Work For Us


In 2018 YUSU was ranked 21st in the The Sunday Times’ Top 100 Best Not-For-Profit organisations to work for in the UK. Each year, YUSU invest over £20,000 in staff and officer training as we are dedicated to supporting and nurturing the skills and aspirations of our employees.

From our hardworking bar staff at our award-winning venues to our CEO, we all share the same goal - to put students at the heart of everything we do. 

Please see below for our current vacancies and join our dynamic and growing team:


Department Rep

Role Title: Department Rep

Reporting to: Student Engagement Coordinator 

Hours of Work: Flexible

Salary: Voluntary Opportunity. 

As a Department Rep you take on leadership responsibilities as you work with your team of Course Reps to make positive changes to your department as a whole. Department Reps are an invaluable key contact for both departments and YUSU and have opportunities to lead projects that have a University-wide impact.  

Students interested in this role are asked to complete a short application form, and shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview. Successful applicants in this role will receive training from YUSU on skills necessary to the role including committees, public speaking, and leadership skills. Individuals will also receive ongoing support from YUSU staff to provide guidance and aid personal development. 

 For more information, please refer to the Department Rep Rolesheet

Applications are open from 9am Monday week 9  Spring Term 2020. To apply, fill in this form online or hand in a paper copy to the YUSU reception by 12pm Friday 24th April Summer Term 2020.   

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Daisy Kemp- [email protected]

Interviews will take place weeks 3 and 4 of Summer term 2020.


The following vacancies are for the Graduates Students Association

For further details and job specifications please go to the GSA Website and complete the relevant application form.

Representation & Democracy Coordinator

Closing Date: Monday 23 March 2020
Shortlisting Date: Wednesday 25 March 2020
Interview Date: Tuesday 31 March 2020
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per working week. Permanent position.
Salary: £22,500 plus benefits.

Communications and Design Coordinator

Closing Date:  Friday 20 March 2020
Shortlisting Date:   Tuesday 24 March 2020
Interview Date:  Monday 30 March 2020
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week (7.5 hours per day). The GSA offers flexible working.
Salary: £22,500 plus benefits.

Events and Community Coordinator

Closing Date: Friday 20 March 2020
Shortlisting Date: Monday 23 March 2020
Interview Date: Friday 27 March 2020
Hours of Work: 0.5fte 2 ½ days per week. Hours to be negotiated and confirmed upon commencement of role. Out of hours working may be required in keeping with the nature of the position.
Salary: £11,250 per annum