Student Groups Coordinator

Closed 06/03/2024

Student Groups Coordinator

£24,093 gross per annum

35.5 hours per week

The role

This role is part of the Student Activities department working collectively with colleagues delivering the Guild’s student groups, societies, activities and volunteering work as part the Engagement Directorate.

The Student Groups Coordinator roles are to develop the capacity of the student groups within the Guild to enable students to maximise their potential. The support will include the administration of relevant training, tailored support for specific initiatives and assisting groups to plan for their year through attracting membership and delivering their activities.

We are looking for applicants who have experience of dealing with customers both face-to-face and online, over the telephone and via e-mail, with twelve months relevant experience in an administrative role and responsibility for managing and developing administrative systems; along with experience of developing relationships with students and stakeholders to deliver objectives.

The Benefits

We offer great benefits including:

  • 5 days close down during Christmas, and 2 during Easter each year, in additional to bank holidays and 21 days annual leave, rising to 26 days after 5 years’ service (meaning you will not work during Christmas, New Year or Easter).
  • Full sick pay from the moment you start working for us.
  • A comprehensive suite of basic training for all employees which includes Equality & Diversity, Mental Health Awareness and Data Protection
  • Discounted membership rates at University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness
  • The opportunity for new staff to join the NEST pension scheme. The Guild contributes a matched payment of between 4-6% of your salary
  • A range of wellbeing benefits

We are a Times 100 Best Companies to Work For employer and in our most recent staff survey (March 2023) 78% of our staff said they would recommend this organisation as a good place to work.

The Guild of Students is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 6th March 2024 at 09:00am

Interviews are provisionally expected to take place on Thursday 14th March and Friday 15th March 2024.

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