Work with Us

The University of York Student Union (YUSU) is a charity that is run for, and by, the 22,000 students at the University of York. From our hard-working teams at our award-winning venues to our CEO, we all share the same goal - to put students at the heart of everything we do.

Find out more about what YUSU does for its students

Find out what our team think about working for YUSU

As well as this process being for us to find out about you, it's important you know a bit more about us, what guides us and what we aspire to be, so that you can also decide if we are a right fit for you too. Check out our Culture and Values framework for a little more information.

We are proud to be an accredited Real Living Wage Employer. We are also an accredited Disability Confident employer and if you are interested in applying for a positions and require any adjustments to support you with your application please contact hr@yusu.org. 

A Recruitment Pack can be found attached to each vacancy with more information about what it's like to work for YUSU. 

Please be advised that we can only accept application forms written in English, If you are a student and require any support with this please contact the University Career Services team who will be able to help. 

Other information we'd like to make you aware of regarding the application process;

Within the Job Descriptions we have a section on 'essential criteria', if you do not meet everyone of these please don't be discouraged from applying as this maybe something that we are able to teach you!

Our shortlisting process is completed blind, this means that any personal information that you provide within your application form that doesn't directly relate to your training and experience will not be seen by the shortlisting panel until the interview stages which they will then have access to your contact details. Your EDI information will not be shared with or seen by anyone other than our HR Team during your application stage. 

If you are invited to interview you will receive the interview questions a few days before your interview. We do this to try and take a little pressure off the interview experience, we want to get to know you without the worry that can come with interviews. 

If you are invited to interview please do make us aware of any reasonable adjustments that you require.

Most of our permanent positions can be personalised to work around your commitments, we are able to offer hybrid and flexible working options and are willing to consider alternative bank holidays in line with applicants beleifs (eg. Ramadan/ Diwali). 

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

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Available Positions

Closes 11:59pm 03/06/2024

Volunteer

Student Trustee

The Union’s governance as a student-led organisation and a registered charity is exciting, challenging and critically important to our work.

Closes 11:59pm 03/06/2024

Fixed Term

Accountability & Scrutiny Chair

We're looking for someone to play a crucial part in ensuring transparency, fairness and accountability within the Union.

Closes 5:00pm 01/07/2024

Permanent

Business Administrator

Your role will be crucial in developing, maintaining, and implementing financial information through various channels of data analysis and system maintenance.

Closes 11:59pm 16/06/2024

Fixed Term

Social & Recreational Sport Coordinator

The Social & Recreational Sport Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the college and social sport programmes at the University of York Students' Union.

Closes 5:00pm 21/06/2024

Permanent

Digital Support Coordinator

We have a fantastic opportunity for a digital support coordinator to join The University of York Students’ Union for 21 hours a week to provide system administration and first-line support for our digital solutions.

Closes 11:59am 16/06/2024

Permanent

Helpdesk Coordinator

YUSU is looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to lead a small team of student staff and shape YUSU’s Helpdesk (a front-line support desk for students).

Closes 12:00pm 10/06/2024

Fixed Term

Sports Assistant (Student only role)

The Sports Assistant provides an opportunity for a capable and ambitious student to support the Sport Coordinator and Social & Recreational Sport Coordinator to develop and deliver the BUCS programme of activities at York as well as support the overall sport programme including college & social sport.