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Come work with us

 

We aim to create an awesome experience for our members, and we need your help to do it. If you are the sort of person that thrives in thinking creatively, is passionate and ambitious, we want applications from you. 

Why work with the SU

Tell me about the University of Suffolk Students’ Union

If you are looking for an organisation where no day is the same - Hola, that's us. We are bold, punch well above our weight and work as a team to provide the best experience for our 5,000 members. We are run by students for students and we provide the materials to develop, engage and inspire our members every day.

We have just developed our two-year strategic plan which focuses on being awesome in three areas: Relevance, Engagement and Quality. Based in Ipswich, we provide Student Opportunities in the form of sports, societies and events. We offer Advice for when things aren’t going great and we run a programme of Freshers’ and events for when they are.

We are new, ambitious and ready to get started. If this sounds like your cup of tea (and you can actually make a decent cup of tea), then we want you to bring your enthusiasm, ideas and passion to our team.

Full-Time Roles

Advice and Information Coordinator (Fixed term until March 2019)

We are going to create an awesome experience for our members, and we need your skills to help us do it. If you are passionate about helping people, work collaboratively and have a constructive, and empowering approach then we want to hear from you.

What will i be doing?

Day to day you will be providing an excellent Advice Service for our students in person, by phone and digitally. You’ll help students through academic, welfare and other issues that may arise during their studies. You’ll work with our team, including our elected Student Officers to promoting welfare campaigns and SU Policy that is relevant to our students.

Who are we looking for?

You’ll be ambitious and creative and you’ll listen to our members and be able to create an environment that is both welcoming and empowering. You will have an awareness of the issues affecting students currently, the ability to meet tight deadlines, and to create solutions. You’ll be encouraging of others and enterprising in your delivery. If you can build great relationships with the team, the University and our external contacts then please get in touch.

Questions? Don’t be shy. Drop Jordan an email about the role. 

Job Role and Person Specification 

Closing date:  Thursday 25 October 2018 (5pm)

Interview date: Tuesday 30 October 2018

How do I Apply?

To Apply please fill in and return the following forms:  

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 

Application Form 

To J.Bambridge2@uos.ac.uk as a single email with the Role Title as the Subject Line before 5pm on Thursday the 25thof October.

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Student Staff Roles

We’ve set a strategic direction to increase Relevance, Engagement and Quality by 2020 and part of this drive is to increase our student leadership and our student members of staff. The roles below are all designed to create opportunities and increase the impact generated by the SU. 

Communications and Events Assistant 

We are going to create an awesome experience for our members and we need your skills to help us do it. If you think creatively, work collaboratively and can communicate with flair then we want to hear from you.

What will I be doing?

Day to day you will assist on creating innovative, accurate content and work with colleagues to deliver exciting projects for our students. You will also be key to help deliver our annual events calendar, which includes our high profile events such as our Fresher’s line-up, Summer Ball and Refresher’s Programme. 

Who are we looking for?

You’ll have some knowledge of events and communications and you will understand how to engage different types of students in exciting ways. You’ll get who we are and what we do and be able to write creative digital copy. You’ll be innovative and imaginative, enterprising and encouraging of others. If you can build great relationships with the team, the University and external contacts then please get in touch.

Questions? Don’t be shy. Drop Gergana an email about the role. 

Job Role and Person Specification

Closing date:  Friday 26 October 2018 (5pm)

Interview date: Friday 2 November 2018

How do I Apply?

To Apply please fill in and return the following forms:  

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 

Application Form 

To G.Ivanova@uos.ac.uk as a single email with the Role Title as the Subject Line before 5pm on Friday the 26th of October. 

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Democracy and Representation Assistant 

We are going to create an awesome experience for our members, and we need your skills to help us do it. If you think creatively, work collaboratively and have a constructive, helpful approach then we want to hear from you.

What will I be doing?

Day to day you will be working on driving engagement in the SU and seeking to improve representation for the students at the University of Suffolk. You would also be working closely and supporting our Student Officers to develop a more relevant SU to our students by assisting in the development of Student Council, Elections and other Democratic means.

Who are we looking for?

You'll be a skilled assistant and or administrator, able to communicate and write effectively. You will have a at least a basic understanding of the SU's process for democracy and representation at the University of Suffolk. If you can build great relationships and you are creative and innovative we want to hear from you. 

Questions? Don’t be shy. Drop Josh an email about the role. 

Job Role and Person Specification

Closing date:  Thursday 24 October 2018 (5pm)

Interview date: Friday 2 November 2018 

How do I Apply?

To Apply please fill in and return the following forms:  

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 

Application Form 

To J.Younespour@uos.ac.uk as a single email with the Role Title as the Subject Line before 5pm on Thursday the 24th of October.