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Full Time Officer Descriptions

This article explores all of the full time roles that will be on offer at CUSU in the Spring Elections. Nominations will be open in February for these positions. These positions have a term of officer from 01/07/21 – 30/06/22 and have a salary of £20,143, however this is likely to change in accordance with inflation.

 

Group-Wide Roles

These roles are open to all students across the Coventry University Group.

These roles are members of the Board of Trustees. 

These roles are available as a Role Share. 

 

President

The President represents CUSU members (Coventry University Group students) to the University and external audiences at all levels. They uphold the democratic principles and obligations of Coventry University Students’ Union and ensure that these are implemented across the activities of the organisation. They provide leadership for Coventry University Students’ Union in policy-making, campaigning, representation; and are a public facing spokesperson for Coventry University Students’ Union and all its activities. They play a key role in the relationship between Coventry University Students’ and the Trustee Board and represent the student voice at the University Board of Governors.  

 For the full role description, click here.

 

Vice President for Education

The Vice President for Education represents the educational interests of all Coventry University Group students. They are responsible for leading 1000+ course representatives across our campuses. They go out and about speaking to students to collect their feedback on issues and ideas that come up throughout the academic year, taking their thoughts on board and working together with them. The rest of their time is spent working on achieving the aims of their manifesto and attending meetings to ensure the student voice is heard. These include the Students' Union Trustee Board, meeting regularly with the DVC Education and Students and Provost, representing the student voice on the Board of Governors, Academic Affairs Sub-committee, Academic Board and the Quality in Learning and Teaching Committee (QUILT). They also meet with external organisations locally and nationally. The role works closely with School and Campus Education Officers. 

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Vice President for Activities

This role is responsible for gathering the views of students, representing them to the University attending important meetings in the process and leading the 130+ societies and the Student Media. The role involves working on achieving the aims of your manifesto and attending meetings. These meetings will include attending the Students' Union Board of Trustees, societies committee and having a range of meetings with local and national organisationsA large part of the role is also spent speaking to members about issues within Student Activities throughout the academic year. You'll take their views on board and work together with them to create change. 

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Vice President for Welfare and Inclusion

Over 2,000 students use SU Advice services, 2,000+ students are involved with the Students Union’s Volunteering department and 100’s of students get involved in equity and diversity campaigns each year. We’re looking for a student to help lead these areas, and provide fresh ideas, making sure the welfare needs of our students are met across our campuses and online. You will be responsible for going out and speaking to students and finding out about their experience. You will also work on achieving the aims of your manifesto and attend a variety of meetings. These meetings will range from leading the Students' Union Welfare and Inclusion Forum to sitting on the University's Equality and Diversity Committee, Catering Contract Committee and meeting with a range of local and national organisations. 

For the full role description, click here.

 

Coventry Only Roles

These roles are open to students on Coventry based campuses only.  

These roles do not sit on the Board of Trustees.  

These roles are available as a Role Share. 

 

Postgraduate Officer

The Postgraduate Officer leads 100+ postgraduate course representatives at Coventry. They work with the Postgraduate Research Officer and lead the Postgraduate Student Community. They spend part of their time speaking to postgraduate students to collect their views about issues that come up throughout the academic year, taking their thoughts on board and working together with the students. The rest of their time is spent working on achieving the aims that they put in their manifesto and attending meetings to ensure the student voice is represented. These meetings include high-level University and CUSU committees.  

For the full role description, click here.

 

Sport and Wellbeing Officer

Do you want to help lead the 50+ sport clubs on campus? Is there something that you want to do to improve sports at this University? We're looking for someone to lead our approach to sports. 

You’ll be responsible for leading on Varsity and all other sports fixtures. You’ll be out regularly speaking to students to collect their views on issues that come up throughout the academic year, taking their thoughts on board and working together with students. You will also work on achieving the aims that you put in the manifesto and attending meetings making sure the student voice is heard.  

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Internationalisation and Culture Officer

Coventry University is an incredibly diverse institution with students joining from all over the world. This role involves representing the interests of these students and promoting a diverse and positive cultural experience for all students. This is an exciting year for the Internationalisation and Culture Officer, this role will play a key part in engaging students and CUSU in the City of Culture 2021. You will be responsible for going out and speaking to students, finding out about their experience. You will run campaigns, events, and projects to engage and support this student community and support inter-cultural engagement between students. You will also work on achieving the aims of your manifesto and attending a variety of meetings. These meetings will range from attending the Students' Union Welfare and Inclusion Forum, working closely with the International Office and meeting with a range of local and national organisations.

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