Interim Community & Student Events Manager

Closing date: 1 September 2017
Interview date: to be confirmed (likely to be week commencing 4 September 2017)
Contract: fixed-term to end October 2017 with possibility of one-month extension.
Salary: £30,000 pa (pro-rata)
Hours: Full time (37.5 per week)

Job Purpose

This interim post is available to anyone who has demonstrable experience and expertise in student events that can support the delivery of the University of East London Students’ Union’s Fresher’s programme and term 1 events. 

For further information please click on one of the links below:

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

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Technical Team Assistants (Student Staff)

Closing date: 3 September 2017
Interview date: to be confirmed
Contract: fixed-term, term time only (September-May)
Salary: £9.75 per hour + holiday pay
Hours: part-time, variable, to fit around hours of study, term time only

This position is open to UEL students only.

Job Purpose

To provide high quality professional technical and administrative support to students of the University of East London. To act as a point of contact for students and others who wish to have technical support for applications used by the University on the phones, tablets and laptops. To ensure that enquiries from students are efficiently and courteously handled to the mutual satisfaction of all, portraying the Union with the highest possible professional standard.

The role will require you to work at least one shift Monday – Friday with some opportunities given to do additional weekend work during Open days.

For further information please click on one of the links below:

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Successful applicants will be invited for an interview.

For further information on the Students’ Union please   click here

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Receptionist (Student Staff)

Closing date: 3 September 2017
Interview date: to be confirmed
Contract: fixed-term 12 months
Salary: £9.75 per hour + holiday pay
Hours: variable, fit around hours of study

This position is open to UEL students only.

Job Purpose

To provide a high quality, professional reception and administrative service to the elected officers and staff of the Union as well as students and staff of the University of East London and others.  To act as the first point of contact for students and others contacting the Union and to portray the Union with the highest possible professional standard. To ensure that enquiries from students are efficiently and courteously handled to the mutual satisfaction of all.

For further information please click on one of the links below:

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Successful applicants will be invited for an interview.

For further information on the Students’ Union please click here

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Deputy Chief Executive (Membership)

Key Info

Role: Deputy Chief Executive (Membership)

Band: F

Band Salary Range: £37,120 to £39,663

Holidays: 25 days

Application Opens: 28th July 2017

Application deadline: 2pm 23rd August 2017

Interview date: 31st August 2017  (date cannot be changed)

Role Description

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Appication Form

Summary

The University of East London Students’ Union is a small students’ union that punches above its weight. We excel in stimulating high levels of student engagement, running innovative programs of student development and highly effective student representation.  UELSU has recently overseen a strategic review process that has now given a clear direction for UELSU to travel in the pursuit of; “Inspiring and empowering students to overcome barriers and achieve their aspirations”. Now, we have a three year strategic plan as well as a new staffing structure to enable the Union to meet the goals set out in the strategy.

Job Description Summary

We have an exciting opportunity to employ a Deputy Chief Executive (Membership).  The role has oversight and leadership of student voice, representation and engagement. In line with our strategy, the focal point of this role will be to direct, develop and coordinate the Union’s Membership functions with the intention of increasing participation of our members in our activities and identifying new models and activities for members to engage in.

In additional to this the post holder would need to grow the department.  One of the areas we have identified for growth is the potential to obtain additional funding from a wide range of sources, inside the University and through the potential to establish and utilise corporate connections to create additional staffing targeted to deliver objectives related to our strategic plan.

Our Union provides a great opportunity for you to make your mark in the sector. The role involves working on both stand-alone matters as well as projects which may encompass the wider University and external organisations. You will be involved in liaising with a range of key, internal and external stakeholders and building trusted, long-term relationships is fundamental to success.

The post will report directly to the CEO and support them on strategic matters.  You will also report to the Union’s Board of Trustees and deputise for the CEO in their absence.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience

We’re looking for an experienced senior manager to lead our Membership services department with a strategic role on developing community engagement, academic enhancement, governance, and social enterprise and membership activities.

The successful candidate will have an excellent track record of engaging with student leaders and have experience of building and maintaining personal and organisational relationships across a wide range of internal and external partners.  An acquired network of relevant stakeholder contacts in within the student movement or Higher Education area would be ideal, however a willingness to network broadly and establish a wide range of cross-sector connections is key to the realising our vision of having long term impacts on our members. 

University of East London Students’ Union is a great place to work and there are some exciting prospects are on the horizon.  We value our staff members and encourage them to learn, develop and grow. The Union will support your professional development whilst in post be it through further study, qualifications or otherwise.  We are an organisation that serves to provide exceptional learning opportunities for its staff.

We’re proud of what we do, but we always want to improve and we hope you can contribute to our future success through inspiring and empowering students to achieve their aspirations.

Please return your completed application to Donna Niccolls at d.niccolls@uel.ac.uk. Only application forms can be accepted, please do not send covering letters or CVs.

If you wish to informally discuss the role, please get in touch with Denis Shukur, Chief Executive Officer (d.shukur@uel.ac.uk) to arrange a chat.

 

Docklands Campus:

UEL Students' Union (NB.G.01)
University of East London
4-6 University Way
London
E16 2RD

Reception: 0208 223 7025

General Enquiries: uelsu@uel.ac.uk

Stratford Campus:

UEL Students' Union (UH - The Dome)
University of East London
Water Lane
London
E15 4LZ

Reception: 0208 223 4209

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