Friday 6th March
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Tuesday 24th March
Tuesday 14th April
19,000 (Pro Rata)
Maternity Cover - 6 months fixed term with the possibility of extension.
This role is primarily based on a single campus, with occasional travel to other UWTSD sites.
Student Development Coordinator
- Be an on-campus point of contact for course representatives, part-time officers, and club and society committee members.
- Work across the Students’ Union’s project portfolio, increasing involvement and engagement in all activities and assisting the Co-ordinators in delivering project aims.
- Work closely with the campus Sabbatical Officers on their priorities, projects and campaigns.
- Service the campus Student Council meetings, publicising the meetings and acting as secretary to the Council.
- Assist in the training and development of student representatives, clubs and society committee members, and part-time officers.
- Assist in the promotion and operation of Students’ Union democracy.
- Support the growth of student volunteering within the Students’ Union, promoting opportunities, recruiting volunteers and assisting project leaders.
- Run regular student-facing campaign and engagement activity around campus.
- Promote regular feedback and student voice mechanisms, including ‘Big SU Survey’ and Student Council.” Encouraging students to participate, raise relevant issues and change their experience.
- Assist in the organisation of SU student development events such as ‘Challenge Cup’, ‘Student-led Awards’, ‘Colours and Societies Balls’ and ‘Course Rep Conference’.
- Act as a first point of contact for students requiring student support or academic representation, referring appropriately.
- Work flexibly around student hours and availability. This is likely to include regular evening and/or weekend work depending on the campus.
- To support, advise, and assist elected student officers in the achievement of their aims and objectives.
- To discharge all relevant Health and Safety Responsibilities.
- To adhere to all relevant Students’ Union Policies and Procedures.
- To adhere to all relevant UWTSD Policies and Procedures.
- To be adaptable to change and have an ability to acquire new and relevant skills and knowledge by taking appropriate responsibility for own personal and professional development.
- To represent the Students’ Union at relevant professional networks, events, and conferences.
- To support and promote the Students’ Union’s values whilst undertaking duties, demonstrating commitments to equality, bilingualism, sustainability and democracy.
- Educated to degree level or equivalent, or possess equivalent experience
- Knowledge of student experience enhancement initiatives within Higher Education.
- Strong communication and public speaking skills.
- The ability to establish eﬀective working relationships with colleagues across a large organisation.
- Experience of project planning, execution and monitoring in Higher Education (or equivalent).
- A good understanding of the roles of Elected Oﬃcers and Students’ Unions in HE institutions.
- Experience of successfully co-ordinating project activity to meet set aims and objectives.
- Commitment to ﬁnding innovative ways to engage with the student body on a variety of issues.
- Experience of supporting student-led activity to be successful.
- Experience of supporting student-led campaigning assisting in planning, delivery, and finally evaluating impact.
- Ability to work independently to plan, and execute agreed project activity.
- Willingness to accept additional responsibilities.
- Experience of working in a Students’ Union.
- Knowledge of HE institution frameworks and structures.
- A good understanding of democratic principles and processes.
- Ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh, or a willingness to learn to the required level.