Education Representation Coordinator

Bristol, United Kingdom
05 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract type Open ended contract staff
Working pattern Full time
Salary £25,684-£28,586
Closing date for applications 22-Nov-2018

University of Bristol Students’ Union role

We’re looking for someone with the passion to help our students transform their educational experience. Whether it’s tackling big issues like Bristol’s BME Attainment Gap and the impact of assessment on student wellbeing or getting departments to address day-to-day problems like lecture scheduling and quality of teaching, you will give students the skills and resources to make a real difference on the issues affecting them on their courses.

You will lead a team that supports a network of over 700 academic reps, academic society leaders and other student roles, and bring them together through Bristol SU’s Education Network to collaborate and campaign on the big issues facing Bristol students. You’ll also work closely with our Marketing Team to ensure students are well informed about academic representation and the benefits it brings to their student experience.

Hours: 35 hours per week including regular evening and weekend working.
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 9am Thursday 22nd November

Part business, part charity, part membership body – Bristol SU is a seriously fun place to work. Our professional staff do something extraordinary every day: we support student leaders to give people a voice in their education, help people get the most out of their student experience and help people make the change they want in the world. We have over 22,000 members, 300 clubs and societies, a huge range of professional services, and a bold strategy to inspire pride in the Union.

  • You're passionate about helping students to tackle the issues facing them while at University
  • You'll have insight and expertise in the policies and issues that affect the educational experience of students in Higher Education
  • You'll have experience of working with volunteers, coaching and supporting them to achieve their best
  • You’ll understand how to work effectively with student representatives in a democratic environment
  • You'll be an excellent communicator and able to handle complex stakeholder relationships
  • You'll be able to lead and motivate a team to achieve ambitious goals

We offer the flexibility for work-life balance, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector, a generous pension scheme and excellent holiday allowance. We’re open to considering requests for part-time working. We provide professional training so that whatever your chosen field of work, with the right mix of challenge and support, you’ll gain fantastic experience, and room to develop and advance your career.

We’re committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability status. We want to support diverse and inclusive work environments and are actively looking for people who share our values.

For general enquiries, please contact us at

To apply, please click this link and follow the application process. You will be asked to upload a CV and detailed cover letter, demonstrating how you meet the criteria required for the job as detailed in the job description.