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Ravensbourne Students’ Union Elections 2019

Nominations open at 09:00 on Monday 21 January 2019 (in 3 days and 20 hours)

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President

To provide leadership to the Students’ Union Executive Committee and be the primary spokesperson for Ravensbourne Students’ Union

Guide to Role Descriptions for Officers

Role descriptions are there to provide guidance and help you in deciding whether to run for election. They show what you may reasonably be expected to do in your role. They will form the basis of your final contract with the Institution (on behalf of the Union) should you be successful in the election.

 

President

Pay: £13,000 p.a.

Hours: 21 hours per week (with 15 days leave in addition to public holidays)

Duties:

  1. Represent and engage with students of all types of study at all parts of the Institution 
  2. To provide leadership to the Students’ Union Executive Committee and be the primary spokesperson for Ravensbourne Students’ Union (RSU)
  3. To work closely with the Students’ Union Coordinator or equivalent to manage the budget strategy of the RSU and ensure that value-for-money is obtained.
  4. Together with team colleagues, produce a yearly plan for the Students’ Union and ensure its implementation
  5. Build and maintain professional working relationships with the Executive Team and Senior Management Team of Ravensbourne and use these links to promote the interests of students
  6. Engage in debate with team colleagues holding each other to account and setting the Students’ Union’s priorities
  7. Hold Ravensbourne to account on decisions made which affect students, representing their views and lobbying for change while sitting on Institutional boards and committees
  8. Attend various Institution events such as Open Days
  9. Perform duties and responsibilities in accordance with section ‘4. Duties and Responsibilities’ of the Students’ Union Constitution
  10. Be prepared to work outside your contracted hours including during evenings and weekends when necessary, occasionally travelling to attend conferences and training
  11. Work within Ravensbourne’s Code of Conduct, policies and procedures and other rules as they apply to employees

Key meetings:

  • Board of Governors
  • Academic Board
  • Learning, Curriculum and Student Experience Committee
  • Student Experience and Engagement Group
  • Other appropriate meetings

Executive Committee and Student Parliament Meetings

All officers are required to attend Executive Committee, Subcommittee of the Student Parliament and Student Parliament meetings. Any Officer who does not attend three consecutive Executive Committee Meetings will cease to be an Officer after the conclusion of the third meeting unless the Student Parliament determines otherwise following a report of the matter to the following Student Parliament meeting.

 

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Vice President of the School of Design

Be the lead representative for the School of Design and student views/opinions on the student academic experience to the Institution

Guide to Role Descriptions for Officers

Role descriptions are there to provide guidance and help you in deciding whether to run for election. They show what you may reasonably be expected to do in your role. They will form the basis of your final contract with the Institution (on behalf of the Union) should you be successful in the election.

Vice President of the School of Design

Pay: £13,000 p.a.

Hours: 21 hours per week (with 15 days leave in addition to public holidays)

Duties:

  1. Act as the lead representative for the School of Design and student views/opinions on the student academic experience to the Institution 
  2. Build and maintain professional working relationships with the Dean of the School of Design and Associate Deans within the school to promote the interests of students at the School
  3. Liaise with Course Leaders within the School of Design and the SU Coordinator or equivalent to ensure that Student Course Representatives are elected in all courses and they are trained
  4. Work with Student Reps based at the School of Design ensuring that they have support and input to the Student Liaison Committee and other activities
  5. Hold Ravensbourne to account on decisions made which affect students, representing their views and lobbying for change while sitting on Institutional boards and committees
  6. Identify and oversee education priority development areas and ensure that students are represented and involved in the development of all elements of their academic experience, taking seats on the Ravensbourne Committees
  7. Attend various Institution events such as Open Days
  8. Perform duties and responsibilities in accordance with section ‘4. Duties and Responsibilities’ of the Students’ Union Constitution.
  9. Be prepared to work outside your contracted hours including during evenings and weekends when necessary, occasionally travelling to attend conferences and training
  10. Work within Ravensbourne’s Code of Conduct, policies and procedures and other rules as they apply to employees

