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LSESU Full Time and Part Time Officer Elections Lent Term 2018

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General Secretary

As General Secretary, you would be one of LSESU's four full-time, paid Sabbatical Officers and the primary liaison between LSE and the Students’ Union,. The Sabbatical Officers represent all LSE students and lead on major campaigns, strategic developments, projects and events.

Specifically, your role involves representing the student body and setting the agenda within both the School and LSESU.

You will actively promote the needs and desires of students and lead on the development and delivery of initiatives, campaigns and projects to improve the overall student experience at LSE.

You will sit on LSE’s decision-making bodies: including LSE Council; Finance and Estates Committee; Ethics Committee, Honorary Awards Committee and Governance Committee.

In addition, you will be Chair of the following:

  • LSESU Trustee Board, which has the ultimate legal and financial responsibility for the Students’ Union
  •  Chair of the Executive Committee, which is responsible for defending the rights of student members and campaigning on issues affecting them.
  • Chair of the Students’ Union Fund
  • co-Chair of the Welcome Steering Group, along with the Deputy Chief Operating Officer of LSE.

You will also attend NUS National Conference during Lent Term to represent LSE students nationally.

For more information on this role click here.

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Activities & Development Officer

You get to ensure the best interests of students are represented and taken into consideration by LSE and other stakeholders. You are able to develop your lobbying skills to ensure that a student focus is the primary consideration for all LSE decisions. You are able to affect real change. You gain experiences and are in a position to network with people that you would not usually encounter. You have the opportunity to develop a diverse range of skills that few graduate-level jobs can provide.

You lead LSESU.

You are a non-executive director of a not for profit organisation, turning over more than £5m p.a. You will be listed as a Company Director at Companies House and with the Charity Commission. You will have fiduciary and legal responsibilities that include ensuing LSESU remains financially sustainable and that appropriate risk control is put in place.

As one of the most senior members of staff, you will be supported by the organisation with individual staff on hand to provide you advice and guidance. You will have the flexibility to decide how you work and what you work on.

You go to a lot of meetings! You also get to immerse yourself in student life, from attending student-led events to empowering campaign groups. You’ll have a mandate to work on your manifesto promises alongside a duty to listen and respond to the changing needs of our members.

For more information, contact su.engagement@lse.ac.uk

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Community and Welfare Officer

You get to ensure the best interests of students are represented and taken into consideration by LSE and other stakeholders. You are able to develop your lobbying skills to ensure that a student focus is the primary consideration for all LSE decisions. You are able to affect real change. You gain experiences and are in a position to network with people that you would not usually encounter. You have the opportunity to develop a diverse range of skills that few graduate-level jobs can provide.

You lead LSESU.

You are a non-executive director of a not for profit organisation, turning over more than £5m p.a. You will be listed as a Company Director at Companies House and with the Charity Commission. You will have fiduciary and legal responsibilities that include ensuing LSESU remains financially sustainable and that appropriate risk control is put in place.

As one of the most senior members of staff, you will be supported by the organisation with individual staff on hand to provide you advice and guidance. You will have the flexibility to decide how you work and what you work on.

You go to a lot of meetings! You also get to immerse yourself in student life, from attending student-led events to empowering campaign groups. You’ll have a mandate to work on your manifesto promises alongside a duty to listen and respond to the changing needs of our members.

For more information, contact su.engagement@lse.ac.uk

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Education Officer

You get to ensure the best interests of students are represented and taken into consideration by LSE and other stakeholders. You are able to develop your lobbying skills to ensure that a student focus is the primary consideration for all LSE decisions. You are able to affect real change. You gain experiences and are in a position to network with people that you would not usually encounter. You have the opportunity to develop a diverse range of skills that few graduate-level jobs can provide.

You lead LSESU.

You are a non-executive director of a not for profit organisation, turning over more than £5m p.a. You will be listed as a Company Director at Companies House and with the Charity Commission. You will have fiduciary and legal responsibilities that include ensuing LSESU remains financially sustainable and that appropriate risk control is put in place.

As one of the most senior members of staff, you will be supported by the organisation with individual staff on hand to provide you advice and guidance. You will have the flexibility to decide how you work and what you work on.

You go to a lot of meetings! You also get to immerse yourself in student life, from attending student-led events to empowering campaign groups. You’ll have a mandate to work on your manifesto promises alongside a duty to listen and respond to the changing needs of our members.

For more information, contact su.engagement@lse.ac.uk

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Anti-Racism Officer

The Anti-Racism Officer:

  • Sets and carries out annual objectives
  • Attends 121s with relevant LSESU staff once a month, and remain in regular contact through email/phone between meetings
  • Attends Executive meetings and the weekly UGMs, or send official apologies if this is not possible
  • Communicates and collaborates with the Sabbatical Officers where necessary
  • Communicates their work to students both in person and online.

See the full role description at www.lsesu.com/stand.

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Athletics Union President

This role is open to any member of the Athletics Union. You must be a member of the AU in order to stand for this position.

