Academic Voice Coordinator

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Academic Voice Coordinator

Hours: Full time, 36.5 hours per week.

Salary: £20,200 - £22,607 per annum with a 16 week probationary period

Location: Coventry, Warwickshire

Who are we?

Warwick Students’ Union is one of more than 550 students’ unions across the country. With more than 25,000 members, over 250 societies, 70 sports clubs, hundreds of elected representatives, a huge range of services and a bold strategy, we are one of the most exciting places to work.

What’s the job?

To help champion and empower our students in their academic lives, we are recruiting additional staff to join our Academic Voice team. The team will deliver one of Warwick SU’s major priorities – an inclusive, effective and impactful Academic Representation system for students. We want to enable students to have the highest quality academic experience and your role will be to make that a reality.

The Academic Voice team aims to transform the way we represent students in their education, it is an exciting time to join us. You will play a critical role, focusing on key departments in the University and developing effective partnerships between students, academic staff and the Students’ Union.

If you are passionate about supporting students and promoting their voice, and you have the ability to broker partnerships and deliver positive impact, then the following roles could be for you:

Academic Voice Coordinator

This role forms an integral part of the team, advocating for the student voice and managing the academic representation system that facilitates this. You will support the Democracy & Education Policy Manager, Sabbatical Officers and other academic representatives in their work, ensuring that students remain as the focal point of what we do.

Who you are:

As the first point of contact for queries relating to academic representation, you will help to build positive and effective relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, from students through to academic staff, contributing to formation of sustainable partnerships between the University and Students’ Union. You will support the delivery of the Academic Representation Project.

You need to have a positive attitude and the ability to build a rapport with a range of people. With an eagerness to engage with students and improve their experience, you should have robust communication skills, the ability to prioritise and organise your time effectively, and work productively within a close team.

Why apply?

Facilitating and advocating for our members is at the heart of the Students’ Union, and we are dedicated to ensuring our students gain the best possible academic experience during their time at Warwick. If you are enthusiastic about making a difference and promoting the student voice in a democratic environment, then working for Warwick SU could be the right challenge for you.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability status. We want to support diverse and inclusive work environments and are actively looking for people who share our values.

CLOSING DATE: 9.00am on Monday 24th June 2019

INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 28th June 2019

Work somewhere professional, but different. Build a career with students’ unions.

How to apply

For further information about the post please click 'Apply' and ensure you include a valid email address as you will be sent further instructions
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