Executive Support Assistant

Location
Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Salary
£8,296 per annum
Posted
10 Jul 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Executive Support Assistant

Salary £8,296 per annum. The role is a permanent position working 18 hours per week (with term time working being negotiable). It offers an excellent working environment and benefits package.

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 Executive Support Assistant to join this dynamic team. We pride ourselves in the quality, commitment and enthusiasm of our staff at every level of our operations. 

Under the direction of the Head of Executive Support, the successful candidate will provide administrative support and assistance to the Students’ Union President, Chief Executive and the wider Leadership Team. Key functions will include organising meetings and committees, producing minutes, arranging travel, ordering supplies and general office administrative functions. Candidates will be able to evidence a highly competent administrative skill base relevant to the attached job description and person specification.

For further information and to apply for the role, please visit our website:

When applying for vacancies within Cardiff University Students' Union, please complete our online Equal Opportunities Form. This can be accessed on the ‘Jobs at CUSU’ page.

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday 29th July 2019 at 9am.