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Student Communities Coordinator

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Job Type
21 Sep 2022

The University of Nottingham Students' Union has an exciting opportunity for a Student Communities Coordinator - Community Building to join our team based in Nottingham. You will work on a full time, permanent basis, and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £19,500 per annum.

Who are weand what do we do?

Here at the University of Nottingham Students' Union, we are a connected student community. A brilliant, diverse, ambitious community, 38,000 strong. We are proudly independent from the university and right at the heart of student life. We're a diverse community from first-year undergraduates to research students, elected student Officers, and staff, to volunteers, pioneers, and so much more. Together, we are getting involved, making change, and supporting each other, making student life at the University of Nottingham the very best it can be.

We are one of the largest Students' Union in the country, connecting 38,000 student members to share, support, and inspire each other while at University. As a registered charity we act as the recognised representative body of all students at the University, and every student is automatically a member free of charge. We provide a range of activities, events, campaigning, and commercial and professional services that benefit and support students to get involved, find support and make change.

The Student Communities Coordinator role:

The Student Communities Coordinator for Community Building builds and facilitates student communities, whilst increasing participation from under-represented and disadvantaged groups to build a sense of belonging and promote mental and physical wellbeing. The role empowers students to develop and create communities, projects and initiatives and will support on volunteer and community group management for larger student led projects and programmes such as our Welcome Programme and Global buddies.

What are we looking for in our Student Communities Coordinator?

  • Educated to A-level/NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent)
  • Experience of working with and supporting student or community activity and members to deliver and develop their activities
  • Experience of delivering engagement activities and services
  • Experience of supporting and coaching others
  • Experience of using content management system (CMS) to support the delivery of a service
  • Experience of developing and delivering effective training and presenting information to a range of audiences with differing levels of knowledge

Our People Offer:

When you come to you bring your skills, experience, talent, commitment and a desire to do a great job. Our Students' Union prides itself on being inclusive, working collaboratively and empowering individuals to be the best they can. In return we want to be an employer where every member of the staff team feels valued, trusted, inspired, and able to grow and to have fun. We welcome people from different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs - this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We value diversity, promote equity and challenge discrimination. We are on a journey to increase the diversity of our staff team and we would like to encourage applications from disabled, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds to better reflect the diverse community we serve.

We offer a range of employee benefits which support employee wellbeing such as flexi-time, flexible working, generous holiday allowance, generous staff pension, paid Union closure days, learning and development opportunities and much more.

If you like working in a vibrant and fast-changing environment, you will enjoy working with us at the University of Nottingham Students' Union.

For a full role profile, role dimensions, person specification and to apply for the role as our Student Communities Coordinator, then please click 'apply' now! We'd love to hear from you!

Closing date: Midnight Wednesday 5th October 2022Interviews: Thursday 13th October 2022

Please note, applications from agencies will not be accepted at this stage.

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  • Job Reference: 718009562-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Students' Union University of Nottingham
    Students' Union University of Nottingham
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: £19,500
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent