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.  

Vacancies

Permanent Staff Vacancies

 

Community Events Coordinator

Would you like to make a difference to a community of over 25,000 students at the University of Hertfordshire by being in charge of all daytime events on campus and increasing face to face engagement? If so, Hertfordshire Students' Union are recruiting for a Community Events Manager to manage our events team where you will plan and manage various events throughout the academic year. The role is based on campus in Hatfield, with a starting salary of £22,000. We are particularly focused on being inclusive to all student groups and communities, whilst ensuring we contribute to a positive and fun student experience. Working at Hertfordshire Students' Union offers excellent flexibility as well as several other benefits. • Access to two Employee Assistance providers – Health Assured and Validium • Access to several University of Hertfordshire (University) facilities and training • Free eyesight tests • Life Assurance – 2 times your salary • Loan to pay for on-site parking – subject to University guidelines and eligibility criteria • One moving day off per year • An employee discount scheme • Staff Study Leave (subject to eligibility) • Time off in lieu (TOIL) for approved additional hours worked.

Hertfordshire Students' Union is committed to diversity and inclusion amongst its staff, reflecting the communities it serves. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds, as they are underrepresented within the Union’s professional staff team. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

If you wish to informally discuss the role, please get in touch with Sean Ferris (Head of Community Operations) at s.ferrie@herts.ac.uk

If you are interested in applying please send a recent CV with a cover letter linking your experience to the person specification. Email both documents to recruitment@hertfordshire.com CV's submitted without a cover letter will not be accepted.

Job description

Closing date – 21st August 2022 – 9am

It is expected we will interview the week after

 

Insight and Policy Manager

Would you like to work for an organisation that represents over 25,000 students, in a role that is essential in understanding the student voice? Here at Hertfordshire Students' Union, we're looking for an Insight and Policy Manager to lead a newly developed team, offering a unique experience to grow and develop the team and projects. The role is based in Hatfield, with a salary between £30,000-£35,000. The role will oversee key research projects, to understand student views on both academic and non-academic issues. The role will manage the Insight and Policy teams budget and staff. Working at Hertfordshire Students' Union offers excellent flexibility.

Hertfordshire Students' Union is committed to diversity and inclusion amongst its staff, reflecting the communities it serves. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds, as they are underrepresented within the Union’s professional staff team. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

If you wish to informally discuss the role, please get in touch with Stephen Owen (Head of Student Services) at s.owen3@herts.ac.uk

If you are interested in applying please send a recent CV with a cover letter linking your experience to the person specification. Email both documents to recruitment@hertfordshire.su. CV's submitted without a cover letter will not be accepted.

Job description

Closing date - Extended to 30th August 2022 – 11:59pm

It is expected we will interview the week after

 

Student Staff Vacancies

 

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

Vision

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 University of Hertfordshire

 

Values

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

 

Benefits

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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