Head of Student Activities


  • Salary: £27,900 - £30,780*

  • Hours: 35 hours per week worked Monday to Friday.**

  • Holiday entitlement: 38 days, including 10 days when ENSA offices are closed.

  • Location: You will normally be based at ENSA’s main office on the Merchiston Campus with travel between the Sighthill and Craiglockhart campuses. If business needs change, you may be asked to work regularly at one of the satellite offices. Some home working is permitted (up to two days a week or as business needs allow) with the permission of the line manager.

  • Closing date: 29 May at 12 noon

*The appointment will normally be made on the first point of the salary scale.
**ENSA employees are currently on a 36.25 hour work week; however, this will be reduced to 35 hours from 1 July.

Edinburgh Napier Students’ Association (ENSA) exists to enable students to make the most of their university experience. We do this by representing, supporting and developing Edinburgh Napier students to be successful in their studies; to try out new things; to engage in, and contribute to, university life; to be healthy and happy; to bring about positive change; and to have fun.

ENSA is seeking an energetic and experienced person to provide operational leadership for our Student Activities service area. The successful candidate will enhance the student experience by growing and developing student-led extracurricular activities; establishing and maintaining the structures and support required for the effective running of clubs and societies; and supporting Elected Officers to carry out their duties and to improve the wellbeing of students.

Please see the job description and person specification (PDF) for more information.


To apply, please send a completed application form (PDF) to HR@napierstudents.com before the deadline stated below. We recommend saving a copy of the form to your device before you start filling it in. Before submitting the form, please save it using your first initial and last name so it can be easily identified.

Please note that you are welcome to include a CV; however, CVs will not be accepted without an application form.

Deadline for applications: 12 noon on Monday 29 May

Interview dates: Tuesday 6 June 2023 (to be held at Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh)

You must have the right to work in the UK on an unrestricted basis.



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