Student Voice Coordinator

21 Jul 2021
02 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
The University of Nottingham Students' Union are currently recruiting for three Student Voice Coordinators to join our team based in Nottingham. You will work on a full time, permanent basis (35 hours per week) and in return you will receive a competitive salary of GBP19,500 per annum.

Who are we and what do we do?

Here at the University of Nottingham Students' Union, we are a connected student community. A brilliant, diverse, ambitious community, 34,000 strong. We are proudly independent from the university and right at the heart of student life. We're a diverse community from first-year undergraduates to research students, elected student Officers and staff, to volunteers, pioneers, and so much more. Together, we are getting involved, making change and supporting each other, making student life at the University of Nottingham the very best it can be.

We are one of the largest Students' Union in the country, connecting 34,000 student members to share, support and inspire each other while at University. As a registered charity we act as the recognised representative body of all students at the University, and every student is automatically a member free of charge. We provide a range of activities, events, campaigning, commercial and professional services that benefit and support students to get involved, find support and make change.

About our Student Voice Coordinator role:

The Student Voice team is a multi-disciplinary team striving to positively influence key stakeholders (such as the University) to enhance all areas of the student experience. Our Student Voice Coordinators are the first line of support for our students creating positive change. They work collaboratively to enable our student voice frameworks to support students to remain at the heart of the learning experience, to lead their student communities, and to empower students through democratic input to make their voices heard.

We are looking for people with enthusiasm and passion in the following areas of expertise:

- Wellbeing and Living

- Academic Representation

- Campaigns and Liberation

What are we looking for in our Student Voice Coordinator?

- Experience of coaching or supporting others

- Demonstrable experience of working with and supporting volunteers

- Experience of liaising with staff at all levels

- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

- Ability to build strong working relationships

- Ability to work as an effective team member

Our People Offer:

We offer a range of employee benefits which support employee wellbeing such as flexi-time, flexible working, generous holiday allowance, generous staff pension, paid Union closure days, learning and development opportunities and much more.

When you come to you bring your skills, experience, talent, commitment and a desire to do a great job. Our Students' Union prides itself on being inclusive, working collaboratively and empowering individuals to be the best they can. In return we want to be an employer where every member of the staff team feels valued, trusted, inspired, and able to grow and to have fun. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs - this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We want to increase the diversity of our staff team and we would like to encourage applications from disabled, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.

If you like working in a vibrant and fast changing environment, you will enjoy working with us at the University of Nottingham Students' Union.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Student Voice Coordinator, then please click 'apply' now! We'd love to hear from you!

Closing date: Midnight Sunday 1st August 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 16th August 2021

Please note, applications from agencies will not be accepted at this stage