Positions being elected in the Spring 2018 Students' Union elections:

Birkbeck Students' Union is run by students for students. In the Spring Election, 6 Officers and 3 National Conferences positions are open for election. See below for job descriptions.

Six elected paid Student Officers oversee the running of the Students' Union.

Students' Union Officers

Positions

Descriptions



 

Student Leaders (x2)

The Student Leaders, on a flexible 21 paid hours per week at the London Living Wage shall:

  • Engage with the College including attending at and participating in the full range of Committees and Boards

  • Ensure an authentic and dependable student voice and  effective collective representation at Birkbeck

  • Liaise with other students’ unions and relevant community groups for mutual benefit

  • Lead campaigns relevant to the lives of Birkbeck students

  • Be a member of the Board of Trustees (You can find more information on the role of a Trustee here)

  • Take on other reasonable responsibilities as determined by the Council and the Board of Trustees from time-to-time.

  • The Student Leader with the highest amount of votes will become Chair of the Trustees.


 

Black Members
Disablities
LGBQT
Women's

The Liberation Officers, on 7.5 paid hours per week at the London Living Wage shall:

  • Convene a minimum of one meeting per term for members who self-define as coming from the community of students that the officer has been elected to represent.

  • During their term of office, run an awareness/education campaign to promote the student community they represent.

  • Advise other Officers, and forums of the union, about the concerns and aspirations of the student community they represent in order for the union to be as inclusive as possible.

  • Be a member of the board of trustees.



NUS Delegates for National Conference (27th - 29th March 2018)

Positions

Descriptions



 

National Conference Delegates (Open, 2 posts)

Delegates to attend NUS National Conference - the National Union of Students, which Birkbeck is affiliated (and we were a founding member in 1922). We send delegates to each annual meeting of the NUS National Conference, which determines the policy priorities for NUS for the coming year - such as the national approach to the teaching framework, global campaigns, student welfare, and sports accessibility. The Students' Union will cover all travel expenses.


 

National Conference Delegate (Women's Reserved Place)              

Delegates to attend NUS National Conference - the National Union of Students, which Birkbeck is affiliated (and we were a founding member in 1922). We send delegates to each annual meeting of the NUS National Conference, which determines the policy priorities for NUS for the coming year - such as the national approach to the teaching framework, global campaigns, student welfare, and sports accessibility.  The Students' Union will cover all travel expenses.

Under NUS policy, we must send a delegation that is half-women, so this position is reserved for a women candidate.



If you have any queries please submit them to the Deputy Returning Officer at y.joondan@bbk.ac.uk.

 

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