The Athletics Union President:

  • Represents all AU club members
  • Works with the Activities and Development Officer and LSESU to develop sport at LSE
  • Supports AU club captains and club execs
  • Leads the organisation of AU events
  • Chairs the weekly AU Executive meeting
  • Liaises with the Union on all large AU activities and events
  • Attends regular 121s with relevant LSESU staff, and remain in regular contact through email/phone between meetings
  • Attends LSESU Executive meetings and the weekly UGMs, or send official apologies if this is not possible
  • Communicates and collaborates with the Sabbatical Officers where necessary

See the full role description at www.lsesu.com/stand.

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Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) Officer

You must self-define as BME to run for this position. If you have any questions about this, please email su.engagement@lse.ac.uk. Go to the profile page of the elections portal to self-define!

The BME Officer:

  • Sets and carries out annual objectives
  • Attends 121s with relevant LSESU staff once a month, and remain in regular contact through email/phone between meetings
  • Attends Executive meetings and the weekly UGMs, or send official apologies if this is not possible
  • Communicates and collaborates with the Sabbatical Officers where necessary
  • Communicates their work to students both in person and online.

See the full role description at www.lsesu.com/stand.

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Disabled Students' Officer

You must self-define as disabled to run for this position. If you have any questions about this, please email su.engagement@lse.ac.uk. Go to the profile page of the elections portal to self-define!

The Disabled Students' Officer

  • Sets and carries out annual objectives
  • Attends 121s with relevant LSESU staff once a month, and remain in regular contact through email/phone between meetings
  • Attends Executive meetings and the weekly UGMs, or send official apologies if this is not possible
  • Communicates and collaborates with the Sabbatical Officers where necessary
  • Communicates their work to students both in person and online.

See the full role description at www.lsesu.com/stand.

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Environment & Ethics Officer

The Environment & Ethics Officer:

  • Leads the Union on delivering students’ general and political priorities related to environment and ethics.
  • To set and carry out annual objectives
  • To attend 121s with relevant LSESU staff once a month, and remain in regular contact through email/phone between meetings
  • To attend Executive meetings and the weekly UGMs, or send official apologies if this is not possible
  • To communicate and collaborate with the Sabbatical Officers where necessary
  • To communicate your work to students both in person and online

See the full role description at www.lsesu.com/stand.

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International Students' Officer

You must be an international student to stand in this election.

The International Students' Officer:

  • Sets and carries out annual objectives
  • Attends 121s with relevant LSESU staff once a month, and remain in regular contact through email/phone between meetings
  • Attends Executive meetings and the weekly UGMs, or send official apologies if this is not possible
  • Communicates and collaborates with the Sabbatical Officers where necessary
  • Communicates their work to students both in person and online.

See the full role description at www.lsesu.com/stand.

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LGBT+ Officer

You must self-define as LGBT+ to run for this position. If you have any questions about this, please email r.roberts3@lse.ac.uk. Go to the profile page of the elections portal to self-define!

The LGBT+ Officer:

  • Sets and carries out annual objectives
  • Attends 121s with relevant LSESU staff once a month, and remain in regular contact through email/phone between meetings
  • Attends Executive meetings and the weekly UGMs, or send official apologies if this is not possible
  • Communicates and collaborates with the Sabbatical Officers where necessary
  • Communicates their work to students both in person and online.
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Raising & Giving (RAG) President

You must be a member of RAG to run for this position.

The RAG President:

  • Facilitates and support student fundraising within LSESU by leading RAG
  • Facilitates events such as Freshers’ Week events, RAG Band, Welcome Ball and the Postgraduate Ball as well as challenges such as the Mount Kilimanjaro trek
  • Manages a committee of student volunteers
  • Acts as the main point of contact for charities looking to fundraise with LSESU
  • Provides support to any LSE student who is undertaking fundraising for a charitable cause
  • Takes the lead on organising RAG Week
  • Attends regular 121s with relevant LSESU staff, and remain in regular contact through email/phone between meetings
  • Attends approximately six Executive meetings and the weekly UGMs, or send official apologies if this is not possible
  • Communicates and collaborate with the Sabbatical Officers where necessary
  • Communicates your work to students both in person and online

See the full role description at www.lsesu.com/stand.

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Social Mobility & Class Officer

You must define as a student from a low socio-economic background to run for this position. If you have any questions about this please email r.roberts3@lse.ac.uk. Go to the profile page of the elections portal to self-define!

The person appointed to this role is part of the Union’s Executive Committee, who, having been elected by the student body, represent LSE students and shape the Union’s decision-making.

Specifically, this role addresses all issues surrounding the experiences of LSE students from low socio-economic backgrounds. As well as representation and campaigning, you will also have the opportunity to be involved in other LSESU events.

See the full role description at www.lsesu.com/stand.

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Women's Officer

You must self-define as a woman to run for this position. If you have any questions about this, please email r.roberts3@lse.ac.uk. Go to the profile page of the elections portal to self-define!

As Women's Officer you will:

  • Sets and carries out annual objectives
  • Attends 121s with relevant LSESU staff once a month, and remain in regular contact through email/phone between meetings
  • Attends Executive meetings and the weekly UGMs, or send official apologies if this is not possible
  • Communicates and collaborates with the Sabbatical Officers where necessary
  • Communicates their work to students both in person and online.

See the full role description at www.lsesu.com/stand.

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