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We're the Students' Union at the University of Greenwich. Our job is to ensure all 20,000 Greenwich students thrive and succeed while at University.

We can't do it alone - it's all thanks to the hard work of our full-time staff and part-time student staff members. 

To reward our staff, we have the following benefits:
discounts at Students' Union outlets, flexible working, pension scheme and much more.

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Explore career pathways and find a job through the SU Careers website and work somewhere professional, but different. Build your career with students' unions. There are more than 550 students' unions across the country, professionally run as separate organisations from the colleges and universities their students attend.

We know that different is good: the more diversity, the better the ideas, the greater the impact. Ensuring students are at the heart of everything we do is a big priority.

We offer challenging, fulfilling work with a commitment to personal development in highly flexible, supportive environments.

Career jobs

 

We're a fantastic place to work. Below are the current opportunities available. Career positions are ideal for graduates and those looking for career opportunities. 

Working for us is rewarding and full of benefits. Our values are empowering, courageous, dedicated, trusted and approachable. If you share our values, apply for one of our career roles.

 

 

Societies Development Coordinator

GSU is looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join the Student activities team. The Societies Development Coordinator role provides high-quality support for student groups and their leaders, empowering those groups and volunteer initiatives to develop and grow their membership to deliver high-quality activities and experiences.

Contract: Full Time (35 Hours per week), 12-month fixed term contract.

Salary: £24,725 - £26,508 per annum

Location: Dreadnought building, Greenwich campus and Southwood Site, Avery Hill

  • The post-holder is entitled to 25 days’ leave and the 8 statutory leave days for England. In addition, ‘privilege leave’ over the Christmas and New Year period is also additionally given;  
  • Leave entitlement increases by 1 day each year for a maximum of 5 years;
  • GSU offers a contributory pension scheme. GSU contribution rate is 4% to 6%, the employee minimum rate is 5%;
  • Parking and Season Ticket Travel loan available;
  • Contribution to eye test and prescription lenses;
  • We are committed to facilitating a healthy work-life balance and offers flexible working policies and time off for volunteering, which is also a commitment to continued professional development;
  • The post is subject to the satisfactory completion of a six-month probation period;
  • Other terms and conditions are detailed in the contract of employment.

 

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Recruitment Closes: 1st November, Midnight

Interview Date: 13th November (this will include a presentation)

TO APPLY

If you would like to discuss the role, please Contact Onyinye Nkemdirim, Student Activities Manager, to discuss the role. Please email o.d.nkemdirim@gre.ac.uk to arrange an appropriate time for a phone call to answer any questions you may have.

To apply for this role please submit a CV, a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements and the Equal Opportunities form to sureception@gre.ac.uk

Job Description

Student jobs

Student positions are perfect for students studying at the University of Greenwich who want to support their studies with flexible, part-time work.

Community Organiser (1 x Avery Hill)

As a part of the Democratic review, Greenwich Students’ Union will be recruiting its first paid community organisers to work for the 2019/20 academic year.

The Community Organisers will work at gathering student voices to take collective action around common concerns affecting their student experience and build solutions that provide impactful social change to the student community. Empowering the voices of liberation students (LGBTQ+, BAME, Disabled & Women’s) will be crucial along with building their platform to advocate and lobby for change.

Community Organisers (and the representatives they empower) will reach out and listen, connect and motivate students to take collective action. As an organised student community, we strive to ensure all our 20,000 student voices are heard and that power to influence change is equally harnessed by all students, making a positive difference to everyone’s university experience.

SALARY £8.21 (plus holiday pay)

 

TO APPLY

To apply for this role please submit a CV, a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements and the Equal Opportunities form to sureception@gre.ac.uk

Applications close: Friday 22nd November, 12.00 midday 

Interview date: w/c 25th November   

 

Trustee Board

The Trustees of Greenwich Students' Union help to steer the organisation and volunteer their skills.

External Trustee

 

Greenwich Students’ Union is looking for a new external Trustee to sit on our Board of Trustees.

The candidate will have experience in:

  • Legal professionals with expertise in charity and/or company law.
  • HR professionals with experience in the third or public sector.
  • Marketing or communications professionals particularly with membership or charity communications background.

 

The Board of Trustees meet five times a year and the Appointment, Staffing and Governance Committee three times a year.

Full details can be found here  http://nowgivesomethingback.com/greenwich-students-union

Any questions or if you would like to have a telephone call with our Chief Executive please contact Mel Miles m.miles@gre.ac.uk