Student Development Coordinator

Bristol Student Union
Bristol Student Union
£25,219 - £28,858
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 30 November, 2023 - 09:00
Contract Type: 
Full Time
Details of Role: 

The Student Opportunities Team are responsible for supporting over 350 student led groups (Sports Clubs, Societies and Volunteering Projects) to run first class extra curricula activities, enhancing the university experience by providing inclusive peer to peer communities.


We’re looking for someone with the passion to support student led groups and their leaders to thrive at Bristol SU. As a Student Development Coordinator, you would work as part of a dynamic team to deliver bespoke training, advice, and support to over 3000 enthusiastic student volunteers. Helping them to develop their skills, enhance their employability and most importantly provide incredible experiences for their peers. 


What’s the job?

Role:  Student Development Coordinator

Hours: 35 hours per week (to be worked flexibly)

Salary: £25,219 - £28,858

Contract: Permanent

Closing date:  Thursday 30 November, 9am


Who are we?

Part business, part charity, part membership body – Bristol SU is a seriously fun place to work.  Our professional staff do something extraordinary every day: we support student leaders to give people a voice in their education, help people get the most out of their student experience and help people make the change they want in the world. We have over 26,000 members, 400 clubs and societies, a diverse range of professional services, and an innovative strategy that will help to create an inclusive and supportive University community.


What will you bring?

  • You’ll have experience in creating skills development resource
  • You’ll be able to communicate through a range of mediums  
  • You know how to plan and organise effectively   
  • You’re a skilled innovator  


Why apply?

Because you’re excited to make a difference!


We offer lots of great benefits including enhanced pay for parents taking maternity, adoption or shared parental leave, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector, a generous pension scheme and at least 40 days’ holiday. We’re committed to helping you achieve a healthy work-life balance through flexible working and are open to considering requests for part-time working. We provide professional training so that whatever your chosen field of work, with the right mix of challenge and support, you’ll gain fantastic experience, and room to develop and advance your career.


We are proud to have been recognised through numerous accreditations and awards that demonstrate our commitment to creating a positive and supportive culture. We have appeared in the Inclusive Companies top 100 list and have won a number of awards for our commitment to diversity, including best Students' Union. We also won a Third Sector Excellence Award at the 2018 Investors in People Awards. No wonder 93% of our employees would recommend Bristol SU as a great place to work!


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are central to life at Bristol SU. We approach our work with positivity and celebrate our diverse and unique communities. Our people are proud of our values and care about creating diverse ad supportive communities that are inclusive of age, disability, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation and experience.


Be yourself, be proud of the work you do and build a career in a place that knows different is good.


Key dates

  • Closing Date: Thursday 30 November, 9am
  • Shortlisting: Monday 4 December
  • Interviews: Monday 11 December
Contact Person: 
Bristol SU People Team
Contact Email: