Overview

Do you want to be at the forefront of leading an award winning Student Union?

Are you passionate about student democracy, activities, advice, and peer support?

Then we want you!

We are looking for a new Director, with experience of strategic leadership, management, EDI, and engagement within a membership led organisation. Full JD and details can be found within the application pack here: UWSU_Recruitment_Pack_DOMS.pdf (sums.su)

If you work for us, you will receive…

A very generous annual leave allowance: 28 days (excluding Bank Holidays), plus winter and spring closure periods of at least three weeks per annum, and of course, your birthday off!

Religious holiday leave and/or Charity Days in addition to annual leave

Pilot period of reduced summer hours (30 instead of 35 per week) on full pay

Hybrid working

Flexible working, with a strong emphasis on healthy balance between work and home

Free access to confidential therapy through SelfSpace

Free access to campus gym

 

2. We support staff learning and development

✅ We have a significant learning and development budget

✅ In addition, you’ll have access to internal training courses

 

3. We value diversity and inclusion highly

Westminster’s student body is one of the most diverse in London, and we strongly believe our staff team should reflect that! We therefore highly encourage individuals from an ethnic minority background to apply for this post, as we continue to reflect our diverse student body.

Do we require a University degree to work with us? No.

What about a background in Students’ Unions or Higher Education? Also no.

We welcome staff from all professional backgrounds and appreciate diversity of thought – it’s your experience and ability to work with people that matters here.

And we back all this up with accreditations and awards!

⭐️ Best Staff Wellbeing Strategy (NUS)

⭐️ Investors in People (Gold)

⭐️ Investors in Diversity

⭐️ 94% positive employee engagement score (NUS)

If you are worried at all about whether you’re the right fit for us – reach out for a chat! We value who you are more than what you might have on paper, so if you’re feeling that imposter syndrome – reach out for a chat!

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