SU Activities & Development Manager

London (GB)
(£)30046 to 36914
Aug 04, 2020
End of advertisement period
Aug 16, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

SU Activities & Development Manager

Reference Number 60028138
Location Northampton Square
School / Service Students Union
Department N/A
Contract Duration Permanent
Hours Full-time
Salary Range (£)30046 to 36914


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

City, University of London Students’ Union is the primary organisation representing the views of over 20,000 students. With three full-time Student Officers, a team of permanent staff and the involvement of student volunteers, the Union is at the heart of activity on campus. The Union delivers a range of services and support for members, from independent academic advice to supporting our Programme Representatives to enhance their course and promoting the employability and development of students.

The Union always strives to develop as an organization and launched a new strategy in August 2019, setting our direction until 2022. Applicants can find out more about our strategy on our website.


To oversee the delivery of student activity on and off campus (Student Groups, Communities, Volunteering, Employability and our Reception)
2. To direct, support and enhance the delivery of key events and engagement projects
3. To lead, develop, drive and monitor the operational and strategic planning for the Student Activities & Development Team.

Person Specification

We looking for a professional and committed person to join the Union. Reporting to the Deputy CEO this exciting role will support the operational and strategic function of the Student Activities & Development Team.

The core delivery areas of the team include: Societies, Student Media, Raising and Giving (RAG), Student Communities, Volunteering, Employability and Events.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, resilient, highly organized and able to develop and support students and staff to deliver a diverse range of opportunities. They should have excellent attention to detail and will enable the organisation to deliver interesting projects which engage a variety of different stakeholders.

Whilst all applications will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from people of colour, as this group is currently under-represented within the Union.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 16th August 2020

Interview date: 27 August 2020

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity
Academic excellence for business and the professions

If you have any questions regarding this role, or would like an informal chat then please contact Hannah Roberts,  

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