 

Key meetings:

  • Academic Board
  • Learning, Curriculum and Student Experience Committee
  • Student Experience and Engagement Group
  • Design Board of Study
  • Other appropriate meetings

 

Portfolio responsibilities

Campaigns

  1. Take an active lead on planning and implementing Institutional, local and national campaigns
  2. Chair the Society Steering Group meetings and ensure that societies are proactive in organising events and activities 

Welfare

  1. Act as the lead officer on student welfare concerns, community relations and relate campaigns
  2. Represent the concerns and views of students from all groups facing racism, unfair discrimination and harassment, and campaign for necessary/appropriate action

Executive Committee and Student Parliament Meetings

All officers are required to attend Executive Committee, Subcommittee of the Student Parliament and Student Parliament meetings. Any Officer who does not attend three consecutive Executive Committee Meetings will cease to be an Officer after the conclusion of the third meeting unless the Student Parliament determines otherwise following a report of the matter to the following Student Parliament meeting

 

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Vice President of the School of Screen

Be the lead representative for the School of Screen and student views/opinions on the student academic experience to the Institution

Guide to Role Descriptions for Officers

Role descriptions are there to provide guidance and help you in deciding whether to run for election. They show what you may reasonably be expected to do in your role. They will form the basis of your final contract with the Institution (on behalf of the Union) should you be successful in the election.

Vice President of the School of Screen

Pay: £13,000 p.a.

Hours: 21 hours per week (with 15 days leave in addition to public holidays)

Duties:

  1. Act as the lead representative for the School of Media and student views/opinions on the student academic experience to the Institution 
  2. Build and maintain professional working relationships with the Dean of the School of Media and Associate Deans within the school to promote the interests of students at the School
  3. Liaise with Course Leaders within the School of Media and the SU Coordinator or equivalent to ensure that Student Course Representatives are elected in all courses and they are trained
  4. Work with Student Reps based at the School of Media ensuring that they have support and input to the Student Liaison Committee and other activities
  5. Hold Ravensbourne to account on decisions made which affect students, representing their views and lobbying for change while sitting on Institutional boards and committees
  6. Identify and oversee education priority development areas and ensure that students are represented and involved in the development of all elements of their academic experience, taking seats on the Ravensbourne Committees
  7. Attend various Institution events such as Open Days
  8. Perform duties and responsibilities in accordance with section ‘4. Duties and Responsibilities’ of the Students’ Union Constitution.
  9. Be prepared to work outside your contracted hours including during evenings and weekends when necessary, occasionally travelling to attend conferences and training
  10. Work within Ravensbourne’s Code of Conduct, policies and procedures and other rules as they apply to employees

 

Key meetings:

  • Academic Board
  • Learning, Curriculum and Student Experience Committee
  • Student Experience and Engagement Group
  • Media Board of Study
  • Other appropriate meetings

Portfolio responsibilities

The Executive Committee of the Students’ Union will assign responsibility of overall campaigns and welfare to individual Vice Presidents at the first Executive Meeting of the term. Each Vice President will need to undertake one of the responsibilities detailed below.

Campaigns

  1. Take an active lead on planning and implementing Institutional, local and national campaigns
  2. Chair the Society Steering Group meetings and ensure that societies are proactive in organising events and activities 

Welfare

  1. Act as the lead officer on student welfare concerns, community relations and relate campaigns
  1. Represent the concerns and views of students from all groups facing racism, unfair discrimination and harassment, and campaign for necessary/appropriate action

 

Executive Committee and Student Parliament Meetings

All officers are required to attend Executive Committee, Subcommittee of the Student Parliament and Student Parliament meetings. Any Officer who does not attend three consecutive Executive Committee Meetings will cease to be an Officer after the conclusion of the third meeting unless the Student Parliament determines otherwise following a report of the matter to the following Student Parliament meeting.

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