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James Brooks Chief Executive

James is the senior staff member who leads, manages and develops the Students' Union by implementing and developing strategic planning, objective setting and review mechanisms. The role also has delegated responsibility from the Board of Trustees for the day to day management of the £5-million-pound turnover organisation, the ULSU Group. We employ over 50 full time staff and 156 part time student staff. James also provides continuing training and support to all elected officers to equip them with the skills and knowledge to undertake their role effectively and safeguarding the financial stability and legal compliance of the organisation. James is Company Secretary for the University of Lincoln Students' Union, Managing director of our two trading arms, Lincoln Students' Union Trading Ltd. and Students' Union Management Systems Ltd.

Reporting directly to a Board of Trustees, the Chief Executive has primary responsibility for all aspects of the charity, holding overall accountability for all day to day activity that is undertaken by the Students’ Union.

Senior Management

Adrian Brown Head of Finance

Adrian is responsible for all aspects of financial control and reporting of the Students' Union Charity and Trading Company. Adrian ensures that timely and meaningful financial and management information is provided to enable the Board of Trustees and Senior Management Team to make effective decisions regarding the strategic direction of the organisation.

Charlie Garrod Head of Commercial Services

Charlie leads the Commercial Services team to operate the Engine Shed, The Swan and Tower Bars. His remit is to provide high quality and efficient Bars, Catering, Facilities and Entertainments services to meet the needs of the membership of the Students' Union. Charlie also enjoys being the Health and Safety lead for the Students' Union. He is known within the organisation as Charlie "safety first" Garrod.

Emma Rouse Head of Marketing and Communications

Emma is responsible for all aspects of Marketing and Communications within the Students' Union Charity and Trading Company. Emma oversees the Marketing and Communication team to ensure that our social media, communications and marketing is relevant to our members and commercial audience. Market research is produced by the Department to enable the Board of Trustees and Senior Management Team to make effective decisions regarding the strategic direction of the organisation.

Hannah Coleman Head of HR/Deputy CEO

Hannah leads the Human Resource function for the Charity and the Trading arm of our organisation. She is also responsible for the office support systems and the overall operations of the Students' Union. Her remit also includes being the senior manager with responsibility for Sports, Societies and the Advice Centre. Hannah is also the Deputy Chief Executive and Company Secretary for Lincoln Students' Union Ltd.

Central

Alan Bage Senior Web Developer

Alan develops the Union's web presence and CRM system to a sector leading standard and takes an active role in the direction of the commercialisation of the Student Union Management System (SUMS).

Ben Tindall Web Developer

Ben supports the Senior Web Developer in the development of the Students' Union website and CRM system and supports the development of the Student Union Management System (SUMS).

Currently Vacant Finance Assistant

This role provides support to the Finance Controller with the day-to-day operations of the finance department, offering administrative support and general financial advice to staff and Activity members.

Daniel Willcocks Marketing Assistant

Dan works directly with the Student Leaders to create, deliver and review projects with the purpose of impacting and improving the experience of all University of Lincoln students.

Holly Millar Executive Assistant

Holly provides administrative and secretarial support and assistance to the Chief Executive of the Students’ Union, including diary management and clerk duties of all Board meetings whilst being the main point of contact for the Chief Executive. Holly maintains the Chief Executive's daily appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences and teleconferences.

Jacob Ellis Web Assistant

Jacob assists in the development of our SUMS platform and is the first level of support for any SUMS related queries. Jacob provides introductory training for modules and development of both new and existing modules in line with specifications set.

Janine lake Accounts Assistant

Janine provides support to the Finance Controller with the day-to-day operations of the finance department, offering administrative support and general financial advice.

Kelly Sheanon Graphic Designer

Kelly delivers, develops and co-ordinates the graphic design function of the Students’ Union, and oversees all aspects of graphic design within both the Charitable and Commercial services.

Megan Graham HR and Office Manager

Megan supports the Head of HR/ Deputy CEO in delivering an effective and reactive HR function within the Union for all departments, as well as managing the administrative support given to the Executive Officers and across the Union.

Michael Rhodes Finance Controller

Michael supports in the delivery of the financial processes of the Students' Union, including maintaining the Union's accounting systems and reviewing account procedures.

