Academic and Engagement (Representation) Coordinator

The University of Southampton

Students’ Union


Highfield Campus


£25,000 to £27,066

Closing Date:  

Sunday 16 July 2023



Academic and Engagement (Representation) Coordinator (Internally known as Representation Coordinator)

The Role

As a Representation Coordinator at SUSU, you’ll be part of a fast-paced, expert team working together to deliver our Representation offer.

You’ll coordinate and assist in the effective operation of the Representation team by encouraging and supporting our Student Officers and Academic Representatives, maintain and develop the Academic Representation structure, and maintain the transparency and integrity of the democratic structures of SUSU.

You’ll work to strengthen the student voice and identify issues that SUSU can take forward on behalf of students.

About You

Whilst not essential, it’s desirable that you hold demonstrable knowledge and understanding of University academic structure and processes in the Higher Education sector and have experience in the specialist area of work – Student Representation.

It’s essential that you have experience in project development and management, delivery of training, and have excellent office administration skills, and you must be able to work in a student-lead environment of elected officers.

You can find the full Person Specification within the Role Profile attached.

About Us

We are the University of Southampton Students’ Union (SUSU). Independent from the University, we’re run by students, for students and our vision is that every student loves their time at Southampton.

As an employer, we offer a range of benefits:

  • Holiday of 24 days per annum. In addition, there are six closure holiday days during Easter and Christmas and eight bank holidays.
  • Defined contributions pension scheme where we contribute 10%.
  • Discounted bus passes (UniLink and Blue Star) and a cycle scheme

To find out more, visit our website here

Apply Now

You can easily apply using your CV and covering letter by clicking on ‘Apply Now ‘.

For further information prior to submitting your application, please contact Kate Weston, Head of Representation ([email protected] )

Please note feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for interview.  

SUSU is an equal opportunities employer that values a diverse workforce and we want to reflect the student body that we represent. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and will ensure that our recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters. 

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