GSU Elections

The polls open at 10:00 on Monday 4 March 2019 (in 13 days)

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GSU Officer (4 places)

GSU Officers are four elected students who represent the concerns and views of individuals, groups or the whole student body on issues such as welfare, academic, social and financial. This is a full-time paid position of £24,000+ where if elected, you take a year out of your studies (or afterwards if you run in your final year) from June 2019 to June 2020 to fulfil the role. One of the four Officers will be elected as GSU President (the candidate with the most votes).

Job Description

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Business Faculty Officer (4 places)

Faculty Officers represent the concerns and views of students on every course within their Faculty. This will predominately encompass the academic interests of students such as teaching, learning resources, assessments and fostering a thriving community for all.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend and contribute to meetings 
  • Student Council
  • Academic Council
  • Faculty Board
  • Faculty Student Experience Committee
  • Faculty Learning Quality Standards Committee (FLQSC)
  • Present to Faculty Forum meetings
  • Support Programme Representatives from your faculty in their roles and campaigns
  • Engage Programme Representatives and other students from your faculty to gather information and feedback 
  • This can be completed using a variety of methods including holding focus groups, drop-in sessions, surveys, and social media engagement tools.
  • Run a campaign around your manifesto points and Student Priorities. 
  • This may be a joint campaign with other Faculty Officers or contributing specific outcomes to a GSU Officer priority campaign.

Person Specification (key skills and attributes):

  • To have good communication, time management and leadership skills
  • To be a professional and responsible ambassador of the Students’ Union
  • Have a willingness to engage with students
  • To have the ability to work within a team

Support

  • Training provided during the Election period and at the beginning of your term as Officer
  • Ongoing development opportunities throughout the year
  • Support full-time staff from the Students’ Union committed specifically to supporting Faculty Officers, and your Vice President Education, is always there to help out
  • Your lecturers, Programme Leaders, and other University staff will also assist you in achieving your duties. 
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Engineering & Science Faculty Officer (4 places)

Faculty Officers represent the concerns and views of students on every course within their Faculty. This will predominately encompass the academic interests of students such as teaching, learning resources, assessments and fostering a thriving community for all.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend and contribute to meetings 
  • Student Council
  • Academic Council
  • Faculty Board
  • Faculty Student Experience Committee
  • Faculty Learning Quality Standards Committee (FLQSC) 
  • Present to Faculty Forum meetings
  • Support Programme Representatives from your faculty in their roles and campaigns
  • Engage Programme Representatives and other students from your faculty to gather information and feedback
  • This can be completed using a variety of methods including holding focus groups, drop-in sessions, surveys, and social media engagement tools. 
  • Run a campaign around your manifesto points and Student Priorities 
  • This may be a joint campaign with other Faculty Officers or contributing specific outcomes to a Full-Time Officer priority campaign.

Person Specification (key skills and attributes):

  • To have good communication, time management and leadership skills
  • To be a professional and responsible ambassador of the Students’ Union
  • Have a willingness to engage with students
  • To have the ability to work within a team

Support

  • Training provided during the Election period and at the beginning of your term as Officer
  • Ongoing development opportunities throughout the year
  • Support full-time staff from the Students’ Union committed specifically to supporting Faculty Officers, and your Vice President Education, is always there to help out
  • Your lecturers, Programme Leaders, and other University staff will also assist you in achieving your duties. 
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Health & Education Faculty Officer (4 places)

Faculty Officers represent the concerns and views of students on every course within their Faculty. This will predominately encompass the academic interests of students such as teaching, learning resources, assessments and fostering a thriving community for all.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend and contribute to meetings
  • Student Council
  • Academic Council 
  • Faculty Board
  • Faculty-Student Experience Committee
  • Faculty Learning Quality Standards Committee (FLQSC)
  • Present to Faculty Forum meetings
  • Support Programme Representatives from your faculty in their roles and campaigns
  • Engage Programme Representatives and other students from your faculty to gather information and feedback 
  • This can be completed using a variety of methods including holding focus groups, drop-in sessions, surveys, and social media engagement tools.
  • Run a campaign around your manifesto points and Student Priorities 
  • This may be a joint campaign with other Faculty Officers or contributing specific outcomes to a Full-Time Officer priority campaign.

Person Specification (key skills and attributes):

  • To have good communication, time management, and leadership skills
  • To be a professional and responsible ambassador of the Students’ Union
  • Have a willingness to engage with students
  • To have the ability to work within a team

Support

  • Training provided during the Election period and at the beginning of your term as a Faculty Officer
  • Ongoing development opportunities throughout the year
  • Support full-time staff from the Students’ Union committed specifically to supporting Faculty Officers, and your Vice President Education is always there to help out
  • Your lecturers, Programme Reps, and other University staff will also assist you in achieving your duties. 
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Liberal Arts & Sciences Faculty Officer (4 places)

Faculty Officers represent the concerns and views of students on every course within their Faculty. This will predominately encompass the academic interests of students such as teaching, learning resources, assessments and fostering a thriving community for all.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend and contribute to meetings 
  • Student Council
  • Academic Council
  • Faculty Board
  • Faculty Student Experience Committee
  • Faculty Learning Quality Standards Committee (FLQSC)
  • Present to Faculty Forum meetings
  • Support Programme Representatives from your faculty in their roles and campaigns
  • Engage Programme Representatives and other students from your faculty to gather information and feedback 
  • This can be completed using a variety of methods including holding focus groups, drop-in sessions, surveys, and social media engagement tools. 
  • Run a campaign around your manifesto points and Student Priorites 
  • This may be a joint campaign with other Faculty Officers or contributing specific outcomes to a Full-Time Officer priority campaign.

Person Specification (key skills and attributes):

  • To have good communication, time management and leadership skills
  • To be a professional and responsible ambassador of the Students’ Union
  • Have a willingness to engage with students
  • To have the ability to work within a team

Support

  • Training provided during the Election period and at the beginning of your term as Officer
  • Ongoing development opportunities throughout the year
  • Support full-time staff from the Students’ Union committed specifically to supporting Faculty Officers, and your Vice President Education, is always there to help out
  • Your lecturers, Programme Leaders, and other University staff will also assist you in achieving your duties. 
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