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Who We Are

Part business, part charity, part membership body – students’ unions are all seriously fun places to work. They are organisations in their own right. Professionally run, but different. Professional teams support elected student leaders to make change, improve lives, and fulfil potential; we help make this happen.

Why Apply?

Because you’re excited by the challenge! The exact opposite of corporate, we’re progressive, daring, and creative individuals working to make a difference in unconventional workplaces.

Benefits and Perks

In return for your passion and experience we offer:

  • 25 days holidays per year to 30 days of annual leave after 5 years
  • Up to 6 additional days at Christmas and Easter closure periods
  • Enrolment into the pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to Work scheme, enabling significant savings on bicycle purchase
  • UAL staff training courses
  • NUS card
  • Flexibility for work-life balance
  • Interest free travel loan

How We Recruit

We want to ensure all systems, policies, and processes are free from bias or discrimination and are fair and accessible. Therefore, we decided that all candidates have to complete our application form and 'Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Contact' form in order to apply for a job.

Application forms are formatted to ensure the equality monitoring data is removed before applications are reviewed by the shortlisting panel. This process allows us to ensure that the shortlisting is completed in a fair and consistent manner, and that all applicants are provided with the same opportunity to demonstrate their abilities.

Full time roles

LCC Events Coordinator

Salary:  £26,360 per annum

Working Hours: 37 hrs per week

Contract type:  FTE 1.0

Location: Central London but post holder may be required to work flexibly across other university or Students’ Union sites

Who we are

Part business, part charity, part membership body – students’ unions are all seriously fun places to work. They are organisations in their own right. Professionally run, but different. Professional teams support elected student leaders to make change, improve lives and fulfil potential; we help make it happen.

Arts SU deliver charitable services and support for students at University of the Arts London. We employ around 35 permanent staff, many hundreds of student staff and volunteers across our business. The Union has two main sources of income – an annual grant from the University and income generated through trading services such as bars & coffees shops.

About the job

Arts Students’ Union (Arts SU) is looking for a creative Events Coordinator to join the Community Team, based at London College of Communication (LCC). We are looking for a highly organised, and creative individual to support the programming and delivery of student-led events and initiatives at LCC.

This role will act as liaison between Arts SU and LCC, and work closely with the Darkroom Bar Manager to deliver events in the SU owned bar. The LCC Events Coordinator will support the elected College Officer to plan and deliver their events, alongside programming cultural and liberation events such as Black History Month, LGBTQ+ History Month, International Women’s Day, and Lunar New Year.

The LCC Events Coordinator will organise creative events including workshops, screenings, talks, and social events at LCC and in the local community. This role will also include managing the LCC Student Led Gallery/Project Space, providing support to student-led exhibitions, and administering funding to student projects. The successful candidate will also be expected to support delivery of large-scale Arts SU projects including the Freshers’ programme, and Arts SU Elections.

Who we are looking for?

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, with an interest in art and design, film and media, and the ability to think creatively and problem solve. They will be highly organised, with excellent communication skills, and the ability to foster relationships with UAL staff, students, and local businesses. The successful candidate will have experience in event coordination, working with young people, and will be able to work effectively independently as well as part of a team.

Questions?

If you have any queries or wish to have an informal chat about the role, please contact

Annesah Al Harbi

a.alharbi@su.arts.ac.uk

How we recruit

We want to ensure all systems, policies and processes are free from bias or discrimination and are fair and accessible, therefore we ask that all candidates complete our Application Process in two stages:

Part 1 (Application Form) is all about you telling us about your suitability for the role and will be used to determine if you are shortlisted for interview.

Part 2 (Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Contact Form) is personal information – so we can contact you if you are shortlisted for the interview. It also helps us gather and analyse demographic information about our applicants. This part will only be seen by HR and will not have any impact on shortlisting.

Application forms are formatted to ensure the equality monitoring data is removed before applications are seen by the shortlisting panel. This process allows us to ensure that the shortlisting is done in a fair and consistent manner and all applicants are given the same opportunity to demonstrate their abilities.

Want to apply?

To apply please complete our online application

For further information, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

If you would like to have an informal chat about this role please contact info@su.arts.ac.uk

Closing date:  Monday 25th November 2019

Interview Date: Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Part time & Fixed term roles

There are no staff roles available at the moment. Please check back again soon. 

Student Staff Roles

Advice Engagement Assistant

Salary:  £10.55 per hour

Working Hours: ~ 4 hours per week during term time but may increase/decrease depending on busy periods/workload

Contract type: Zero-hours

Location: Central London but post holder may be required to work flexibly across other university or Students’ Union sites

Who we are

Part business, part charity, part membership body – students’ unions are all seriously fun places to work. They are organisations in their own right. Professionally run, but different. Professional teams support elected student leaders to make change, improve lives and fulfil potential; we help make it happen.

Arts SU deliver charitable services and support for students at University of the Arts London. We employ around 35 permanent staff, many hundreds of student staff and volunteers across our business. The Union has two main sources of income – an annual grant from the University and income generated through trading services such as bars & coffees shops.

About the job

As an Advice Engagement Assistant, you’ll be a key member of the SU Advice Team. We provide advice and support to UAL students on academic and housing issues; helping students when they need us most. You can find out more about our service here.

Your role will be two-fold, you’ll work with the team to promote the Advice Service on campus and online, making sure that students know we are there for them. You’ll hand out leaflets, answer questions and make referrals. You’ll also help shape our social media messaging to make sure we’re reaching students across our colleges.

The second aspect of the role will be to help out the team by answering queries, booking in appointments with our Advisers and referring students to external services where necessary. You will also be helping us record notes on our customer relationship management system.

We’ll provide you with full training and support to help you in your role.

Who we are looking for?

You should be enthusiastic, proactive and empathetic. You’ll need good time-management skills, a creative flair for promoting our messages via different mediums and the confidence to go up to students on campus and speak to them about advice.

Part of your role will be speaking with students, listening non-judgmentally and responsibly signposting. You will be speaking to your peers on campus and should feel confident about having potentially sensitive conversations.

Previous experience in a support or engagement position is desirable, but not necessary.

Why apply?

  • We pay the London Living Wage.
  • We are flexible and can work around your schedule.
  • You’ll develop lots of useful skills and be able to bring your talents to the role.
  • You’ll meet new people, have fun and make a real impact on students’ lives at UAL.

Questions?

If you have any queries or wish to have an informal chat about the role, please contact

Helen Clarke, Student Adviser

Helen.clarke@su.arts.ac.uk

How we recruit

We want to ensure all systems, policies and processes are free from bias or discrimination and are fair and accessible, therefore we ask that all candidates complete our Application Process in two stages:

Part 1 (Application Form) is all about you telling us about your suitability for the role and will be used to determine if you are shortlisted for interview.

Part 2 (Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Contact Form) is personal information – so we can contact you if you are shortlisted for the interview. It also helps us gather and analyse demographic information about our applicants. This part will only be seen by HR and will not have any impact on shortlisting.

Application forms are formatted to ensure the equality monitoring data is removed before applications are seen by the shortlisting panel. This process allows us to ensure that the shortlisting is done in a fair and consistent manner and all applicants are given the same opportunity to demonstrate their abilities.

Want to apply?

To apply please complete our online application

For further information, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

If you would like to have an informal chat about this role please contact info@su.arts.ac.uk

Closing date: 4th December 2019, midnight

Interview Date: w/c 9th December 2019