GSA Recruitment

Advice and Welfare Coordinator

Salary: £22,000
Closing Date:  Midnight - Thursday 25th October

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Purpose:

The role of Advice and Welfare Coordinator is integral to the work of the GSA and the support we offer our members. Our advice team is made up of the Advice and Welfare Coordinator along with two advisors who work 1 day per week in the GSA and the rest of the time in the advice service at our sister organisation YUSU (University of York Students’ Union).

The successful candidate will be expected to develop the advice service and the welfare campaigns of the GSA, building on existing provision to deliver the best possible experience to postgraduate students.

You will be responsible for advising students on individual academic and welfare cases and supporting them through a number of University processes. Much of our current casework is focussed on supporting students with academic issues in particular Appeals, Mitigating Circumstances and Academic Misconduct, so experience in these areas would be beneficial.

You will also work alongside elected student representatives to lead on the planning and development of the GSA’s wellbeing and support activities in areas like mental health, accommodation, exam stress and students with children.

 

Interview Date: Thursday 1st November

Commencement Date: Immediately

Hours of Work: Full time, 37.5 hours per week (7.5 hours per day).

Place of Work: The Graduate Students’ Association, University of York, Heslington, York. The post may require some minimal travel within the UK.

Benefits: 30 Days per year holiday & All Public Holidays

Duration of Post: Permanent, subject to a satisfactory 3 month probation period.

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Representation and Democracy Coordinator

Salary: £22 000
Closing Date: Midnight - Wednesday 31st October

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Purpose:

Representation is at the heart of everything the GSA does and the introduction of this dedicated post means we can provide better support than ever to all of our postgraduate student representatives. This role is instrumental in ensuring that elected postgraduate students are adequately trained and supported to carry out their roles.

The successful candidate be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of GSA elections and that they are carried out in a fair and proper manner. This will include the administration of the election platform, ensuring elections are adequately communicated and providing training and support for candidates.

This role will provide ongoing support to all elected officers, in particular providing committee briefings for elected officers, supporting with student voice activity and engagement campaigns.

This role will also be working alongside our sister organisation YUSU (University of York Students’ Union) to elect academic reps. You will also be responsible for the training and support for postgraduate course/research and faculty reps and providing a direct link between these reps and elected officers.

 

Interview Date: Tuesday 6th November

Commencement Date: Immediately

Hours of Work: Full time, 37.5 hours per week (7.5 hours per day).

Place of Work: The Graduate Students’ Association, University of York, Heslington, York. The post may require some minimal travel within the UK.

Benefits: 30 Days per year holiday & All Public Holidays

Duration of Post: Permanent, subject to a satisfactory 3 month probation period.

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