Closing date: Midday on Friday 24 May.
Three positions in total, one in each of the following Faculties in Business & Law, Education and HPSC
0 – 10 hours per week
Hourly paid: £9.20 per hour (£8.21 + £0.99 holiday pay) (Pay Review Pending)
Fixed term for one academic year, flexible around your studies
Would you like the opportunity to take on a part time role within the Course Rep Support Staff Team at The Union, Manchester Met?
Are you passionate about a high quality academic experience, and enthusiastic about empowering Course Reps to make positive change on their course? Are you a current student, looking for regular part-time work to fit around your studies during the 2019/20 academic year?
You’ll help to recruit and train new reps, support them once they’re in post, and take responsibility for promoting our online feedback tool. You’ll also attend University and Union meetings to represent students in your faculty at the highest levels.
Who are we?
Located in the heart of Manchester, The Union is part business, part charity, part membership body. Operating independently from Manchester Metropolitan University, our aim is to support and represent each one of our student members. Each year our growing team of over 70 full time and up to 150 part time staff, work alongside elected student leaders to make change, improve lives and help fulfil student potential.
Winner of the NUS Campaigning Award 2017, The Union is one of 550 students’ unions across the country. And we’re one of the most exciting - with over 38,000 student members and 150 student groups, a huge range of services and a bold strategy.
What’s the job?
Working in a team of five Course Rep Support Staff, you will be responsible for facilitating the success of the Course Rep scheme in your faculty. Your main activities will include:
+ Champion the Course Reps in their faculty to be the best they can be. Positions are available in Business & Law, Education and HPSC
+ Recruiting and training new Course Reps
+ Keeping track of Course Rep registration and activities
+ Being the first point of contact for Course Reps in your faculty
+ Driving mass usage of the online feedback tool, Digital Rep
+ Hosting regular meetings with Course Reps in your faculty
+ Representing students in your faculty at University and Union meetings
+ You’ll be directly supported by the Academic Representation Coordinator and the wider Student Voice team at the Union.
What are we looking for?
+ A current MMU student you will have a good knowledge of issues affecting students in higher education
+ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
+ Enthusiastic about Course Reps and student academic representation
+ Confident expressing yourself in meetings with senior MMU staff
+ Able to motivate and empower others
+ Be approachable, enthusiastic and confident when talking to students
+ Independent and able to work without close supervision and prioritise your own workload.
+ Available to work during the week, including on Wednesday afternoons.
If shortlisted, we’ll see you for an interview on Friday 31st May at The Union, Manchester site.
You can contact us on email@example.com if you have any questions.