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Vacancies at ENSA

Some vacancies have came up for volunteer posts on ENSA's Student Executive Committee for session 2017/18. The posts are unpaid but great work experience, enabling you to:

  • enhance the student experience at Edinburgh Napier University
  • boost your future career prospects and employability
  • improve your professional and personal skills
  • develop your students' association

3 Part-time Volunteer Posts

(4-6 hours a week / Training & Development Programme / 1 academic year term) 

There are 3 part-time Volunteer Posts available for those who will still be on course this year (session 2017/18). These posts have full and equal voting rights on the ENSA Student Executive, and are a great opportunity to develop your skills and work experience while still on your Programme of Study. The time commitment will be around 4-6 hours per week (less around assessment hand-ins and exams).

Get more information about the vacant posts below (click to expand):

2 Merchiston Campus Officers

2 per campus. Represent collective issues raised by students and Reps on academic, facilities, and student experience issues. Build a campus profile, listen to students, represent their views and problem solve on their behalf. Attendance at Exec meetings (Wednesdays every 2-3 weeks), Councils and Forums (2-4 per year). Contribute to ENSA campaigns and events, such as Freshers Week.

Interested? Check the full job description for this post for more details.

Equality and Diversity Officer

Maintains awareness of the diversity and different wants and needs of the student body at Edinburgh Napier University, and engages with that diversity. Combats unfair discrimination against sections of the student body and works to promote opportunities that recognise the diversity of students. Attendance at Exec meetings (Wednesdays every 2-3 weeks), Councils and Forums (2-4 per year).

Interested? Check the full job description for this post for more details.

How to Apply

You need to fill in a nomination form and get it signed by a by two fellow Edinburgh Napier students as your Proposer and Seconder. You will also need to write a brief manifesto (300 words) explaining why you think you're a good candidate and what you will bring to the role. For advice, check out our guide to writing a manifesto (pdf).

It is strongly recommended that you read the full job description for the post you are interested in so that you fully understand what will be expected from you in the role. 

Nominations Deadline: Submit your nomination form and manifesto to ENSA reception at B34 Merchiston Campus by no later than 12 noon on Friday 6th October 2017.

Once nominations close you will be invited to a presentation where the election rules will be explained. Do not start campaigning before attending this meeting! Elections will be held over the week commencing 16 October 2017.

 

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