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Student Health Project Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £24,328 pro-rata
  • 1 Papermill Wynd, Edinburgh EH7 4QL
  • Closing 29th April 2019

  • Advertised from 16th April 2019
  • 0.8 FTE. Fixed Term 12 months.
  • In addition to pay you will get annual leave, access to parental policies and flexible working options.


Who are we?

Part political, part business and part charity - NUS is a third sector membership organisation with a twist! Professionally run, but different – the exact-opposite of corporate. Collaborating with over 550 amazing member students’ unions, we provide a huge range of services and support to them. NUS colleagues work together every day to support elected student leaders - as they make change in the world and improve the lives of students - we help make it happen!

What’s the job?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within NUS Scotland to join our team supporting our Think Positive project work. This role will coordinate and deliver a flagship conference on student mental health working to engage stakeholders to learn and share good practice.

The successful candidate should have knowledge or experience in event planning, project delivery and developing relationships with external stakeholders. Excellent communications skills and the ability to work across teams will be especially valued.

This is a fixed term post for 12 months from start date, as part of the Student Mental Health Agreement project funded by the Scottish Government.

Who you are

  • With collaboration at the heart of your approach you’ll be excited to work with colleagues and stakeholders to raise the profile of Think Positive’s project work.
  • You’ll have experience of planning, delivering and evaluating events.
  • You’ll have no problems communicating clearly and effectively including through giving presentations, in writing and also over the phone.
  • You’ll have been involved with project work before and will be comfortable planning, delivering and evaluating the work whilst working towards project outcomes.
  • You’ll be used to developing relationships with external organisations and are comfortable identifying new ways to work together.
  • You’re committed to being an active part of an environment that promotes equality of opportunity whilst recognising and valuing diversity.
  • Your personal values will mean you are passionate about continually developing your knowledge and skills with the wider NUS Scotland team.

Why apply?

In return for your passion and experience we offer the flexibility for work-life balance, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector and excellent holidays and benefits.

We’re absolutely open to considering requests for job-share or part-time working.

We’re committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability.

You can be yourself here whoever you are, be proud of the work you do and build a career in a place that knows different is good.

Whoever you are, if you’re looking for something a bit out of the ordinary, we’d love to hear from you.

Application notes

For further information and to apply please visit our website

Deadline for applications: Monday 29th April 2019 -5pm.

If you’re successfully shortlisted we’ll see you at an interview on Thursday 9th May 2019.