GCU Students' Association
GCU Students' Association

Charity registered in Scotland SC022887

GCU Students Association exists to represent and enable GCU students to enhance all aspects of their student experience. We are an award winning Students Association. We were the first Students Association to have received the NUS Scotland University Students Association of the Year Award in 2011 and the first Students Association, within the modern Scottish universities, to have achieved the Student Union Evaluation Initiative Award.

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Executive Assistant

  • Full time
  • £19,059
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th January 2020

We are recruiting for an Executive Assistant. This is a varied role supporting our elected Full Time Officers and Chief Executive. The main tasks are organising the diaries of the Full Time Officers, clerking meetings, organising travel and planning times that the Officers will engage with the members. You should have a positive, welcoming and can do attitude and have previous experience in an administrative role. Maintaining confidentiality is a key attribute for this role. We are interested in capable employees of any age and welcome applications from people from a range of backgrounds. We are happy to support you in developing your knowledge about our Students' Association. We want to foster a diverse and inclusive working environment.

Employees receive 38 days annual leave (that includes 13 bank holidays) and we have other enhanced benefits and policies to support employee wellbeing, care responsibilities and flexible working. This includes our offices closing over the Christmas period. This post holder can apply to work within our Flexi-Time Policy, however you will be required to work 8 evenings throughout the year. Our location is handy for Buchanan Bus Station and Queen and Central Station.

Read our Mission, Vision and Values, Governance and Democracy Structure and Competency Framework to better understand us, the behaviours we seek and how we operate as a student-led organisation.

This vacancy has now closed

External Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd November 2020

We are seeking an External Trustee to sit on our Trustee Board who has strategic thinking, independent judgement, an ability to think creatively and a willingness to speak your mind. This is a volunteer position. We are ideally looking to appoint an External Trustee with knowledge or experience in one of the following areas:

• Financial Management

• Digital Engagement

• Human Resources

• Income Generation

• Strategic Planning

• Project Management

• Third Sector

• Marketing and Communications

• Community Engagement

Trustees are not expected to be experts in any area. All applications will be considered. This is for a three year term. We would particularly like an individual that has experience of financial management, for example has experience in setting budgets and reading Management Accounts and Audited Accounts. Our income is normally about £0.75M annually. You can read our audited accounts that includes our annual achievements and performance.

A full induction and training programme will be provided. You would be expected to attend at least four meetings a year, an annual training event and some social activities. The meetings are currently taking place online due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Please note that current GCU students and employees cannot apply to be a External Trustee.