Strathclyde Students’ Union
Strathclyde Students’ Union

Charity registered in Scotland SC005914

We strive to enhance the Strathclyde experience by promoting, representing and supporting students' interests and welfare. Our diverse social, cultural and sporting opportunities offer all students the chance to thrive.

Current vacancies

Adviser (Generalist)

  • Full time
  • £28,756
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th August 2022

Would you like to come and work for the number one Student Union in Scotland as voted in the recent Whatuni Student Choice awards?

We are looking for an Adviser to work in our Advice Hub which offers independent, confidential advice to students on a wide range of issues, including student funding and finance including benefits, academic advice, housing and general student life and wellbeing.

This role will provide a professional, confidential, and accurate advice and support service to students, seeking to empower them to understand their rights and take action to resolve issues. The post-holder will be committed to developing the quality & impact of advocacy and advice for our members.

We are looking for applicants who have a positive approach, are pro-active and thrive in a busy workplace.

This is an exciting time to join Strath Union following our move into a new building in the heart of the campus of Strathclyde University.

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Mental Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £23,067 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st March 2021

Strath Union are looking for a Mental Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator. This is a non-clinical role which will lead the development and delivery of a positive and proactive mental health and wellbeing strategy for students on behalf of Strathclyde Students’ Union (Strath Union) with a focus on our strategic priority of building a resilient student community. Intersectionality will be at the heart of all activity as well as an understanding of the student populations at Strathclyde. The role will work closely with the Vice President Welfare to define areas of focus for campaigning and activity, but will also be self-directed in terms of identify areas of opportunity for growth and innovation around mental health and wellbeing for students living both on and off campus. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences, and abilities. We particularly welcome applications from disabled candidates, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, and LGB, trans, and non-binary candidates.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st May 2021

Do you want to transform and enhance the lives of students in Glasgow?

Strathclyde Students’ Union is the representative body for all Strathclyde Students. We have a rich heritage and a bright and exciting future. We are currently finalising our brand-new Union, a state-of-the-art facility at the heart of the campus and a key component of a world leading student experience at the University of Strathclyde.

We are excited to recruit a new Trustee to join our Board at this pivotal moment for the organisation.

The Union strives to enhance the Strathclyde experience by promoting, representing and supporting students' interests and welfare. Our diverse social, cultural and sporting opportunities offer all students the chance to thrive. We are dedicated to representing all 22,000 students at the University of Strathclyde. We ensure they are fairly represented and lobby on key issues to bring them to the attention of the University.

Additionally, we run a range of commercial services from bars and coffee shops to merchandise and advertising. We are seeking to diversify our income through retail, food, conferencing and events in the coming years and are looking for a trustee to join our board who ideally has experience in catering, hospitality and leisure.

You should also have one or more skills in the following areas:

  • Experience of strategic leadership
  • Experience of growing and developing commercial enterprises with a focus on food, drink and retail spaces
  • Experience of financial management
  • Experience of business and commerce
  • Previous experience as a Trustee or other non-executive role

As a Trustee we will provide:

  • Induction, training and reimburse all reasonable expenses
  • Opportunities to make strategic decisions and develop your skills
  • Opportunities to network with senior professionals
  • Shape and improve the experience of Strathclyde students

The expected commitment is approximately one day per month and this would constitute up to six board meetings per annum (including at least one away day). There are also sub-committees of the Board, including Finance, Audit and Risk, HR & Culture, Remuneration and Nominations committees. In addition, there may be other ad-hoc elements where trustees can be involved, including short-life working groups, playing an ambassadorial role and attending functions and events in their capacity as a Trustee.

Strathclyde Students’ Union is committed to promoting diversity and equality for all and welcomes applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from trustees with disabilities, from ethnic minority backgrounds, and those with diverse sexualities or marginalised gender identities as these groups are underrepresented.

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Social Media Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,067
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 13th August 2021

With our upcoming move to a new building, located in the heart of campus, we are looking for a Social Media Coordinator to join our team and share the story of Strath Union across all social media channels.

We are looking for someone who is energetic, friendly and keen to get involved in numerous campaigns, while also being organised and focused.

Experience of creating campaigns that drive up engagement and a firm grasp of the student audience will support the role holder to achieve success in this job.

This is an exciting time to join Strath Union and build connections with students as they return to campus, galvanising them to tell their own stories and contribute to the overall Union community.

We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences, and abilities. We particularly welcome applications from disabled candidates, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, and LGB, trans, and non-binary candidates.

To apply please upload your CV and covering letter here hr.breathehr.com/v/social-media-coordinator-17909

Interviews will take place w/c 23rd August 2021.

