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Bournemouth University students are part of one of the best Students’ Unions in the UK…SUBU. As winners of the 2016 NUS Education Award and sector leaders for ‘Student Voice’ in the 2017 National Student Survey, SUBU consistently delivers an outstanding experience for its students. 

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Student Trustees

Are you a BU Student interested in gain valuable experience working as part of a respected and successful organisation making a difference to students at BU?

 

SUBU is looking for at least three Student Trustees to join the SUBU Trustee Board for the academic year 2021/22.

 

Please note the role of Student Trustee is voluntary (unpaid), however, we will reimburse reasonable expenses such as travel. SUBU will also provide full training and induction on joining the Board.

 

About SUBU

 

SUBU is an independent charity dedicated to making the lives of Bournemouth University students better, whether that is through running clubs and societies, putting on events in our venues or by supporting students with our Advice Service, we are here to be the voice of students at Bournemouth University.

 

SUBU is a democratically-run organisation, led by a team of four elected sabbatical officers, who are either students who have recently graduated or are taking a break from their studies. SUBU is a registered charity and has a trustee board, which ensures the effective stewardship of the students’ union.

 

The role of the Trustee Board

 

The Board is responsible for the financial, legal and reputational integrity of the students’ union and works with the Chief Executive and management team to set the strategic direction of the organisation.

 

The SUBU board is made up of four sabbatical officers, including the President who is the chair of the board, five lay trustees, and 4 student trustees. We are looking for at least three student trustees to join the Board. You must be a student at Bournemouth University for your term of office to be eligible for this role. The term of office is for a maximum of two years.

 

Application Details

For further details on what the role entails and how to apply then please download this Information Pack:

 

Student Trustee Recruitment Pack

 

Application deadline: Midday, Friday 18th June 2021

Interviews: Via Microsoft Teams Week Commencing Monday 21st June 2021

Position: Voluntary - UNPAID

Location: Student Centre, Talbot Campus

 

 

Equality and Diversity

SUBU is committed to becoming a more inclusive and diverse organisation to better represent the student communities that we serve. This commitment to inclusivity is one of our organisational values. Being a diverse organisation includes ensuring that people from marginalised communities are involved with the decision making processes at all levels within SUBU. This is why we encourage applicants from the following communities to apply: People of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, People with Disabilities, People of marginalised genders, LGBTQIA+

 

Liberations and Campaigns Coordinator

About the Union

Students' Union at BU Ltd. (SUBU) is an incorporated charity representing around 19,000 students at the University of Bournemouth.

SUBU is a democratically run organisation, led by a team of four elected sabbatical officers, who together with a team of permanent staff, are dedicated to making the lives of Bournemouth University students better.

SUBU’s mission is to support, represent and empower our students.

 

Application deadline: Midday, Friday 18th June 2021

Interviews: 23rd and 24th June

Grade: 3 (£19,612 - £23,754)

Location: Student Centre, Talbot Campus

 

About the Role

The Liberation and Campaigns Coordinator is responsible for leading on the Liberation Campaigns that represent under-represented groups in HE, and other student led campaigns, ensuring that they are fully developed and create a meaningful impactful.

 

This includes creating systems to improve the experience of students engaged in these areas, working closely with, and supporting the Officers with project management, building communities and increasing engagement. The coordinator shall also provide support to the Full-Time Officers with their manifestos, campaigns and events.

 

Person Specification –

  • Resilience and the ability to self-motivate.
  • Teamwork and motivational skills
  • Competency with high organisational ability
  • Flexible; responsive to changing demands
  • Accountable
  • Collaborative

 

Details of process:

 

We will not be able to change the interview date so please ensure that you can attend on the date given.

The Format for this role will be:

All applications will be anonymised

All applications will be first sifted against the key criteria for the role

All applications that pass first sift will be put forward to the recruitment panel for this role to choose whom they wish to interview.

 

If you are interested in this role, please complete an Application Form and Diversity Monitoring form that can be downloaded below and email it to subuhradmin@bournemouth.ac.uk

CV’s and Covering Letters are not required.

We will not be able to change the interview date so please ensure that you can attend on the date given.

If you have any further question please email:cmorrisdavis@bournemouth.ac.uk

 

Final Steps

 

All applicants who are chosen for interview will be asked if they require any reasonable adjustments to accommodate any disabilities.

All applicants will be asked to:

Prepare and present a 20-minute presentation, topic to be set upon confirmation of interview.

