OU Students Association
Executive Support Assistant
Open University Students Association
Part Time, 22.2 hours per week
Fixed Term, initially 12 months but with possibility of extension subject to funding
Salary: £22,659 – £25,482, pro-rata for 22.2 hours (actual salary £13,595 – £15,289)
Based in Milton Keynes
The Open University Students Association serves the interests of around 170,000 part-time and distance-learning students spread across the UK, continental Europe and beyond. Our role is to represent and support the interests of this vast and extremely diverse community of students. The OU Students Association is an independent registered charity, governed by elected student leaders. Our small team of dedicated, professional staff provide the vital support needed to deliver excellent services across the breadth of our student population.
This is a newly created post in the Executive Support and Staff Welfare Team to assist with the work in maintaining and developing a positive organisational culture and a happy and productive environment for our staff. The post will play a crucial role in assisting with organising staff wellbeing activities and events, HR office administration, staff recruitment processes and supporting the Head of Executive Support and Staff Welfare and the rest of the Senior Management Team. The position also has a key role in organising and supporting the Association’s main strategic student representative meetings and events.
We’re looking for a motivated, hard-working and efficient person with excellent administrative skills. You should have experience in working in a busy office environment in an administrative role and enjoy planning events and supporting a diverse array of different tasks and projects. You should be a self-motivated team player with a positive attitude and good organisational and interpersonal skills. You will need a flexible and adaptable approach to your work and have a keenness to support elected students with different needs and backgrounds. If you’re looking for a challenging and varied role, then this is the role for you.
How to apply
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Please apply by completing the OU Students Association applications form. No CVs will be accepted.
Closing date for receipt of applications: 9am on Monday 12 August 2019.
The Open University Students Association is committed to equal opportunities in education and employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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