Positions

PAID POSITIONS AVAILABLE

 

Responsibilities:

• Represent Birkbeck students

• Lobby the College for change

• Run campaigns, events and activities

• Attend College meetings and committees

• Sit on Academic Panels

• Student Leaders are members of Birkbeck Students’ Union’s Board of Trustees*

• Student Leaders are Student Governors for Birkbeck College.

* The Student Leader elected with the most votes will be Chair of the Board of Trustees.

21 hours per week

£10.75 per hour (London Living Wage)


Responsibilities:

• Represent BAME students at Birkbeck

• Chair and organise the Black Students Campaign

• Lobby the College for change

• Run campaigns, events and activities

• Attend College meetings and committees

• Sit on Academic Panels

• The Black Students Officer is a member of Birkbeck Students’ Union’s Board of Trustees* 

9 hours per week

£10.75 per hour (London Living Wage)


Responsibilities:

• Represent disabled students at Birkbeck

• Chair and organise the Disabled Students Campaign

• Lobby the College for change

• Run campaigns, events and activities

• Attend College meetings and committees

• Sit on Academic Panels

• The Disabled Students Officer is a member of Birkbeck Students’ Union’s Board of Trustees*

9 hours per week

£10.75 per hour (London Living Wage)


Responsibilities:

• Represent students who define as LGBTQ+ at Birkbeck

• Chair and organise the LGBTQ+ Students Campaign

• Lobby the College for change

• Run campaigns, events and activities

• Attend College meetings and committees

• Sit on Academic Panels

• The LGBTQ+ Officer is a member of Birkbeck Students’ Union’s Board of Trustees* 

9 hours per week

£10.75 per hour (London Living Wage)


Responsibilities:

• Represent trans students at Birkbeck

• Chair and organise the Trans Students Campaign

• Lobby the College for change

• Run campaigns, events and activities

• Attend College meetings and committees

• Sit on Academic Panels

• The Trans Students Officer is a member of Birkbeck Students’ Union’s Board of Trustees* 

9 hours per week

£10.75 per hour (London Living Wage)


Responsibilities:

• Represent students at Birkbeck who self define as a woman

• Chair and organise the Womens Campaign

• Lobby the College for change • Run campaigns, events and activities

• Attend College meetings and committees • Sit on Academic Panels

• The Womens Officer is a member of Birkbeck Students’ Union’s Board of Trustees* 

9 hours per week

£10.75 per hour (London Living Wage)

* Subject to the approval of the College’s Board of Governors.


VOLUNTARY POSITIONS AVAILABLE

MUST SELF DEFINE AS A WOMAN

Responsibilities:

• Attend NUS National Conference*

• Represent Birkbeck students on a national level

• Collect student feedback

• Take photos at Conference and write an article for the Union website following your attendance.

* Birkbeck Students’ Union cover the cost of attending NUS National Conference (incl. travel, accommodation and food)


The Environmental & Ethics Officer is responsible for representing Birkbeck students and ensuring their voices are heard through any of the Union’s work relating to environment and ethics at Birkbeck.

Responsibilities:

• Collect student feedback throughout the year

• Run events and activities that promote the Union’s environment and ethics works

• Represent student views relating to environment and ethics

• Attend termly Student Council meetings

• Promote any union campaigns that relate to your role


ACADEMIC REPRESENTATIVE DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY, CLASSICS AND ARCHEAOLOGY

The Student Council includes Academic Representatives in it’s membership, there is one academic representative position for each department. As the Academic Representative for your department, it is your responsibility to ensure that the views of students within your department are heard throughout both Union and College work and campaigns.

Responsibilities:

• Be an active member of Student Council

• Collect feedback from students in your department throughout the year

• Represent your department at Student Council • Organise campaigns and activities relating to your role

• Provide your School Rep with feedback

• Promote any Union activities that may be relevant to your role.