Be interviewed by a panel of 3, each applicant will be asked the same questions and each interview should take no more than 60 minutes

 

Application deadline


Midday, Friday 18th June 2021

Interviews will be held 23rd and 24th June

Duties will commence:July 2021 (details to be confirmed)

 

To apply: Please forward the completed Application form and Diversity Monitoring form to subuhradmin@bournemouth.ac.uk

Application form

 

Job Description

 

Diversity Monitoring Form

SUBU Commercial Student Recruitment

About the Union

Students' Union at BU Ltd. (SUBU) is an independent charity representing around 19,000 students at the University of Bournemouth.

SUBU is a democratically run organisation, led by a team of four elected sabbatical officers, who together with a team of permanent staff, are dedicated to making the lives of Bournemouth University students better.

SUBU’s mission is to support, represent and empower our students.

 

The Students’ Union at Bournemouth University are a large employer of student staff and we are recruiting now and will have vacancies in all our commercial services including:

 

  • Old Fire Station (nightclub venue) – bar staff, box office staff & technical stage crew.
  • Dylan’s Kitchen & Bar – kitchen staff.

 

We will be recruiting through a central application process, where you can indicate your preference of work area. You must apply online and successful candidates will be invited to a recruitment day. You must be a current or prospective student at BU or AUB to apply.

General staff includes bar, box office, service, counter, shop floor.

Specialist staff are technical stage crew and kitchen staff.

Applications are open for both general and specialist staff. General staff can be more flexible and indicate if they are happy to work across multiple roles by being in the staff pool. Specialised staff are expected to stick to their specialised role due to the level of training they will be given.

 

The next recruitment day for general staff will follow.

The next recruitment day for specialist staff is Wednesday 26th May.

 

This is how to apply to come and work for us:

 

  • Read the job summaries below and decide which you may be interested in.
  • Apply online below:
  • Wait to see if your application is successful and you are invited to a recruitment day.
  • Attend recruitment day.
  • If you are selected at recruitment day you will normally be offered a post the day after.

 

Some of the recruitment is for jobs that will begin properly in September 2021, when you return for the next academic year. The Old Fire Station are also looking for students who are available to work throughout the summer months as we re-open the venue once guidelines allow.

 

SUBU has a commitment to being an inclusive and diverse organisation. We recognise our workforce isn’t as diverse as it could be and are currently under-represented in, among others, the following areas: People of Black and Asian minority ethnicity, disabled people, lesbian, gay, bisexual

 

Job Summaries:

 

Pay rates: Starts at £8.20ph + holiday pay

 

Shift patterns: We use a shift pattern that is designed to fit around most of your study needs. There is some flexibility to change shifts and working hours from time to time to suit your coursework needs. You will be expected to average around 15 hours per week work, based on shifts normally between 2 and 8 hours long.

 

 

1. The Old Fire Station nightclub and live music venue

 

From national club nights and student parties through to touring bands and stand-up comedy shows, The Old Fire Station is an exciting late-night venue with a varied and night based working pattern. You will be expected to work nights and weekends.

 

  • Bar & box office staff – General staff serving customers behind the bar, clearing tables or in the Box Office. Successful recruits will enjoy working in a fast paced, high energy environment and have a passion for events and great customer service. It is a loud and late-night environment.

 

  • Technical stage crew – Specialist staff setting up the technical side of events, running sound & lights and making the venue look great. Events would not happen without a Tech Crew working tirelessly behind the scenes, work is late-night and includes physical lifting.

 

2. Dylan's Bar

 

A lively restaurant/bar on Talbot Campus – we are recruiting kitchen staff to start next term.

  

  • Kitchen staff – specialised staff working on fresh food production. Burgers, fresh pizza, and other hot food order. You will need excellent organisation skills, spotless hygiene and the ability to learn quickly from our chefs.

 

 

 

Please note, we will be fast tracking our supervisor recruitment process from the pool of staff we recruit in May. All successful applicants will be considered for this process.

 

Application deadline
Specialist Staff: Friday 21st May 2021 (midnight)

Interview/Recruitment Days will be: 
Specialist Staff: Wednesday 26th May 2021

 

Equality and Diversity Notice

SUBU is committed to becoming a more inclusive and diverse organisation to better represent the student communities that we serve. This commitment to inclusivity is one of our organisational values. Being a diverse organisation includes ensuring that people from marginalised communities are involved with the decision making processes at all levels within SUBU. This is why we encourage applicants from the following communities to apply:

People of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds

People with Disabilities

People of marginalised genders

LGBTQIA+ 

Good luck to everyone in your job applications!