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Adviser (Housing and Student Finance)

  • Full time
  • £28,756
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd November 2021

We are looking for an Adviser to provide a professional, confidential, and accurate advice and support service, particularly on housing matters, student funding and finance, and relevant welfare benefits advice and representation to University of Strathclyde students. The post-holder will be committed to developing the quality & impact of advocacy and advice for our members. We are looking for applicants who have a positive approach, are pro-active and thrive in a busy workplace.

This is an exciting time to join Strath Union following our move into a new building in the heart of the campus of Strathclyde University.

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Advice Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,309
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th March 2022

We are looking for experienced individual to lead our Advice Hub with responsibility for providing support, information, campaigns, and advice to Strathclyde students. The Advice Manager sits within Strath Union’s Management Team and maintains line management responsibility for staff within the Advice Hub, the provision of support and supervision for advisers and their casework management, including expert advice on casework matters. The Advice Manager will ensure that the work of the department is carried out to a high standard in-line with both the strategic and operational plans.

This is an exciting time to join Strath Union following our move into a new building in the heart of the campus of Strathclyde University.

Please download the Job Description below for further details about the role.

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Adviser (Academic)

  • Full time
  • £28,756
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th June 2022

We are looking for an Adviser to provide a professional, confidential, and accurate advice and support service, particularly on academic policy and procedure and student funding but will also support advice delivery on housing matters, wellbeing, and relevant welfare benefits advice. The post-holder will be committed to developing the quality & impact of advocacy and advice for our members. We are looking for applicants who have a positive approach, are pro-active and thrive in a busy workplace.

This is an exciting time to join Strath Union following our move into a new building in the heart of the campus of Strathclyde University.

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Entrepreneurship Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,487 – £26,341
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th July 2022

Would you like to come and work at the number one Union in Scotland (as voted in the recent Whatuni Student Choice awards)? Strath Union is looking for a talented Entrepreneurship Coordinator to join our growing team in our new Student Union Building in the heart of the Strathclyde University Campus.

We are looking for someone who has knowledge of entrepreneurship to develop Strath Union’s entrepreneurship offering through partnership with Strathclyde Inspire. You will work to collaboratively with Strathclyde Inspire staff to deliver partnership objectives, create new student employability opportunities, and develop our Jobshop.

We are looking for applicants who have a positive approach, are pro-active, and thrive in a busy workplace.

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Volunteering Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,487 – £26,341
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th July 2022

Would you like to come and work at the number one Union in Scotland (as voted in the recent Whatuni Student Choice awards)? Strath Union is looking for a talented Volunteering Coordinator to join our growing team in our new Student Union Building in the heart of the Strathclyde University Campus.

We are looking for someone with experience of working with volunteers to develop Strath Union’s volunteering offering and increase student engagement in both Union-delivered and external opportunities.

We are looking for applicants who have a positive approach, are pro-active, and thrive in a busy workplace.

If this sounds like the role for you, we look forward to receiving your application.

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Representation Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,487 – £26,341
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th July 2022

Would you like to come and work at the number one Union in Scotland (as voted in the recent Whatuni Student Choice awards)? Strath Union is looking for a talented Representation Coordinator to join our growing team in our new Student Union Building in the heart of the Strathclyde University Campus.

We are looking for someone with relevant experience to develop our academic representation system and energise student engagement with representation. The role will include training and supporting student reps and working in partnership with the University of Strathclyde to amplify the student voice.

We are looking for applicants who have a positive approach, are pro-active, and thrive in a busy workplace.

If this sounds like the role for you, we look forward to receiving your application.

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Sport Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,756 – £32,344
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th July 2022

Would you like to come and work at the number one Union in Scotland (as voted in the recent Whatuni Student Choice awards)?

Strath Union is looking for a talented Sport Manager to join our growing team at Strathclyde Students' Union and take student Sport to the next level.

We are seeking a dynamic manager to lead the operational delivery of the Sports Union and implement a sector-leading club development programme.

The post-holder will line manage the Sports Union staff team and implement a comprehensive training programme for student volunteers who lead on the delivery of sports club activities.

The individual will have good influencing and negotiating skills and be able to develop a strong working relationship with a range of partners and stakeholders, most notably Strathclyde Sport and the Sports Executive Committee. Furthermore, they will have an in-depth knowledge of the higher education sport landscape and possess excellent communication skills in a team environment. We are looking for applicants who have a positive approach, are pro-active, and thrive in a busy workplace.

If this sounds like the role for you, we look forward to receiving your application.

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