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Keele SU Elections 2023

Keele SU is run by students, for students, and every year at Keele SU we hold elections so that you can decide on a team of student officers to lead Keele SU for the next academic year. You can STAND in the Keele SU Elections by submitting a nomination here. Find more information about these roles by clicking 'Post List' below! Nominations are open until the 15th February at 5pm. Voting is open from the 1st March at 9am and closes on the 3rd March at 1pm with results announced at 7pm.

Nominations close at 17:00 on Wednesday 15 February 2023 (in 6 days)

Experience and Community Officer

The Experience and Community Officer advocates for an overall high quality and fulfilling student experience. They work to ensure there are ample opportunities for students to participate in activities beyond the formal curriculum that will contribute to their sense of belonging, personal and professional development and overall happiness such as societies and volunteering. They hold strategic responsibility for the engagement of members in extra curricular activity.

Constitutional requirements of a Student Trustee (defined in Article 35 of the constitution).

Key Responsibilities of Trustees. The Trustees shall:

  • At all times act in the best interests of Keele SU.
  • Ensure that the Union complies with its governing documents, all applicable laws and statutory regulations or any regulations of any governmental, quasi-governmental, supra-national or other competent agency (including, without limitation, all health and safety legislation) in force from time to time.
  • Ensure that KeeleSU’s governance is of the highest possible standard and quality.
  • Be guardians of all KeeleSUs assets, both tangible and intangible, taking all due care over their security, deployment and proper application.
  • Work in partnership with other Trustees, the Operations Managers and other senior staff in ensuring that KeeleSU has a clear vision, mission and strategic direction and is focused on their delivery.
  • Ensure there are effective mechanisms in place to:
  1. listen to the views of current and future Members;
  2. ensure student views are at the heart of everything the University does;
  3. evidence the impact of Keele SU on the diverse student membership;
  4. review the external environment for changes that might affect KeeleSU;
  5. continually re-assess the need for Keele SU and the services it does or could provide and review regularly against its strategic plan and charitable objectives.

 

Other Duties of the trustees

  • In addition to the above duties, each Trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the Board of Trustees reach sound decisions. 
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Education Officer

The Education Officer represents the academic interests of all students. They work to ensure that students receive an educational experience that is high quality, value for money, appropriately resourced and accessible. They ensure that students are given ample opportunities to give meaningful feedback on their academic programmes and work for the ongoing enhancement of students educational experience. They hold strategic responsibility for the academic interests of members.

Constitutional requirements of a Student Trustee (defined in Article 35 of the constitution).

 

Key Responsibilities of Trustees. The Trustees shall:

  • At all times act in the best interests of KeeleSU.
  • Ensure that the Union complies with its governing documents, all applicable laws and statutory regulations or any regulations of any governmental, quasi-governmental, supra-national or other competent agency (including, without limitation, all health and safety legislation) in force from time to time.
  • Ensure that KeeleSU’s governance is of the highest possible standard and quality.
  • Be guardians of all KeeleSUs assets, both tangible and intangible, taking all due care over their security, deployment and proper application.
  • Work in partnership with other Trustees, the Operations Managers and other senior staff in ensuring that KeeleSU has a clear vision, mission and strategic direction and is focused on their delivery.
  • Ensure there are effective mechanisms in place to:
  1. listen to the views of current and future Members;
  2. ensure student views are at the heart of everything the University does;
  3. evidence the impact of KeeleSU on the diverse student membership;
  4. review the external environment for changes that might affect KeeleSU;
  5. continually re-assess the need for KeeleSU and the services it does or could provide and review regularly against its strategic plan and charitable objectives.

 

Other Duties of the trustees

  • In addition to the above duties, each Trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the Board of Trustees reach sound decisions. 
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Development and Democracy Officer

The Development and Democracy Officer advocates for the membership and the Students’ Union to the University and wider community. They ensure that students are given ample opportunities to have their voice heard through accessible and transparent democratic procedures and hold key responsibility for the input of student feedback into the development of the Students’ Union. They encourage and enable students to positively engage with and have meaningful impact on the wider community.

Constitutional requirements of a Student Trustee (defined in Article 35 of the constitution).

 

Key Responsibilities of Trustees. The Trustees shall:

  • At all times act in the best interests of KeeleSU.
  • Ensure that the Union complies with its governing documents, all applicable laws and statutory regulations or any regulations of any governmental, quasi-governmental, supra-national or other competent agency (including, without limitation, all health and safety legislation) in force from time to time.
  • Ensure that KeeleSU’s governance is of the highest possible standard and quality.
  • Be guardians of all KeeleSUs assets, both tangible and intangible, taking all due care over their security, deployment and proper application.
  • Work in partnership with other Trustees, the Operations Managers and other senior staff in ensuring that KeeleSU has a clear vision, mission and strategic direction and is focused on their delivery.
  • Ensure there are effective mechanisms in place to:
  1. listen to the views of current and future Members;
  2. ensure student views are at the heart of everything the University does;
  3. evidence the impact of KeeleSU on the diverse student membership;
  4. review the external environment for changes that might affect KeeleSU;
  5. continually re-assess the need for KeeleSU and the services it does or could provide and review regularly against its strategic plan and charitable objectives.

 

Other Duties of the trustees

  • In addition to the above duties, each Trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the Board of Trustees reach sound decisions. 
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Wellbeing Officer

The Wellbeing Officer advocates for the overall wellbeing, mental health and safety of the student membership. They work to ensure students are able to access high quality support services that meet their needs. They hold strategic responsibility for the support of members.

Constitutional requirements of a Student Trustee (defined in Article 35 of the constitution).

 

Key Responsibilities of Trustees. The Trustees shall:

  • At all times act in the best interests of KeeleSU.
  • Ensure that the Union complies with its governing documents, all applicable laws and statutory regulations or any regulations of any governmental, quasi-governmental, supra-national or other competent agency (including, without limitation, all health and safety legislation) in force from time to time.
  • Ensure that KeeleSU’s governance is of the highest possible standard and quality.
  • Be guardians of all KeeleSUs assets, both tangible and intangible, taking all due care over their security, deployment and proper application.
  • Work in partnership with other Trustees, the Operations Managers and other senior staff in ensuring that KeeleSU has a clear vision, mission and strategic direction and is focused on their delivery.
  • Ensure there are effective mechanisms in place to:
  1. listen to the views of current and future Members;
  2. ensure student views are at the heart of everything the University does;
  3. evidence the impact of KeeleSU on the diverse student membership;
  4. review the external environment for changes that might affect KeeleSU;
  5. continually re-assess the need for KeeleSU and the services it does or could provide and review regularly against its strategic plan and charitable objectives.

 

Other Duties of the trustees

  • In addition to the above duties, each Trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the Board of Trustees reach sound decisions. 
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