Head of Student Voice & Insight

  • Job Reference: 00000549-1
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2024
  • Employer: Kent Union
  • Website: https://www.kentunion.co.uk
  • Location: Canterbury
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £36,812
  • Bonus/Benefits: Generous salary, 37 days holiday including 2 weeks at Christmas,
  • Sector: Student Engagement & Representation
  • Job Type: Full time

Job Description

Head of Student Voice & Insight

  • £36,812
  • 37 days holiday per year including 2 weeks at Christmas
  • Generous pension

The Head of Student Voice and Insight will be responsible for providing leadership through driving student-led data & insight, for impactful and representative engagement, and managing multiple services and projects overcoming student voice issues. They will help increase positive outcomes for Kent Union’s student reps and academic communities, maximise our democratic processes to ensure they are grassroots and equitable; plus be a champion for advocacy and EDI initiatives to overall enhance the student experience at Kent.

You will have the opportunity to make a real impact, with the experience, and the ability to work collaboratively and to motivate and influence others. You will build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders across the University of Kent to increase Kent Unions reputation, profile, and influence across all relevant platforms.

The role will lead initiatives to gather, analyse, and act upon insights provided by students, ensuring their voices are heard and integrated into decision-making processes at all levels. You will support and empower our elected officers with their campaigns and projects whilst building a great student volunteer initiative to improve reward and recognition.

A key area of student voice is developing and ensuring Equality, Diversity and Inclusion is within everything we do. With the launch of our new EDI Strategy 2023-28, this role will be supporting the implementation of the strategy in support of the Director of Advocacy and Student Voice whilst supporting staff on their journey to equity.

The post-holder will be responsible for building constructive relationships with key stakeholders, in particular University staff; and working closely with the full-time Officers in championing an environment where ALL students feel safe and campaign for a positive, inclusive, anti-racist University.

If you require further information, or would like to discuss the role, please contact:
Olivia Adekunle, Director of Advocacy & Student Voice
01227824200 or o.adekunle@kent.ac.uk

Closing date 27/05/2024 23:59
Interview date 10/06/2024 00:00

To apply, if you don't have a CV please download and complete an application form from our website and email it, along with the Diversity Monitoring Form to kentunionrecruitment@kent.ac.uk before the deadline date.