Here at the University of Sunderland Students’ Union we are committed to making the university experience valuable to our members - for life. We’re working hard on our aims - to enhance learning experience, support wellbeing, build confidence and connections and to be a thriving, 21st century Union.

If you are passionate and enthusiastic about supporting the needs of students, an advocate of fairness and equality, prepared to innovate, and challenge current practice – we’d love you to consider joining our team.

Read our Business Plan here.

For more information about any of the available roles and to apply, please download the recruitment packs below.


External Trustee

About the role:

We have three potential vacancies on our Board from July 2017 and we’re looking for exceptional people to work with us to realise our ambitious plans for our members. The successful applicants will, as Trustees and Directors of our company, become guardians of our values, guiding the development of the Union and pushing us to realise our vision and develop and implement our new strategic business plan. In return, the successful applicants will play a key role in the futures of over 17,000 students each year and participate in quarterly Board and Committee meetings as well as be invited to key events in our calendar like our annual Elections Results event, Vice Chancellor’s Reception and Graduation Ceremonies where you’ll see some of the results of your hard work.

For more information and a full role description and person specification, please download the Trustee Recruitment pack.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV outlining how you meet the requirements of the person specification and any experience you have related to the job role to:

Marie Nixon, 
Chief Executive

University of Sunderland Students’ Union
City Campus
Edinburgh Building
Chester Road

Or email

The closing date for applications is Friday 16th June 2017.

School Coordinator