Leicester, Leicester
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Liberation Coordinator


Location:             University of Leicester Students' Union


Contract type:     Fixed Term – until 31st July 2022


Salary:                  £19,456 per annum


Hours:                  37 per week


We are an active and inclusive Union with a powerful student-led voice; delivering meaningful change for students across their Leicester experience.  We are looking for a Liberation Coordinator to coordinate our Liberation Activities including the delivery of campaigns, events, training and briefings; while supporting and empowering our Part Time/Liberation Officers.


The successful candidate will work with colleagues in the Students, Union, University and outside to  keep up to date on relevant research, policy, campaigning and funding opportunities both at a local and national level to provide effective support and guidance to our Part Time/Liberation Officers.


You will work towards increasing student engagement opportunities, particularly for students from liberation and other under-represented backgrounds. You will work with relevant colleagues to develop and deliver targeted training to our Part Time Officers, Student Council Members and other students to create an inclusive, diverse, positive and safe environment for all out students to effectively engage with the Students’ Union.

You will support the delivery of officer and council led events and campaigns with a wellbeing or inclusion focus and monitor and evaluate the impact of these campaigns and projects.

We are looking for a motivated, confident communicator and an adaptable team player with knowledge of liberation groups within the higher education sector and can demonstrate working within a student lead environment.  You will need to be experienced in managing projects/campaigns and delivering events.  Experience of working within a similar field is ideal but not essential.


You will be joining us at an exciting time as we are coming to the final stages of a new building redevelopment which will provide students and staff with a new spacious food court with high quality multi-use spaces.  You will join a team of individuals who feel valued, trusted, inspired and able to grow and have fun in a relaxed office environment.  In return for your passion and experience, we offer the flexibility for work-life balance, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector and excellent holiday allowance.


As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to establishing a positive working environment for all of its staff members that is fair, equitable and free of discriminatory practice. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability status.

To apply for this role please email a CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria with the Person Specification 


Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


If you would like an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Ian Bruce, Student Voice Manager,  or Kumaran, Director of Membership Services 


Closing Date: 8th March 2021

Interview Date: 18th March 2021

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Refreshed on: 20 February 2021
Closing date: 08 March 2021
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