The Equality & Campaign Position is currently un-filled. We will be running an election for this position early in the first term. If you would like to stand for this position, please keep on eye on the website and around campus for details of the election. If you would like to have a chat with someone about what the role in entails and what elections entail, please pop into the Students' Union Offices or contact Charlotte O'Neill our Student Voice & Governance Co-ordinator on ONE1412@newman.ac.uk
Equality and Campaigns Officer terms of reference (job role)
All Officers are responsible for the day to day running and management of the Union as an organisation, including but not limited to: ensuring it complies with the law and relevant acts, in particular the Education and Charity Acts, funding and budget monitoring, compliance with Health and Safety legislation, ensuring Union Policies and Procedures are adhered to and representing students. All Officers are also required to be actively involved in collective work and be willing to accept work at the request of an appropriate body.
Equality & Campaigns (Part - time role)
The Newman Students' Union represents roughly 2800 students from a variety of backgrounds with a diverse range of needs. The Equality and Campaigns Officer is responsible for ensuring that the Union promotes gender equality throughout all of its activities, as well as celebrating multi-faith activities. With this, they are also the key member to represent the voice for BAME, LGBTQ+, Disabled, and Mature students. Lastly, they are expected to be the lead member of the Executive Committee for campaigns. These include, but are not limited to, Black History Month, LGBT History Month, Disabilities History Month, and International Women's Day.