Birmingham City University Students Union (BCUSU) are looking for a Coordinator to join our Activities and Representation team, based at our City Centre & City South Campuses. This is a temporary maternity cover contract – expected to be until early 2024. You will be responsible for developing, supporting and working with some of our most engaged students including society leaders and student representatives. You will be joining at time when we are preparing for our Welcome Week and your focus will be planning engaging events and working with society leaders to encourage society memberships and helping to support students as they start or return to University for the new academic year. Our preferred candidate will have experience of supporting or facilitating the work of students or volunteers but the key attributes required are the ability to work well within a team, have good time management and be confident in approaching and engaging with students.
BCUSU is a positive employer, with strong staff engagement, supportive working environment and enhanced employee benefits.
Principle purpose of job:
- Delivery of agile managed projects to increase student participation in engagement activities
- Develop Student Leadership, Activism, Student Group Development and Academic Representation
- Administration support in the delivery of project
Full Time Contract - 35 hours a week
This is a temporary maternity cover contract – expected to be until early 2024
(Applications for reduced hours (paid pro-rata) or a flexible working pattern will be considered. Please state on your covering letter the details of your preferred working pattern.)
We are currently trialling a hybrid working pilot supporting a pattern of 60% of hours to be worked in the office and 40% from home each week. There is the requirement to be able to respond to business need so, at times, there may be additional requirements to work from the office so a flexible approach is essential.
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