Student Engagement Manager

  • Job Reference: 00000650-1
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Employer: York St John Students' Union
  • Location: York St John University, Lord Mayors Walk
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £30,012 to £34,217
  • Bonus/Benefits: Life insurance, enhanced maternity pay, flexible working
  • Sector: Government & Democracy, Campaigns, Advice, Welfare & Support, Project Management, Student Engagement & Representation, Student Opportunities, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Job Type: Full time

Job Description

  • Role: Student Engagement Manager
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,012 to £34,217 (Grade D) 
  • Contract: Permanent 
  • Closing Date: 9am, Monday 12 August 2024
  • View the full Job Description here.

What is YSJSU?

YSJSU serves the students of York St John University; a university founded on educating students from non-traditional university backgrounds, and to this day, its primary mission remains the same. The Students’ Union offers opportunities, representation, activities, events and advice/guidance to students. We do all we can to provide our students with the best university experience possible, and help them to gain the skills, confidence and growth that they require to succeed after university life. 

YSJSU has an ambition to be one of the best SU's in the country. Our strategic plan gives us the framework to be able to work towards this and our trustees and staff team are 100% committed to realising the SU's full potential. 

What will you bring?

  • You'll have the ability to support individuals and teams in the delivery of projects, campaigns and changemaking 
  • You'll know how to effectively engage and build strong relationships with a wide range of diverse stakeholders
  • You'll be comfortable working in a democratic, student-led environment 
  • You'll have incredible customer service and administration management skills 

What is the staff experience at YSJSU?

We offer great benefits including enhanced pay for expectant parents, at least 6 weeks holiday, and a confidential employee advice service and assistance programme. We're committed to helping you achieve a healthy balance between your work and home life through a real commitment to flexible working. We are proud of our Investors in People Accreditation and are registered as a Disability Confident Employer. In our latest Employee Engagement Survey, we achieved 97% high satisfaction by our staff. 

YSJSU is keen to ensure the continuing development of our staff. We will provide ongoing training as required to ensure skills remain up to date and enhance career progression opportunities. Role holders are to identify development needs, aspirations and opportunities, which will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.

Dates for your Diary:

  • Closing Date: 9am, Monday 12 August 2024
  • Shortlisting: Week commencing Monday 12 August 2024
  • Interviews: Week commencing Monday 2 September 2024