Natasha Smith Graphic Design Assistant

Natasha creates and designs the branding for events and campaigns for both the student community and public market.

Rachael Wix Social Media and Digital Assistant

Rachael coordinates all front-end elements of the website, in the areas of style, content and functionality, as well as facilitating feedback, democracy and ideas mechanisms across the Union, for both style and content. Rachael is also responsible for photography/photo resource, selected social media and digital channels, and videography/video resource and for developing the Union’s online presence.

Shanna Limm Office Assistant

Shanna provides a central cross Union administrative support service to the Union’s Senior Management Team, the Executive Officer Team and Students’ Union departments. She provides administrative support to the 5 Student Leaders (Executive Officers).

Membership Services

Casey Blagg Sports Club Assistant

Casey works under the direction of the Activities Co-ordinator to provide efficient and effective administrative support to the Activities team. Casey also supports in the administration of BUCS and develops new processes to facilitate the smooth running of student activities and opportunities.

Currently Vacant Societies Assistant

This role works under the direction of the Activities Co-ordinator to provide efficient and effective administrative support to the Activities team. The role supports the administration of all Societies to develop new processes in order to facilitate the smooth running of student activities. If you are interested in this position and would like more information, please view our vacancies page.

Currently Vacant Academic Opportunities Assistant

The role will support the Academic Opportunities Co-ordinator in the organisation, delivery and promotion of Academic Opportunities, including Student Recruiters, Student Reviewers, Staff-Student Insight Scheme, Students consulting on Teaching (SCoTs), Teaching Panels and Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS). The role will also administrate these schemes to ensure that students have a high-quality opportunity to engage with their academic experience beyond their course. If you are interested in this position and would like more information, please view our vacancies page.

Elizabeth Smy Academic Representation Assistant

Liz supports the Vice President Academic Affairs and all elected College, School and Course Representatives in all aspects of academic representation, to strengthen its ability to represent and deliver positive change to members.

Emily Baldwin Activities Co-ordinator

Emily provides support to the Activities Manager through developing and delivering services within Sports and Societies. Emily facilitates the development and expansion of both sports and societies to increase participation and opportunities for all members and work in partnership with key stakeholders, including the University.

Faye Handley Advice Centre Advisor

Faye works with the Advice Centre to undertake administration and casework duties and provides high quality advice and support to meet the needs of students.

Fiona Purdy Lead Student Advisor

Fiona works within the Advice Centre undertaking casework, providing independent, impartial and non-judgemental advice and support to students on a range of issues from finance and housing to academic advice.

Helena Buono Employability Co-ordinator

Helena supports the Employability and Volunteering Manager to work on processes, mapping, awareness raising and development work in the early stages of the new employability strategy. Helena contributes to the Students’ Union’s Employability strategy by delivering training, workshops, activities and support to students making them “work ready”.

Jane Kilby Employability and Volunteering Manager

Jane develops and promotes volunteering and opportunities for students, including supporting the development of the community volunteer scheme. Jane is also developing the employability strategy to support students to be "work ready".

Jennifer Barnes Student Voice & Impact Manager

Jenny delivers the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Academic Representative System and enables the Student Voice to have impact.

Lilly Harvey Student Insight Co-ordinator

Lilly develops and delivers a number of new and existing student opportunities including student recruiters and reviewers, which serve to allow staff and students to work together to enhance the experience of students at the University of Lincoln.

Lorna Cruickshank Activities Manager

Lorna manages the delivery and development of the Activities Department, which includes embedding a coherent and robust support programme providing opportunities for sports and societies and supporting the the Vice President Activities.

Rachal Lilley Advice Centre Manager

Rachal manages the Advice Centre ensuring independent, impartial and non-judgemental advice is given to students whilst maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of higher education advice matters and best practices.

Scott Mcginn Student Voice Coordinator

Scott supports elected officers with identifying issues, creating solutions and making positive change in the Union and University by providing continued support. He ensures the student body and relevant University staff are aware of the impact of the work of elected officers and representatives.

The Swan

Currently Vacant The Swan Supervisor

This role will supervise front line staff in The Swan pub, kitchen and guest house under the guidance of the Management team. Key responsibilities include: - to provide a high customer service standard - help encourage team work and to lead and motivate the team - to ensure licensing laws are adhered to and that Team Members are adhering to them - to be proactive in maximising sales and generating revenue If you are interested in this position and would like more information, please view our vacancies page.

