Charity registered in Scotland SC005914
The University of Strathclyde aspires to become a world leading international technology institution with over £400m currently being invested into its physical and technological infrastructure. This ambition is shared by the University of Strathclyde Students’ Association (USSA), which provides services to the University’s 22,000 students. With income of around £2.5m and 30 career staff who are complemented by student staff, interns and volunteers, USSA’s services include advice and welfare, academic support, clubs, societies, sports, volunteering and a range of commercial outlets within the Union building.
As part of it’s continued growth and development Strathclyde Students’ Union is looking to appoint a suitably experienced Access and Participation Coordinator. The purpose of the role is to create, develop and support engagement opportunities for under-represented and widening access students including relevant student groups and activities. Such students include (but are not limited to) BAME, disabled, LGBT+, mature, care experienced and those from lower socio-economic backgrounds.
The successful candidate will work alongside elected officers and staff to research issues relevant to under-represented students and develop organisational programmes to support those students through their learner journey and will support the delivery of the Strath Union strategy and Student Engagement departmental plans.
Further details on the role can be found below and details of our strategy are available on our website: strathunion.com/about
The role is subject to a 3-month probationary period.
The post-holder will be eligible to join the Universities' LGPS Scheme (employer contributions of 29.5% and employee of 5.6%).
The post may include occasional evening and weekend work.
31 days annual leave per year plus 11 public/bank/local holidays (Pro rata as necessary)