Communities Assistant (Student Only Role)

Closed 05/04/2024

Job Title: Student Communities Assistant (Student only role)

Reporting to: Communities Manager

Place of Work: University of York Students’ Union (YUSU)

Hours of Work: Minimum contracted hours of 10 per week 

Salary: £12.00 per hour (We pay student staff the Real Living Wage)

Contract: Fixed term until September 2024 

Closing date: Friday 5th April 2024 at 5pm

Interview date: Tuesday 16th April 2024. Interviews to be held in person however online interviews can be accommodated if required. 

Here at University of York Students’ Union we have an exciting job opportunity for someone to join our Communities team as the Communities Assistant. 

About the Role:

University of York Students’ Union is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic student staff member to join the team as Student Communities Assistant. The Student Communities Assistant will support the Communities team with the planning and delivery of the college-led aspect of welcome and arrivals and support in the delivery of a liberation strand of events and activities for Welcome 2024 which will provide spaces for underrepresented communities to come together. The post-holder will also support the Communities team in developing and facilitating student-led activities and events for underrepresented groups.

The role will include, but is not limited to: providing support and guidance to college committees, processing documentation and general administration, liaising with student groups, members of staff, university departments and local organisations to ensure the delivery of YUSU projects and operations.

To find out more about the role please see the attached Job Description.

We’re an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be natural, and be the best versions of themselves. Whatever your background, religion, identity, relationship status if you're good at what you do and want to provide the best experience possible for, with and by our students then jump in with your whole self.

YUSU is committed to equality of opportunity - we are an organisation who works very hard to ensure we appoint based on merit. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and/or from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are proud to offer an interview to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised position.

If you have any further questions about the position, or if you have a requirement for adjustments that would make the application or interview process more accessible, please do not hesitate to contact us on