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Decolonise Programme Manager
Warwick Students’ Union is looking to recruit a Decolonise Programme Manager. This role forms an integral part of the SU team, coordinating an exciting project that advances a more balanced decolonised curriculum for all students. You will work with closely with student advocates, Academic staff, the Education Officer and other Full Time and Liberation Officers ensuring that students remain as the focal point of what we do.
Salary: from £24,413 to £27,456 per annum, plus excellent holidays and contributory pension scheme
Working Location: Warwick SU, Coventry, West Midlands, UK (please note there may be working from home requirements due to current UK government guidelines)
Hours: 36.5 Hours per week
Who are we?
Part business, part charity, part membership body, Warwick Students’ Union is a vibrant place to work.
An independent organisation in our own right, we’re professionally run, but different. Our talented teams support elected student leaders to make change, improve lives and fulfil potential; we empower them to make all this happen.
Warwick Students’ Union is one of more than 550 students’ unions across the country. And with more than 25,000 members, over 250 societies, over 60 sports clubs, hundreds of elected representatives, a huge range of services and a bold strategy, we’re one of the most exciting.
What’s the job?
To help champion and empower our students in their academic lives, we are recruiting a Decolonise Programme Manager to act as a champion for the Decolonise Programme, student voice, diversity and equal opportunities. We want to enable students to have the highest quality academic experience and your role will be to make that a reality.
You will join the Decolonising the Curriculum Programme at an exciting time building on work carried out by previous coordinators and student advocates. This is an opportunity to further develop parameters of the programme ensuring that more departments and curricula are covered.
If you are passionate about decolonising the curriculum, promoting student voice, and brokering partnerships between SUs and universities, then the following role could be for you:
Who you are:
As the Manager of the Decolonising the Curriculum Programme, you will help to build positive and effective relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, from students through to academic staff, contributing to formation of sustainable partnerships between the University and Students’ Union. You will oversee the delivery of the Decolonisation Project.
You need to have a positive attitude and the ability to build a rapport with a range of people. With an eagerness to engage with students and improve their experience, you should have robust communication skills, the ability to prioritise and organise your time effectively, and work productively within a close team.
We’re committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability status. We want to support diverse and inclusive work environments and are actively looking for people who share our values.
Whoever you are, we’d love to hear from you.
Closing Date: midday on 6th August 2021
Interview Date: 17th or 18th August 2021 (You must be available to attend an interview on one of these dates if shortlisted)
Please click ‘Apply’ to be redirected to our online application site.