Student Association Assistant

Highlands and Islands Students' Association

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LocationOrkney College UHI
Salary£9.10 per hour
Hours per week12 -15

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The Highlands and Islands Students' Association seeks to recruit a Student Association Assistant to build the capacity of HISA in Orkney College UHI, helping to evolve their Class Representative structures in one of the most exciting and innovative educational environments in the UK.

HISA represents all students in the University of the Highlands and Islands and the regions 13 colleges and research institutions that comprise UHI’s academic partnership.  HISA provides students with a voice on all matters relating to being a student – teaching and assessment, events, campaigns, welfare and citizenship.

The post-holder will work alongside the elected HISA Orkney student officer and staff team of the Association to support the operational running of events and activities and their day to day roles, becoming a primary point of contact between HISA Orkney and the HISA regional team.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrable passion for engagement and participation, ideally having previously worked in an empowering and enabling capacity with experience of supporting, training or mentoring in an educational setting.

The Student Association Assistant will forge robust working relationships with students - fostering a culture of collaboration, teamwork and inclusiveness.

  • Salary: £9.10 per hour
  • Closing date for Applications: Tuesday 10th December at 9am
  • Date of interview: Tuesday 17th December
  • Location of interview: Orkney College UHI
  • Job location: Orkney College UHI
  • Job type: Part Time (12 - 15 hours per week)
  • Term: Fixed-term – 2 years  

Closing date for applications is Tuesday, 10 December 2019.

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