Head of Executive Support

Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd)
13 Jun 2018
08 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Executive Support (£24,998)

Cardiff University Students’ Union (CUSU) has a vision of working with every Cardiff student to enhance their university experience. As a student-led, independent part of the University, CUSU represents over 30,000 students and provides a diverse and inclusive range of activities and services that enrich student life. These include advice, training, skills development, volunteering opportunities, employment and other services that promote inclusion, friendship and personal development. CUSU supports over 200 student societies and 60 sports clubs that boast more than 10,000 members. CUSU is also the recognised voice of students at Cardiff University, joining students in campaigning about the issues important to them. 

Based in Park Place and the Heath Park Campus, CUSU employs over 100 permanent staff and 300 student staff.  CUSU’s trading subsidiary, Cardiff Union Services Limited, manages a purpose built facility in the centre of Cardiff operating cafes, shops, bars, night club and a wide range of events that help fund CUSU’s charitable activities. The organisation holds the 'Gold' standard for Investors in People, and the 'Excellent' accreditation under the National Union of Students Quality standards for Students’ Unions. CUSU aspires to have a positive impact on the wider community in Cardiff and is consistently graded the number one Students’ Union in Wales and in the top five in the UK for student satisfaction. 

We are currently seeking to appoint a new Head of Executive Support to join our dynamic team.   We pride ourselves in the quality, commitment and enthusiasm of our staff at every level of our operations. A key role will be overseeing and supporting the Union’s governance and compliance arrangements and those of its subsidiary companies. Candidates will be educated to degree level or hold an equivalent professional qualification or relevant experience. They will have high level IT and office management skills and an understanding of audit and organisational governance requirements.  Full details are set out in the attached job description and person specification.

To request further information please email your CV quoting ‘Head of Executive Support’.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Sunday 8th July 2018

Cardiff University Students’ Union is an

Equal Opportunities Employer