Job Vacancies

Jobs

We are looking for positive and bright people to join our AberSU staff family. To apply for any of the roles below please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form to ceostaff@aber.ac.uk by the listed closing date. 


Societies Development Coordinator

Salary: £19,000-£21,000  

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to join our team. Our Societies Development Coordinator will promote student participation in societies, for the purposes of growing shared interest communities, developing transferrable skills, and providing valuable extra-curricular opportunities for members.  

This is an exciting time to join a fun and ambitious Students Union and to become part of our friendly AberSU family. We are one year into a period of strategic change having enjoyed a number of successes in year one including:

  • 35% of students voting in our main elections (up from 18% in 2016)
  • 40% of students are in a Students’ Union Club or Society
  • 2017 NUS Wales HE SU of the year and Student Opportunities Award
  • 2018 NUS Wales Student Opportunities award
  • A range of Societies won National Society awards.

We offer generous leave entitlement and encourage staff wellbeing by enabling staff to use 2 hours a week of work time for wellbeing activity.

Application deadline: 9am 1 March 2019

Interview: 11 March 2019

To apply please read the job description and person specification and email a completed application form and an equal opportunities form to ceostaff@aber.ac.uk by the deadline.

Interview expenses can be reimbursed and we are also happy to consider interview via skype.

Aberystwyth is a great and unique place to live and work – recently voted in the Guardian’s top 5 places to move to for beaches in the UK. We have a great café, food and social culture in an amazing coastal location with only short drives to the Mountains in Snowdonia or Brecon National Parks.


Full-time Officer

£17,500 per annum - 28 Days Annual Leave

Current Aberystwyth University Students Only.

We are looking for positive and enthusiastic students to be the voice of Aberystwyth students. There are 5 Full-time Officers who are elected and paid for one year outside of their studies to serve as the political leaders of AberSU. Each have individual duties in their respective roles which they deliver based on student feedback.

Together they are the voice of Aberystwyth students and are collectively responsible for promoting and defending the rights of students, campaigning on issues, promoting involvement in the Union and coordinating student zones and groups.

As a Full-time Officer, you will also be an officer trustee and sit on the Board of Trustees as well as taking various seats on University management committees to speak on behalf of students to those groups. All elected officers will be provided with training, support and guidance to carry out the role and represent students.

Starting after on the 1st July 2019, you will carry out the role on a full-time basis, with training and support provided until June 30th 2020.

Closing date: 12pm Tuesday 26th February 2019.

Full-time Officer Role Descriptions

For more information on how to apply visit www.abersu.co.uk/elections.

If you would like to have conversation before applying, please email martin.dodd@aber.ac.uk.


Volunteer Officers (incl. Faculty Representatives) (Voluntary)

Current Aberystwyth University Students Only.

We are looking for positive and enthusiastic students to be the voice of Aberystwyth students. Each Volunteer Officer and Faculty Representative has a specific role, and some may represent specific groups of students.

Please note only students that define into these specific groups can stand or vote for that role. For example, only students who self-define as being disabled can stand or vote for the Disabled Students' Officer role.

Starting on the 1st July 2019, you will carry out the role alongside your studies with training and support provided until June 30th 2020.

Closing date: 12pm Tuesday 26th February 2019.

Volunteer Officer  Role Descriptions (incl. Faculty Representatives)

For more information on how to apply visit www.abersu.co.uk/elections.

If you would like to have conversation before applying, please email martin.dodd@aber.ac.uk.


External Trustee

AberSU represents the interests of 8000 students at Aberystwyth University. We want Aber students to love student life and be ready for anything, and work to ensure that they have an epic student journey, are happy, healthy and empowered, with lasting friendships and promising futures.

We are looking for a passionate and bright person to join our Aber family and enhance our Trustee Board with expertise in one of the following areas:

  • Sporting or outdoor activity management
  • Volunteering
  • Community development
  • Health and Safety/Risk Management

Application deadline 18.02.2019 @midnight. To apply email your CV and a cover letter to ceostaff@aber.ac.uk

Interviews:04.02.2019