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Hertfordshire Students’ Union is a dynamic and vibrant Union. We value student officers, employees and volunteers with ideas and personality and believe that lively, active and vibrant people shape our organisation.

Organisational Chart
Please click here to see our current organisational chart for permanent staff. 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
Gender Pay Gap Report

We are an employer required by law to carry out Gender Pay Reporting under the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017.

Click here to see our Gender Pay Gap Report.

Our Vision and Values

Our vision at Hertfordshire Students’ Union is that we put students first.  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.


We are a truly values-led organisation.  As such, we’re looking for employees that live our everyday values of innovation, collaboration and friendliness whilst ensuring our students’ union is truly representative of Herts students.  We encourage our team to have fun at work while never losing sight of our vision. 

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 annual leave scheme starting at 25 days + bank holidays and University closed days; an employer-contributed pension scheme, extensive training and development and time off in lieu for extra hours worked.

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 phone insurance, restaurant discounts, and great price cinema tickets and lots more. Find out more about all our employee rewards here: https://www.perkbox.co.uk/hertfordshirestudentunion

Work Perks for student staff
We offer part-time employment opportunities for students to work on campus for up to 20 hours per week. The benefits we offer include:

- Training and development

- Working as part of a team

- Flexible hours to fit alongside your studies

- Opportunity to improve your employability

- Opportunity to get more involved with your Union

- Experience is not always necessary

Follow us on LinkedIn to stay up to date with our 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. 

Permanent Vacancies:

Please note these vacancies are full-time roles and not suitable for current students. 

General Manager
Hertfordshire Students’ Union (HSU), is a dynamic and vibrant union that is student-led. We value student officers, employees and volunteers with ideas and personality and believe that lively and active people shape our organisation. Students and staff are a priority to us.


We run and offer a variety of services to over 24,000 students at the University such as societies, campaigning, representation and we also have a busy Advice and Support Centre and nightclub – The Forum.

We are currently recruiting for a General Manager who will take on the responsibility for the leadership of all staff and will work closely with the elected officer team. The successful candidate will join HSU at an important and challenging time and will shape our future and drive organisational change.

We are looking for an outstanding professional with a proven track record of leading at a senior manager or a CEO level either within a students’ union or in a relevant sector with similar values. Our ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with stakeholder management expertise, experience operating at board level, financial acumen and knowledge of good governance.

If interested in applying, please download a recruitment pack here. Closing date is the 3rd March 2019.

Student Staff Vacancies:


There are no student staff vacancies at the moment. We will be recruiting again on 18th March 2019.


Please note that Hertfordshire Students’ Union cannot accept applications from those who do not currently have the right to work in the UK.

In addition to the part-time opportunities found on this site, UH students can also search for part time jobs, placements, summer internships, graduate roles, volunteering and work shadowing experiences on CareerHub. Log in with you StudyNet username and password to apply today!

For further information please contact:

HR Department, Union Admin Office,
Elehouse Resource Centre, College Lane Campus
Telephone: 01707 285020 or 01707 285998
Email recruitment@hertfordshire.su

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