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Governance Coordinator

Listed by King's College London SU


Application deadline: Mon 05 Dec 2022 09:00


£28,563.00 - £34,514.00 Band 4 (£28,563 - £34,514)




08th December 2022


Looking for a charity governance opportunity working in a top UK University community?  If you think you might be interested in developing your governance career by working to support students, KCLSU would love to hear from you.  King’s College London Students’ Union is looking for a full-time Governance Coordinator. Responsibilities vary from supporting students with exercising freedom of speech to operating our risk escalation and management plans.

Responsibilities include: supporting all aspects of corporate governance for KCLSU, coordinating the timely review of policies and procedures and assisting with implementation and tracking compliance, as well as work on resolving student complaints.  The role is challenging and varied and needs a confident, self-motivated person with great organisational skills and attention to detail.  The role also includes supervising a part-time student staff member who assists with the External Speaker processes. Experience with policy writing and implementation is desirable as well as experience of automated systems (specifically Power Automate) confident knowledge of Word formatting, intermediate to advanced proficiency with Excel and Powerpoint skills for analysis and reporting.

Location:  KCLSU is based in Bush House, Strand, London WC2 (near Temple Underground station).  The Governance Coordinator role may be a combination of office and home-based but with at least 5 days a month in person.

KCLSU is a fun, social and flexible work environment which offers opportunities for development as well as great staff benefits.

Application Process

If you are interested in this role please email [email protected]  by 9am on Monday 5th December 2022. Please provide a copy of your CV and a brief covering letter explaining your interest in the role.  Interviews to be held Thursday 8th December 2022 and will include a short policy review practical written test.

The full job description is attached here.

Please DO NOT submit your applications in PDF formats

At KCLSU Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are at the heart of everything we do and we endeavor 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

  • Trustees should not apply for a role whilst in their term of office, or should their application be accepted or progressed to the interview stage.

  • Ex-Trustees can apply for student staff (non-administrative) roles, as soon as they finish their tenure.

  • Ex-Trustees can apply for career staff / permanent staff roles, only after a year has passed of them being a trustee. Applications submitted within the year should not be accepted or progressed to the interview stage.