forms to fill in and no fees to pay.

Ref. Tri1600086116
  • Location

    Swansea, UK
  • Type

    Full Time
  • Salary

    £30,000
  • Closes

    7 Oct
  • Experience

    Senior

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