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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. Arts Students’ Union and LSE Students’ Union work in partnership, sharing members of staff, knowledge, and best practice. With more than 30,000 members across 7 higher education institutions and bold new strategies, we’re two of the most unique and exciting SUs in the country.

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
  • Free LSE Students’ Union gym membership, advice from dedicated professionals
  • Wide range of activities including yoga classes, dance classes, pilates classes
  • Cycle to Work scheme, enabling significant savings on bicycle purchase
  • Access to LSE & 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, Part time & Fixed term roles

Academic Representation Coordinator

Salary:  £24,969.69 per annum

Working Hours: 37

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract (12 Months) with Possibility of Extension

About the job

 

We are seeking a creative and organised individual to help the Academic Representation Team support the work of course reps at LSE and UAL, providing the necessary assistance to ensure their voice is heard as well as giving them opportunities to develop within their role.

Course reps form the heart of making change at any higher education institution, and are the cornerstone of the work we do as a Students’ Union. Elected by their peers, they play a key role in providing feedback to those in positions of power, running campaigns on issues they are passionate about and collaborating with members of staff in order to make change.

Who we are looking for?

 

The successful candidate will be working to support and champion these reps throughout their journey, from their recruitment and training to facilitating meetings and events where they can raise key issues, as well as providing support for those reps who wish to run campaigns on issues they are passionate about.

The candidate will also be responsible for many of the administrative functions within the Academic Representation team, ensuring the representation system runs as smoothly and effectively as possible.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the change making process, and possess the necessary interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with students from a variety of subjects and backgrounds.

The successful applicant should also have strong organisational and administrative skills, in order to ensure the systems and processes needed for effective academic representation are in place.

We welcome applications from those with experience working in a higher education setting, but this is not essential, and candidates with experience from other areas will be considered.

At Arts SU/LSESU we are committed to learning and development and as such will support the successful candidate to develop within the role.

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.

Want to apply?

If you wish to informally discuss the role, please get in touch with Frankie Quinn, Academic Representation Manager (F.Quinn@lse.ac.uk). F.Quinn@lse.ac.uk

Academic Representation Coordinator Job Description

To apply for this role please complete the online application form, which can be found underneath.

Closing date:  Friday 15th March 2019 at 10am.

Interview date: Week Commencing 25th March

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Bar Manager

Salary: Circa   £30,000 per annum

Location:Central London, mainly Elephant & Castle but flexibility to any UAL site

Working Hours: 37 hours per week – hours expected to be 2.30pm -10.30pm Monday -Thursday. Fridays 4pm-midnight. Minimum weekends although flexibility required

Contract type:  Fixed term until 30th June 2020 with possible extension.

About the job

 

The best Bar Manager job in London….. probably! This is a great opportunity to work with creative and engaged Arts students in a dedicated student bar. You will be responsible for overall management of the bar and the space, booking and overseeing events, managing a small team, complying to licensing and delivering a fun, social and safe space for University of Arts students and their guests to enjoy. In general you won’t be required to work weekends and Monday-Thursday is usually 10.30pm finish although some later nights and events will be planned so flexibility is required.

Who we are looking for

Someone who is a self-starter, capable of working without supervision on a daily basis and someone who is looking for an opportunity to run their own outlet alongside training and managing a small team of staff .

You need to be approachable, enjoy working with people, ability to negotiate with suppliers and positively react to suggestions on drinks trends or activities in the Bar. It is essential that you can manage a budget and daily financial procedures, respectful of and able to demonstrate good knowledge of licensing requirements and Health & Safety whilst still enabling customers to enjoy themselves.

Darkroom Bar Manager Job Description & Person Specification

Want to apply?

To apply for this role submit your CV to on the Indeed Website

Closing date:  14th March 2019 at 10am.

We reserve the right to close the application window early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications

Starting date: As soon as possible

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Finance Assistant

Salary:  £23,000 - £25,000 per annum

Working Hours: 37

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract (6 Months) with Possibility of Extension

About the job

 

A great opportunity has become available to join the Finance Team. This role supports the finance team and the Finance Manager by ensuring that all transactions are processed accurately, all income is billed and collected and payments and expenses are made on time and recorded correctly. The post holder will also be responsible for providing excellent customer service to staff and students in helping deal with finance queries and the administration of finances through electronic and manual systems. So we require someone with a hands-on, flexible approach.

The Finance Assistant will assist in preparation of reports and reconciliations There will be some involvement with month/year end and annual budgets processes.

Who we are looking for?

 

We are looking for someone with previous experience as a Finance Assistant, who is willing to learn and be developed.

Be able to demonstrate experience working within a finance.

The ideal candidate would be a conscientious and organised team player, who is able to use their own initiative to help deliver high quality service.

Have strong excel and analytical skills with an excellent attention to detail

Experience with Exchequer Accounting would be helpful but not essential

Benefits and Perks

 

In return for your passion and experience we offer:

25 days holidays per year

Additional closure periods at Christmas and Easter

Free LSE Students’ Union gym membership, advice from dedicated professionals, with a wide range of activities including yoga classes, dance classes, pilates classes

Cycle to Work scheme enabling significant savings on bicycle purchase

Access to LSE & UAL staff training courses

Ability to purchase TOTUM (NUS) card giving wide range of discounts

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 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.

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.

Want to apply?

 

To apply for this role please complete the online application form, which can be found underneath.

Closing date:  2nd April 2019.

 

Interview date: Week Commencing 8th April

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Student Staff Roles

 

Event Delivery Staff

Pay: London Living Wage (£10.55 per hour)

Contract: Zero Hours

About the job

Arts SU is recruiting Event Delivery Staff to support with the delivery of Arts Unlocked events throughout March-June 2019.

Arts Unlocked is a programme of events with the aim introducing UAL students to the local artist and maker communities in London, and providing opportunities for students to make friends, connections and foster future collaborations. Arts Unlocked events include creative workshops with artists, studio and exhibition visits, art tours, nights out, events focussed on wellbeing, and events specifically programmed for students who identify as BAME, LGBTQ+, disabled, and women.

The Event Delivery Staff will support the Arts Unlocked team to deliver the events on the day; making students feel welcome, collecting attendance data, and reporting back to the Programme Manager and Curator team.

Event Delivery Staff Job Description and Person Specification

Please be aware some of these activities involve evening and weekend work. It is essential that you are available for shifts from March – June (see dates below).

Want to apply?

Please complete the Application form and Equal Opportunities form, and send to jobs@su.arts.ac.uk by Monday 11th March, 12pm. If you wish to discuss the roles informally, please contact Annesah Al Harbi on 0207 514 6270.

Key Dates:

Deadline for Applications: Monday 11th March, 12 noon

Interviews: Wednesday 13th March

Training Day: Wednesday 20th March

Event dates: 22nd March (evening), 26th March (afternoon), 3rd April (evening), 4th April (morning)