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Welcome back to yusu.org! We hope you’re suitably rested and ready for the exciting events and campaigns we’ve got lined up for you this term. We’re still beavering away behind the scenes to get the site finished for you—so watch this space.

Jobs

Student Opportunities Coordinator (Volunteering)

circa £19,758 per annum
Full-time, job shares will be considered.

York University Students’ Union has a vibrant and active volunteering community.

We are looking to strengthen our existing staff team by recruiting someone with experience of coordinating and supporting volunteers and a clear vision for enhancing extra-curricular opportunities at York.

We are looking for a dynamic character ideally with experience of working in a democratic environment, but more importantly with experience of working with volunteers.

You will have an understanding of how to support and develop students, will be able to effectively coordinate resources, and be able to communicate well with a wide range of people. Knowledge of the higher education landscape would be advantageous and you should be confident at using Microsoft Office packages.

For further details please see our application pack below:

Job description (273 KB PDF)

Person specification (83 KB PDF)

To apply please complete the application form and equality monitoring form below and email them to jobs@yusu.org

Application Form (571 KB DOCX)

Equality Monitoring Form (559 KB DOCX)

Closing date for completed application is 23rd September 2015 at 12pm

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 6th October 2015

If you have not heard from us within four weeks then unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.


Health & Safety Development Coordinator

circa £22,840 per annum
Full-time, job shares will be considered.

The University of York Students' Union (YUSU) is a charity that helps over 16,000 students get the most out of their time at University. Located on the Heslington West campus, the Union provides students with the opportunity to meet people; make new friends and get involved.

YUSU is looking to recruit a Health and Safety Development Coordinator to provide advice and support to staff and students on issues of health and safety; and to help us ensure that YUSU is enhancing the quality of the student experience at York. The successful candidate will work closely with staff members and elected officers to ensure the delivery of high quality support that will help improve our members’ lives.

To join us, you will need to be energetic, motivational and committed. You will be able to think critically, possess a flexible approach to problem solving and possess excellent people skills.

For further details please see our application pack below:

Job description (136 KB PDF)

Person specification (95 KB PDF)

To apply please complete the application form and equality monitoring form below and email them to jobs@yusu.org

Application Form (571 KB DOCX)

Equality Monitoring Form (559 KB DOCX)

Application Deadline: 12pm Tuesday 1st September

Interviews: Monday 7th September.

If you have not heard from us within four weeks then unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.


POLICY REVIEW GROUP VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

YUSU is looking for 4 volunteers to form part of our Policy Review Group (PRG). The PRG is a committee designed to oversee the Policy Process within the Union, as well as supporting and scrutinising the democratic processes within the Union; from other groups to elected officers. Following YUSU's Democratic Review of 2013, PRG replaced the existing Democracy Committee, whilst making a number of substantial changes to what it does. The PRG is headed by the Policy Coordinator (Callum Furness), who is elected via cross-campus ballot. Members of PRG will play a major role in delivering YUSU's democratic process, and enabling the Union to facilitate the will of its members.

For more information on the role, or to apply please see our opportunity profile and application form below, or get in touch with Mike Hewitson, our Campaigns and Democracy Coordinator m.hewitson@yusu.org

Opportunity Profile (181 KB PDF)

Application Form (571 KB DOCX)

Equality Monitoring Form (559 KB DOCX)

Application Deadline: 5pm, Wednesday 7th October

Interviews: Monday 12th October.