Danielle Marsden Deputy Manager

Danielle assists The Swan Manager in the provision of an effective and efficient Swan Pub service. The Swan in an on campus student bar with affordable food and drink, including karaoke nights and the pub quiz. Dave also manages events and offers for Students.

David Andrews Swan Manager

Dave manages all aspects of The Swan Pub, an on campus student bar with affordable food and drink, including karaoke nights and the pub quiz. Dave also manages events and offers for Students.

Gavin Shields Head Chef The Swan

Gavin leads the provision of an effective and efficient catering service in The Swan operation of the Students’ Union as well as provide extra support to the Tower Bars Kitchen as and when required.

Engine Shed / Towers Bars

Christopher Robinson Cook (Tower Bars/Engine Shed)

Chris assists in the provision of an effective and efficient catering service in The Engine Shed and Tower Bar operation of the Students’ Union, including catering for events at the Engine Shed.

Currently Vacant Bars Duty Manager

This role will assist in the day-to-day operation of the commercial venues (Tower Bars and Engine Shed), with a focus on the co-ordination of student staff, to ensure the provision of the highest standards of service and care for all customers and members. The role is responsible for maintaining the security of customers, staff and the building during Tower Bar duty management shifts, and, when required, assist in the duty management of larger capacity events. If you are interested in this position and would like more information, please view our vacancies page.

Currently Vacant Cleaning Supervisor

This role will be responsible for the provision of an efficient and effective cleaning service across the organisation, including all Students’ Union Commercial venues and office areas to ensure they are presentable for members and stakeholders to use. The role will have direct line management responsibilities of three Cleaners and will be expected to coordinate rotas and duties in line with venue functions and demand. The role will be required to work shift patterns to meet the needs of the business. If you are interested in this position and would like more information, please view our vacancies page.

Currently Vacant Cleaner

This role will undertake cleaning duties of the Commercial venues and office areas of the Students' Union buildings, ensuring they are maintained to a high standard of cleanliness, including polishing, hoovering and undertaking deep cleans of defined areas. If you are interested in this position and would like more information, please view our vacancies page.

David Beech Bars Duty Manager

David will assist in the day-to-day operation of the commercial venues (Tower Bars and Engine Shed), with a focus on the co-ordination of student staff, to ensure the provision of the highest standards of service and care for all customers and members. David is responsible for maintaining the security of customers, staff and the building during Tower Bar duty management shifts, and, when required, assist in the duty management of larger capacity events.

Gemma Smart Front of House and Events Co-ordinator

Gemma is responsible for ensuring an effective and efficient front of house service for the Students' Union and the facilitation and administration of events and tickets sales within the Engine Shed, Platform and Tower Bars.

Gemma De-Gozdawa Telezynska Assistant Venue Manager

Gemma works across the Tower Bar and Engine Shed delivering a friendly and efficient guest service whilst ensuring a smooth running of the venue.

John Rouse Maintenance Operative

John provides support across all venues undertaking building maintenance, safety checks, minor repairs, and cleaning provision. As well as providing support to the Commercial Service team in the set up of functions and events within the venues.

Katherine Campbell Assistant Sound & Light Technician

Katherine is responsible for supporting the Sound and Light technician in ensuring that the event presentation of PA, live, lighting and all audio visual equipment and any event sets are provided as the customers and artists require.

Luke Maxwell Sound and Light Technician

Luke ensures that the event presentation of PA, live, lighting and all audio visual equipment and any event sets are provided as the customers and artists require.

Michael Redpath Entertainments Manager

Michael manages and delivers a quality and varied entertainments and event programmed as part of the Union's overall Commercial Services Strategy.

Ruth Light Catering Manager

Ruth is responsible for ensuring excellent customer service and satisfaction, production of quality food and high standards of service for all our guests across all commercial venues.

Ryan Campbell Head Chef (Tower Bars / Engine Shed)

Ryan provides an effective and efficient catering service in The Tower Bars/Engine Shed for both the standard menu and special events menus.

Will Richardson Venue Manager

Will ensures the smooth running of the Engine Shed and Tower Bars operation services.

Staff Structure

Staff Structure