Work with Us

The University of York Student Union 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 The University of York Students Union does for its students

Find out what our team think about working for York Students Union

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 York Students Union. 

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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