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Huddersfield Students' Union - Chief Executive Officer

We are looking for a new Chief Executive Officer to lead our highly successful organisation. We are seeking an exceptional candidate who will manage the SU in the context of a significantly changing HE landscape; TEF; growing but increasingly competitive international recruitment and a recognised need for greater welfare support for students. The successful candidate is likely to have a background in higher education, students’ unions or marketing. An ability to increase our engagement with the student community is essential, recognising the needs of all students including, for example, commuting students.

The SU is physically located on campus in the Student Central building so that all the University support services are under one roof with a significant passing footfall.

The Students’ Union runs activities and events throughout the year and it is a focal point for socialisation between lectures. The SU is responsible for helping run all the sports clubs and societies across campus. The Students’ Union Advice Centre provides students with information and advice on all things related to life at University from course and academic issues to housing, finance and safety issues.

The Chief Executive Office

It is the role of the CEO to ensure effective and efficient strategic and operational leadership and management of the Students’ Union, in conjunction with the Union President, driving income generation and ensuring effective delivery of all our services. The successful candidate will work closely with the elected officers supporting them to ensure that the vision, goals and core values of the Students’ Union through effective management of the organisation’s resources.

The CEO is supported by a professional management team who have specific responsibilities for membership services, finance and human resources and staff development. As the senior member of staff the CEO will have overall responsibility for the staff management, motivation and development of all the staff team.

It is essential that the CEO acts as a source of continuity within the Students’ Union to build and develop constructive working relationships with all the organisation’s stakeholders.

The organisation is facing an exciting and challenging future including work on the next five year strategy.  It is expected that the CEO will make a significant contribution to that strategy.

Our Finances

The Students’ Union has two main sources of income – an annual grant from the University and the income generated through our commercial activities. We are a registered charity and a ‘Not for Profit’ organisation. All surplus generated within the organisation are invested back into the facilities provided across the organisation for our members.

The closing date for applications is 24 April 2017

Interviews will take place on 4 and 5 May 2017

For more information about this role and details how to apply, please download the CEO Recruitment Pack.


English Language Tutors

University of Huddersfield Pre – Sessional Programme Summer 2017

Closing date: May 5th 2017

The International Study Centre at University of Huddersfield is currently taking application for EAP tutors for our busy pre-sessional English programme starting on June 5th and running for 12 weeks till August 25th, followed by one week for marking till Sept. 1st.

Tutors are required for any of the 4 intakes at 12, 8, 6 and 4 weeks and must be available for the duration of the course once started.

All applicants must have a related degree and a minimum CELTA or Trinity College Cert. TESOL with substantial experience of teaching EAP, but preferably DELTA, Trinity College Dip. TESOL or a PGCE including TESOL with related experience.

As well as team working skills, applicants must be able to work efficiently toward strict deadlines for setting and marking course work and assessments. Tutors will be expected to prepare lessons effectively, participate in weekly staff meetings, communicate well to course leaders and other staff and keep up with all administrative duties.

Please email a covering letter and current CV to Stephen Zimmer at s.zimmer@hud.ac.uk or contact 01484 471275 for an informal chat about the position.


Business Teachers

University of Huddersfield International Study Centre

The International Study Centre based on the University of Huddersfield campus is currently looking for Business teachers specialising in the following subject areas:

  • Finance and Accounting
  • Business Management

Teaching hours are available on a fixed term hourly paid basis for suitably qualified individuals to deliver modules on our International Foundation (level 3) and International Year One (level 4) pathway programmes in Business, Law and Social Studies.

We are looking for inspirational teachers with the experience, skills and commitment to deliver high quality teaching and the ability to provide the support our international students require to achieve their full potential. Particular experience and/or interest in teaching international students would be a plus.

Hours are varied and negotiable.

Please download the International Study Centre Application Form to apply for this job.

Please send applications and a current CV to the Centre Administrator Suzanne Muff s.muff@hud.ac.uk

For informal enquires contact Stephen Zimmer on 01484 471275 or s.zimmer@hud.ac.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 17th May 2017


Head of Engineering

University of Huddersfield International Study Centre

The University of Huddersfield International Study Centre is seeking a mechanical or electrical/electronic engineering teaching specialist with management experience to lead a department which has grown significantly over the past few years.

You will be responsible for managing a team of Engineering, Science and Computing tutors, the support and success of our international students (studying International Foundation and Year One programmes) and effective liaison with colleagues and departments within the University. You will also play an important role in the management of quality assurance and be a member of the Centre Management Team.

For further details regarding this job, download the Head of Engineering Job Description and International Study Centre Application Form.

Please return your completed application form along with covering letter to Wen Dou, Head of Centre WDou@studygroup.com

Closing Date: Wednesday 17th May 2017

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