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Here at Sunderland Students’ Union we are committed to making the university experience valuable to our members - for life. Our strategic plan outlines the way that our work is focused on 3 key areas for students:

  • YOUR Voice
  • YOUR Course and You
  • YOUR Place

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.

Current Vacancies

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Representation Assistant

Salary: £18,000 per annum pro rata

Contract: 7 months, full time (37.5 hours per week) to be worked flexibly

Application closing date: 26 July, 5pm

Start date: August 2019

We are looking for a recent Sunderland graduate to work within our Policy and Campaigns Team to support the process of bringing students, officers and other SU staff members together to ensure that student voice is heard. This role will support the development of the offer for Course Reps and School Coordinators as well as the development of student led campaigns and policy activities.  If you have previous experience as a Course Rep or School Coordinator or studied a course such as Politics, English, Education or similar we'd love to hear from you.

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