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Community Development Coordinator (Academic Communities)

Listed by King's College London SU


Application deadline: Tue 07 May 2019 12:00


£26,758.00 - £32,333.00




Thu 16 May 2019 Interview and presentation


This is a fantastic opportunity to work in KCLSU as a Community Development Coordinator. The focus of the role is to support the growth and development of student-led academic communities within faculties at King’s College London. This post-holder will engage and build relationships with Academic Association leaders (Elected Officers, committee members and campaigners), as well as working with faculty and department staff to develop student representative systems and empower students as partners, promoting an ethos of shared learning communities amongst students and staff.


The ideal candidate will have:


•             Experience of working in successful partnerships with a range of stakeholders

•             Experience recruiting and supporting volunteers

•             Experience of facilitating and delivering training

•             Experience coordinating and facilitating group discussion and working

•             Good understanding of representation systems and practices

•             Knowledge of community building techniques and how to increase participation

•             Knowledge of current issues affecting the higher education sector

•             Knowledge of group facilitation techniques and practices

•             Ability to motivate, facilitate, coach and support others to enable their development


KCLSU is a fun, social and flexible work environment which offers multiple opportunities for development as well as great staff benefits such as weekly yoga and spin classes, free fruit and soft drinks, travel and computer loans and much more.


Application Process

If this is you, please download and complete an application form and an equal opportunities monitoring form from below and email directly to


Applications close: 7th May 2019, 12pm

Interview dates: 16th May 2019


Assessment type: Interview and presentation


Please do not send CVs as these will not be considered.

Please DO NOT send in PDF applications.


At KCLSU Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are at the heart of everything we do and we endeavour to ensure equal treatment of all candidates. We welcome a diverse range of applicants and are open to discussing flexibility with the right candidate. Reasonable adjustments will be made for candidates with disabilities at all stages of the recruitment and selection process, and to ensure that a successful candidate with a disability can undertake the post.



To be eligible to apply for this role you must:

• Be eligible to work in the UK, and provide proof of this (i.e. a passport/visa) when asked by KCLSU

• Have a National Insurance number, or be in the process of applying for one

• Not be a trustee of King’s College London Students’ Union