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Beds SU is the official Students' Union of the University of Bedfordshire, helping every student get the most out of their university experience. We campaign on issues that students care about, as well as providing lots of opportunities for students to meet new people, develop their skills, campaign for change and try something new.

We are an ambitious bunch and we are proud of our achievements. To help us continue to drive our organisation forward, we look for talented, enthusiastic and inspiring individuals to join the team. All our full-time permanent roles offer a range of great benefits, including an Opt-in healthcare scheme, a Free NUS Extra Card, a Childcare voucher scheme, and additional concessionary days on top of your holiday allowance. Plus, we pride ourselves on being able to offer all our staff excellent personal and professional development prospects.

Download Our Recruitment Pack  - Find out more about us and why we think Beds SU is a great place to work.

View our Recruitment Commitments - We believe a fair recruitment process is the best way to find the right person for the job.

Beds SU is committed to diversity and inclusion amongst its staff, reflecting the communities it serves. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications for vacant positions from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

 Vacancies  

We recruit into three types of roles:

Permanent Roles - full-time positions aimed at both local, national and international applicants

Internships -  full-time positions aimed at both local, national and international applicants

Student Staff - Part time flexible employment available to current University of Bedfordshire students

Unpaid Roles - Volunteering opportunities within the SU such as external trustees


 Permanent Roles 

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 Internships 

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 Student Staff Roles 

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 Voluntary Roles 

EXTERNAL TRUSTEE (Two Positions)

Expenses reimbursement | Skills development opportunity 

We are currently looking for two enthusiastic and motivated external trustees with a passion for the student movement to join our Board of Trustees. Applications are open to all who feel they can bring skills and expertise to our organisation, however, applicants with a financial, commercial or education background are of particular interest to us.
 
Beds SU is managed by a Chief Executive Officer and directed by Executive Officers that are elected annually. Alongside our Executive Officers, two student trustees and four external trustees make up our Board of Trustees. Our trustees are key to ensuring that the Senior Leadership Team are held to account and that organisational objectives are being met. Further to this, we value the support and advice that our Board of Trustees offers. 
 
The Board of Trustees meets four times a year (usually in October, January, April and July) with meetings rotating to a different campus each time. 

To find out more about this role, please take a look at our External Trustee Profile here.
 
Interested in being a part of a vibrant and fast developing student organisation? Then we would love to hear from you! Please complete our online the application, along with a personal statement to apply. 

Should you have any questions about this position, please contact Amy McLaughlan at amy.mclaughlan@beds.ac.uk

Beds SU is committed to diversity and inclusion amongst its staff and volunteers, reflecting the communities it serves. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

External Trustee Application Form: CLICK HERE 

Application deadline: Monday 14 January 2019, 10am

 

STUDENT TRUSTEE (Two Positions)

Expenses reimbursement | Skills development opportunity 

Beds SU is currently offering two great work experience opportunities for the right students! We are currently looking for talented individuals with a keen interest in democracy and governance to join our Board of Trustees.

Beds SU is a student-led organisation, managed by a Chief Executive Officer and directed by Executive Officers that are elected annually. Alongside our Executive Officers, two student trustees and four external trustees make up our Board of Trustees. Our trustees are key to ensuring that the Senior Leadership Team are held to account and that organisational objectives are being met. Further to this, we value the support and advice that our Board of Trustees offers. 
 
The Board of Trustees meets four times a year (usually in October, January, April and July) with meetings rotating to a different campus each time. 

To find out more about this role, please take a look at our Student Trustee Profile here.
 
Interested in being a trustee? Then we want to hear from you! Please complete our online the application, along with a personal statement to apply. 

Should you have any questions about this position, please contact Amy McLaughlan at amy.mclaughlan@beds.ac.uk

Beds SU is committed to diversity and inclusion amongst its staff and volunteers, reflecting the communities it serves. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

PLEASE NOTE: You must be a Univerisity of Bedfordshire student in year 2018/19 in order to take up this position

Student Trustee Application Form: CLICK HERE 

Application deadline: Monday 14 January 2019, 10am

 

 

 


Useful links

The following templates will be needed in order to complete an application:

Education History Template 

Training History Template 

Employment History Template