Manchester Metropolitan University Students' Union



Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 28 August

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?
We’re looking for three Course Rep Support Staff to champion the Course Reps in their faculty to be the best they can be. Positions are available in Business & Law, Education and HPSC.

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. 

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your professional skills whilst positively shaping the educational experience of students at MMU. 


About the role:

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:
- 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.
- 1 position in some faculties (3 positions total) for students in Business & Law, Education and HPSC 
- Fixed term for one academic year, flexible around your studies
- Hourly paid: £9.45 per hour (£8.43 + £1.02 holiday pay)
You’ll be directly supported by the Academic Representation Coordinator and the wider Student Voice team at the Union.
Essential Requirements:
- 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.
- Independent and able to work without close supervision and prioritise your own workload.
- Available to work during the week, including on Wednesday afternoons.


How to apply:

Fill in the application form below and email it to by midday on Wednesday 28th August. If shortlisted, we’ll see you for an interview on Monday 2nd September / Tuesday 3rd September at The Union, Manchester site. 

If you are successful, we expect you to attend four days of paid training from Tuesday 10th September to Friday 13th September.

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