Scrutiny Panellist Application

Applications for the 2016/17 LUSU Scrutiny Panel are now open to any current student at Lancaster University. You can apply here now until Wednesday 14th June 12pm

This is a brand new opportunity for a diligent, committed student to aid the Students’ Union’s transparency and accountability. The Scrutiny Panel exists to scrutinise the work of the Full Time Officers, provide constructive feedback, and monitor progress made against policy implementation. They are a key function of the Students’ Union and ensure that our elected officers are effectively contributing to the lives of your fellow students.

The Scrutiny Panellist is a voluntary role where you will gain invaluable experience and play a vital part in ensuring your Students' Union works in the best interests of students like you. We're looking for passionate, confident and able students to apply for these exciting new roles!

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To attend meetings of the Scrutiny Panel and contribute actively to the Panel.
  • To effectively scrutinise and provide constructive feedback on the work of the Full Time Officers.
  • To monitor progress of the Full Time Officers against their manifesto, remit and policy.
  • To adequately prepare for meetings of the Scrutiny Panel by reading briefings and reports.
  • Where required, to establish and attend sub-group meetings to look at a particular issue in more detail.
  • To contribute to the accountability and transparency efforts of the Students’ Union.
  • To provide and deliver a report on the progress of the Full Time Officers at Students’ Union General Meetings.

Download the full role description here.

Apply for this role here.