Vacancies

There are many opportunities to work with HISA. Below are the vacancies currently available. If you have any questions please contact us. 

 

 

Student Association Assistant - Centre for Health Science

 

HISA seeks to recruit a Student Association Assistant to work with the Department of Nursing & Midwifery UHI staff in ensuring there is an annual program of engagement for the students. Facilitating administrative, planning and practical assistance for events and activities - including Freshers and Student Elections - and working to evolve their Class Representative structures in one of the most exciting and innovative educational environments in the UK!

The post-holder will work alongside the elected student officers and staff team of the Association to support the operational running of events and activities and their day to day roles, becoming a primary point of contact between the Centre for Health Science and the HISA regional team.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrable passion for engagement and participation, ideally having previously worked in an empowering and enabling capacity with experience of supporting, training or mentoring in an educational setting. 

 

  • Salary: £9.10 per hour
  • Closing date for Applications: Wednesday 25th of March at 17:00
  • Location of interview: Centre of Health Science – Inverness (video-conference interview optional)
  • Job location: Centre of Health Science – Inverness 
  • Job type: Part-time - 12 hours per week
  • Term: Fixed-term - One year as of start date

 

For further information about the role please view the following documents:

 

 

To apply, please submit your completed Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form by email to hisa@uhi.ac.uk with the subject line “Student Association Assistant Application” by Wednesday 25th of March at 17:00.

Please note: CVs are not accepted as part of this application.

For more information please email us at hisa@uhi.ac.uk or call 014632 79391.

 

Gaelic Representation Project Intern

 

The Highlands and Islands Students’ Association (HISA) is looking for an intern to join the Gaelic Representation Project team. You will have a great opportunity to be part of an exciting Gaelic development project that aims to make a difference for the lives of students.

HISA is excited to undertake the Gaelic Representation Project (Pròiseact Riochdachaidh Gàidhlig – PRG). The PRG will create representation structures to ensure that Gaelic speakers across the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) are able to engage with their students’ association in Gaelic, should they wish to do so.

We are looking for someone who has an interest in Gaelic development, is enthusiastic about the student voice and can communicate effectively, bilingually, with others. As you will have a student-facing aspect to your role, we wish to find someone confident speaking to people, as well as having excellent organisational skills as you will be supporting the research work of the project manager.

The role is a fixed-hours contract.  This means that over the course of the contract, you will work 260 hours – on average 10 hours per week – in 26 working weeks. There shall be breaks over the assessment period and in July. The contract will end on week beginning 16 November, setting up nicely before the Xmas assessment period!

You do not need prior experience of this sort of work as this is an internship opportunity, although your previous roles, studies and experiences may be to your advantage.

 

  • Pay: £9.00 per hour
  • Closing date for applications: Sunday 1st March 2020, at 23:59
  • Location of interview: Executive Office UHI, or VC (contact HISA.Gaidhlig@uhi.ac.uk for details)
  • Job location: HISA office at your academic partner, or homeworking – negotiable
  • Hours: Part-time, fixed-hours contract
  • Term: 260 working-hours, ends week-beginning 16 November 2020

 

 For further information about the role please view the following documents:

 

 

How to apply

To be eligible to hold this role, you must be an enrolled student at the University of the Highlands and Islands or one of its academic partners. You must be a fluent Gaelic speaker.

To apply, please fill out the Application Form. In the application form, applicants will be asked to answer the following questions, fully in Gaelic:

 

  1. What is the importance of using Gaelic across the University of the Highlands and Islands? (200 word limit)
  2. What is the importance of effective student representation for students? (200 word limit)
  3. Why would you be suited to this role, and what skills would you bring? (400 word limit)

 

To apply, please submit your completed Application Form by email to HISA.Gaidhlig@uhi.ac.uk with the subject line “Gaelic Representation Project Intern” by Sunday 1st March 2020, at 23:59.

For more information, please contact William Mohieddeen, Gaelic Representation Project Manager on william.mohieddeen@uhi.ac.uk or 07920 703864.

 

Gaelic Representation Project Student Board Member

 

The Highlands and Islands Students’ Association is excited to undertake the Gaelic Representation Project (Pròiseact Riochdachaidh Gàidhlig – PRG). The PRG will create representation structures to ensure that Gaelic speakers across the University of the Highlands and Islands are able to engage with their students’ association in Gaelic, should they wish to do so.

The project now needs students to join its project board. You will have a great opportunity to be part of an exciting Gaelic development project that aims to make a difference for the lives of students.

HISA is looking for someone who has an interest in Gaelic development, is enthusiastic about the student voice and can communicate effectively with others. As a values-based organisation, we are seeking someone with a keen enthusiasm for empowering students to make a change.

There are three positions available – one for a student studying with Lews Castle College UHI, one for a student studying with Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI, and one for a student studying anywhere else in the University of the Highlands and Islands.

The role is voluntary and unpaid, however reasonable out-of-pocket expenses, such as travel, will be covered. Project board meetings will take place in Inverness, however we will facilitate videoconference access to the board meetings from your academic partner.

There will be four project board meetings due to take place for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year. Meetings will be scheduled to take two hours. The project board may wish to establish further meetings or events pending the agreement of the project board.

 

  • Closing date for applications: Sunday 1st March 2020, at 23:59
  • Location of interview: Executive Office UHI, or VC (contact HISA.Gaidhlig@uhi.ac.uk for details)

 

 For further information about the role please view the following documents:

 

 

How to apply

To be eligible for to be a member of the Bòrd Pròiseict Riochdachaidh Gàidhlig, you must be a student at the University of the Highlands and Islands or one of its academic partners and a Gaelic speaker.

To apply, please fill out the Application Form. In the application form, applicants will be asked to answer the following questions, fully in Gaelic:

 

  1. What is the importance of using Gaelic across the University of the Highlands and Islands? (200 word limit)
  2. What is the importance of student representation to the experience of being a student? (200 word limit)
  3. What skills do you have that you would bring to this role?  Please use examples (400 word limit)

 

To apply, please submit your completed Application Form by email to HISA.Gaidhlig@uhi.ac.uk with the subject line “Gaelic Student Board Member” by Sunday 1st March 2020, at 23:59.

For more information, please contact William Mohieddeen, Gaelic Representation Project Manager on william.mohieddeen@uhi.ac.uk or 07920 703864.

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