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Become the next VP Employability and Engagement

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The position of Vice President Employability and Engagement is an important and integral part of your Students’ Union. The varied position would put you at the heart of the Union’s societies and employability opportunities for students in the local area.


In the role of VP Employability and Engagement, you would work in partnership with other elected Officers (find out more about these guys here) and Students’ Union staff, to run campaigns to enhance student’s employability and engagement opportunities.


As with all Sabbatical Officers, as VP Employability and Engagement you would work closely with the Chief Executive of the university to improve the student experience for all. You would have the power to lobby the university on all matters relating to student employability and engagement; the power to make real changes for Solent students’ futures.


Day to day, as VP Employability and Engagement, you would be the lead representative of the Union on issues affecting societies, volunteering and other opportunities. You would also be the lead representative on issues of employment, including placements and work experience. In this position you would be there to listen to students concerns and thoughts, then take the action they want to see.  The role really is about helping students enjoy their time at Solent and feel ready for the next adventure after graduating.


Behind the scenes of the Union, as VP Employability and Engagement you would be Trustee of the Students’ Union and be part of the decisions that take the Union in different directions.


Does this position sound like something you would be interested in? Oh, and we forgot to mention; this is also a salaried position. So you would be earning and gaining important experience in the workplace whilst changing the student experience at Solent! The process of becoming our next VP Employability and Engagement is simple; you can nominate yourself for the role online here.



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