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Volunteering & Representation Administrator

Milton Keynes (Hybrid)
£25,752 - £28,759 per year
Part-time (21 hours per week )
Contract or temporary (12 month contract with possible extension)
Job description

The Organisation

The Open University Students Association is the largest Students Association in the UK serving the interests of over 170,000 part-time students spread across the UK, Europe and beyond. Our job is to represent the interests of this vast and extremely diverse body of students. Whilst we operate within a world-class University, we are not governed by the OU. The OU Students Association is an independent organisation, a registered charity in its own right, run by elected student leaders. Our team of dedicated, professional staff provide the vital support needed to deliver excellent services across the breadth of our student population.


The Job

As part of the Volunteering and Representation team, the Administrator will provide high quality administrative support to the Head of Volunteering and Representation and wider team over several projects. The post holder’s duties will include typing and proof-reading documents such as handbooks and training materials; updating and maintaining the volunteer database; scheduling internal meetings, producing agendas and taking minutes; arranging student workshops and training sessions including providing assistance with their organisation and delivery. 


The Person

Do you have experience of office administration and are used to operating in a busy environment? If so this, job might be for you!

We are looking for a self-motivated and hard-working team player with good organisational and communication skills. You will be adept in using a range of online and Microsoft based tools, as a quick learner who can intuitively use new IT systems and packages. You should be flexible and adaptable with a positive approach and excellent interpersonal skills. If this describes you and you’re looking for a challenging and varied administration role in a stimulating, friendly and unique environment, then this is the role for you.

Be part of a passionate team, who strive to provide a range of exciting roles and opportunities for students to develop their skills whilst meeting new people and having fun!  A full person specification can be found in the further particulars.


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Posted on: 15 November 2023
Closed date: 04 December 2023 at 12:00
Tags: Admin, Volunteer Management