What you’ll get as a Sabbatical Officer:
You’ll not only be the public facing spokesperson for Brookes Union, but the Deputy Chair of the Union’s Board of Trustees, a Director and a University Governor. Now that’s an impressive addition to your CV already right? You’ll be responsible for providing the leadership and direction of the Students’ Union and for working with the University to ensure that students' views are represented at the highest level. You’ll work closely with the Chief Executive, directly overseeing Union activities and operations and take a lead on Union Development.FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY
You’ll be leading campaigns and projects to improve student experience relating to welfare; health & wellbeing, equality & diversity and student support services. With over 18,000 students studying at Brookes, this role is vital in ensuring every student is supported. You’ll work closely with both the Brookes Union Advice and the University, to ensure there’s adequate welfare provision and support for students. It’ll be your mission to make sure they have access to the support they need for the issues they face.FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY
You’ll lead on all matters relating to active student involvement with the Students’ Union. This role has the unique opportunity to not only support, but collaborate with thousands of students, as you’ll be working closely with our 100+ societies and the Union. You’ll encourage student involvement with the Union, volunteering and help support students personal development and employability during their time at Brookes.FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY
You’ll be the main liaison between the faculties and the Students' Union, sitting on a wide range of University Committees. You’ll lead on academic matters with the University, champion student voice and represent all things teaching and learning. Having the best academic experience is a top of priority and this role can challenge the University, to make sure students get just that. You will also support the Unions 100+ academic representatives.FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY
You'll be representing black, indiginous, people of color within the Students’ Union. You'll be working closely with societies like ACS, Filipino Society, Latino Society, Malaysian society, to run events and campaigns, celebrating diversity at Brookes, and tackling racism.FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY
The Chair of Council independently and impartially chairs any meeting of Union Council as well as Annual General Meetings, seeking to ensure that attendees can understand the proceedings, hold other elected officials to account and engage in Union democracy.FULL JOB DESCRIPTION APPLY
Not sure which role to go for? Want to find out more before committing? Express your interest and we'll get in touch to answer any questions you have.