Work For Us

Staff members at Freshers Fair


We are a small charity with big heart.


We employ a dynamic, committed and vibrant team of staff, enabling us to help students love life at Herts. We're hugely proud of our staff team and support them through their employment. We have an excellent range of staff benefits alongside salary.  


Permanent Staff Vacancies


Student Development Coordinator

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual that is passionate about people development and empowering others. You will have the chance to manage the Skills Development Programme, build networks with external stakeholders to help to grow the offering and work with a rich variety of different cultures to help build community via student-led events. This role offers hybrid working (one day from home), although flexibility is required due to the nature of the role. If you are friendly, a confident public speaker, well-organised and want to progress your career in charity, project management or people development, then we’d love to hear from you.

If want to know more or would like an informal chat, please reach out to Lizzie Kiely (Student Development Manager) at

To apply, please send a recent CV with a cover letter linking your experience to the person specification. Email both documents to CVs submitted without a cover letter will not be accepted.

The closing date for applications is Monday 19th December 2022, however, we will be interviewing shortlisted candidates on a rolling basis and therefore the role may close before this date.

Job description


Voluntary Vacancies

There are no voluntary vacancies at the moment


Student Staff Vacancies

There are no Student Staff Vacancies at the moment


Can't find anything here? If you're a student at Herts, you can take a look at the jobs listed on Handshake, a service provided by the University's Careers and Employment service


Please note that Hertfordshire Students’ Union is required to meet UKVI visa regulations. Applicants who do not currently have the right to work in the UK will have to satisfy UKVI regulations before they can be appointed. Please be aware that we are unable to sponsor you for a visa.

About Herts SU

Organisational Chart

You can view our latest Organisational Chart for permanent staff here. This shows the different roles within each team, but does not reflect levels of responsibility. You can also read more about our Trustee Board here

Our Vision and Values


We help students love life at Herts

Our departments work together so we can continue to put students at the heart of every service we run on behalf of students at the Uni of Herts



Helpful, Empowering, Representative, Transparent and Student-Focused

We're here to support students as they transform their lives at university. We support students in their academic interests and wellbeing, we empower students to advocate for themselves and others and we develop and enhance communities amongst our richly diverse student population        


Service Excellence

We go above and beyond for our students and each other

We’re committed to providing excellent service across the board and we support each other to prioritise this every day



Work Perks for Permanent Staff

For permanent staff, Hertfordshire Students' Union offers an excellent range of employee benefits which you can view in full here. Highlights include generous annual leave, a flexible working policy, gym discount and a wellbeing hour

We know there’s more to life than work, that’s why when you join Hertfordshire Students' Union as a permanent staff member you will get your pick of our amazing company perks all accessible via an app. This includes restaurant discounts, great price cinema tickets and lots more. Find out more about the employee rewards available via Perkbox here

Work Perks for Student Staff

We offer part-time employment opportunities for students to work on campus for up to 20 hours per week. Benefits include:

  •  Training and development
  •  Working as part of a team
  •  Flexible hours to fit alongside your studies
  •  Opportunity to improve your employability
  •  The chance to get more involved with your Union
  •  Experience is not always necessary



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