YSJSU | Elections 18!

YSJSU | Elections 18!

Published: 15th September 2018, 9:00am

The start of a brand new academic year can only mean one thing… Its elections time and We need you!
Our 1st cycle of elections are here and we are looking for 5 enthusiastic people to take on the following officers:
Monday 24th September – Friday 12th October
You can nominate yourself by logging in to ysjsu.com/vote – all you need is a catchy slogan, a square image of yourself and a brief bit about you.
Tuesday 23rd October – Friday 26th October
Do you want to represent our diverse student body? Then nominate yourself and stand in this year’s election.
Voting will take place across the campus from Tuesday – Friday and will take place at ysjsu.com/vote  To vote all students need to do is login at that address with their username and password.
Having trouble with nominating or voting? Get in touch at [email protected]




Role timescale: October 2018 – June 2019

Salary: Voluntary


The Role


We are looking for five individuals to represent the diverse body of York St John University, these are defined as:








As a Liberation Officer you have responsibility for bringing student issues to the attention of Executive Council (4 meetings per year) and leading on resolving them, acting as a point of contact between the Union and the University on general student matters relating to students within the liberation group and attending relevant University Committees, Boards and Panels as required.


You will work closely with the Presidents and Chairs of School to ensure the diverse body of York St John University is represented and their voices are heard.




Being elected as an YSJSU Officer is a unique opportunity to develop key leadership and negotiation skills, acting to deliver positive impact on the experience of more than 7000 student members.

As a Part-time Officer you will be recognised for your work by receiving the HEAR (Higher Education Achievement Report) which aims to boost your employability profile for life after graduation.

You will receive training from the Students’ Union staff and officer teams prior to meetings and will be given the ability to design and run your own campaigns with the assistance of the staff and Presidents.


Person Specification


The role is elected by the Students of York St John University so be yourself but also be willing to speak up, listen and act on all matters relating to your elected responsibility

Supporting York St John students to grow, succeed, and have a great time whilst at University


Our Contacts

York St. John Students' Union
Lord Mayor's Walk
York, YO31 7EX

01904 629 816