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Activities Administrator

Job title Activities Administrator

Department Students' Union

Salary Starting from £21,630, rising to £23,144

Grade Grade 4

Placed on Wednesday 03 August 2022

Closing date Wednesday 17 August 2022

Interview date Wednesday 31 August 2022

Reference CC9696

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The Students' Union wish to appoint an Activities Administrator to support students to engage with arts activity and discover new interests and opportunities!

About you:

You will play a key role in ensuring student groups, events and activities run smoothly, providing crucial support to both the Arts Team and the Activities Team. You will be a team player with the ability to communicate and collaborate to benefit both students and the SU.

Responsibilities include:

  • responding to student enquiries
  • signposting and referring enquiries as appropriate
  • supporting SU Arts events and activities
  • linking with other departments to benefit and promote student activity

About us:

The SU is the body of students at the University of Bath. We believe that when students come together, they can shape the communities they are part of for the better. Through our student leaders and elected representatives, we grow and support communities of students as they provide opportunities for others and change the world around us for the better.

Together we: Promote student interest and welfare; Provide support and advice; Represent the student community with the University and others; Provide social, cultural, sporting and recreational activities.

How we do this is through student-led:

  • Voice – helping students stand up, speak up and make their voice heard,
  • Experiences – making friends and memories that last a lifetime,
  • Groups - broadening horizons with our communities of students,
  • Support – providing advice and support on student life,
  • Development - developing the skills students need to lead and change.

Our work is overseen by an independent board made up of six elected student officers, two independent students and five external independent trustees.  The SU is funded by a grant from the University of Bath, membership income and the commercial revenue that we generate through our range of student spaces and services.

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for. Please visit the following webpages for more information:

     - Relocation Procedure

     - Visa Reimbursement Scheme

     - Interest-Free Loan Scheme

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

Living Wage

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

Visa information:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.