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Activities & Representation Manager

Listed by Birmingham City Students' Union

Applying

Application deadline: Mon 22 Aug 2022 09:00

Salary

£31,082.00 - £35,467.00 It is usual for your starting salary to be at the start of the range of the band, with potential progression in increments to the top end of the range

Hours

35.00 Applications for reduced hours (paid pro-rata) or a flexible working pattern will be considered.

Interview

Tue 30 Aug 2022

Details

We are looking to recruit an experienced professional to manage our Activities and Representation Team, being instrumental in leading the development of Student Engagement Activities at BCUSU.  Following a restructure last year, bringing together the Student Voice and Representation Team with the Societies and Student Activities team, the manager will be leading the team of four coordinators, utilising agile project methodology.  They will be responsible for increasing student participation and ensure BCU students have a voice and are able to make change happen. 

The successful candidate will have great leadership skills and be able to inspire others. An understanding of democratic or student voice structures (such as student rep system) and / or experience in developing volunteer led or student societies and activities would be advantageous.  A positive people manager and a can-do attitude are also essential attributes. BCUSU is a positive employer, with strong staff engagement, supportive working environment and enhanced employee benefits.

Principle purpose of job

  • Lead the team and be instrumental in embedding agile project management methodology within the ways of working
  • Increase Student Participation and maximise the Student Experience 
  • Ensure that that students are able to make change happen

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Apply

Send your CV application along with a covering letter to studentunionjobs@bcu.ac.uk.  Make it clear when applying, which position you are applying for. Your covering letter should demonstrate how you meet the shortlisting criteria listed in the job description. Candidates who are able to demonstrate that they meet the shortlisting criteria most closely will be most successful.

BCUSU is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on Race, Age, Disability, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Reassignment, Religion or belief, Marriage and Civil Partnership or Pregnancy and Maternity or any other protected characteristic. If you require any reasonable adjustments to assist you in the application or interview process please get in touch to discuss your needs.