Part- time officer roles are unpaid roles which students carry out alongside their studies, they are required to spend a minimum of 1 hour per week carrying out their tasks and responsibilities. Each Part-Time Officer is supported by a specific Full-Time Officer.
As a Part-Time Officer, you are automatically a member of Union Council along with the Full-Time Officers.
The LGBTQ+ Students' Officer is a part-time position paying specific attention to a key demographic of Keele students. They are responsible for representing and campaigning for LGBTQ+ students, including increasing awareness of LGBT+ prejudice and discrimination, and proactively campaigning to oppose and challenge inequality. They are also responsible for publicising things of interest to LGBTQ+ students, advocating for their interests, and making sure their concerns and opinions are heard by the Students' Union, and encourage their engagment and participation in the activities and campaigns of the SU. They also work with Elected Officers on joint projects and campaigns to benefit Keele students, and serve as a key contact between LGBTQ+ students and the Students' Union, and consequently work with the LGBT+ Society to support their aims and success.
Only members who identify as LGBT+ may stand for this position.
A full, detailed description of this role and all elected officer roles can be found in the By-Laws document here.
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