Norwich, Norfolk (On-site)
£22,751.9 - £26,333.4 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

About the role:

This role sits within the team to cultivate relationships and support the Postgraduate experience at uea(su). This includes supporting the Postgraduate Education Officer in delivering their education portfolio; to work with students, UEA staff, and staff at uea(su) to ensure the academic interests of students studying in the Faculty of Social Sciences are represented effectively, and to support thriving student academic societies in this faculty.

The role holder will work across uea(su) to deliver a bespoke experience for students studying in SSF, to make sure our union is meeting their needs, and to support a strong partnership with academic staff in these faculties.

Duties of the role include, but are not limited to:

Support the Postgraduate Education Officer to deliver the education aspects of their portfolio

Oversee support for Postgraduate democracy, working together with other members of the Student Voice team to ensure effective and fair processes

Provide bespoke support for academic representatives (Convenors, Course Reps) and other student leaders in the Faculty of Social Sciences (SSF). Working to develop their leadership and advocacy skills and working with relevant staff and Officers across uea(su) to remove barriers to participation.

Oversee recruitment of SSF Course Reps and Convenors, in collaboration with School Student Partnership Officers to ensure students across the Faculty are properly represented

Ensure that all Course Reps in the Faculty receive appropriate training and support to deal with students’ issues, and to prepare for SSLC and other School or Faculty meetings

Support SSF to develop an annual student voice plan, working with students and staff from the Faculty to identify priorities, and implement improvements

Ensure effective communication between the faculty and SU is maintained via regular update meetings with key academic role holders in the faculty (e.g Student Partnership Officers, Associate Directors for Teaching)

Where appropriate, attend committees and other meetings in the faculty providing support to student leaders and insight into the student experience

More about Union of UEA Students

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Refreshed on: 18 January 2022
Closed date: 31 January 2022 at 13:27
Tags: Admin, Advocacy

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