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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. 

All our roles offer a generous holiday entitlement, pension contributions and excellent opportunities for personal development. To be updated on all of our vacancies, join our Linked in page.


We know there’s more to life than work - that’s why when you join Hertfordshire Students' Union as permanent staff you’ll get your pick of our amazing company perks. All accessible via an app.That includes phone insurance, restaurant discounts, and great price cinema tickets, plus loads more.Find out more about all our employee rewards here: https://www.perkbox.co.uk/hertfordshirestudentunion

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 send all completed applications to recruitment@hertfordshire.su

Permanent Vacancies:

Non-student staff positions:

External Trustee (Three positions available)

Hertfordshire Students' Union is a registered charity and the official representative voice for all students at the University of Hertfordshire. Our aim is to make student life at the University of Hertfordshire incredible.

We are governed by a Board of Trustees, made up of five elected officer trustees, three student trustees and four external trustees. We are looking for external trustees with significant experiences across a range of areas to help shape the look and feel of our organisation at a strategic level. 

The position is voluntary (although reasonable expenses will be paid) and trustees are asked to attend six meetings per year – one of which is a day long strategy/team building day.  The term of office is three years, and external trustees can serve a maximum of two terms.  Our ideal candidate would have experience in at least one of the below areas:

  • Organisational management or experience of governance
  • General business activities and income generation

  • Human resources or organisational development
  • Higher Education and Students' Unions in particular
  • Strategic planning
  • Legal knowledge or company/charity law

If you want to make a difference to the lives of 25,000 students, we’d love to hear from you.  Please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@hertfordshire.su If you would like an informal chat about becoming a trustee, please contact our Chief Executive, Phil Mackay by e-mail at p.s.mackay@herts.ac.uk to arrange a mutually convenient time.

You can find out much more about Hertfordshire Students’ Union via our website www.hertfordshire.su



To work flexibly across two venues (Forum and EleHouse).

Tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • To serve customers on the bar and generally assist in the running of our venue and cleaning of the venue and bar.
  • Night-time cloakroom and door:
  • Assist in the assembly and take down of the Forum’s door entry setup. Serve customers on entry and in the cloakroom, and assist the Venue Management Team where necessary.

Job description

Please apply by sending a CV and a personal statement to recruitment@hertfordshire.su

Student Staff Vacancies:

Hertfordshire Students’ Union offers part-time employment opportunities for students to work on campus for up to 20 hours per week. There are many benefits to working for your Union:

  • Training and development given
  • Be part of a team
  • Flexible hours to suit
  • Improve your employability
  • Opportunity to get more involved with your Union 
  • Experience not always necessary

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

Please apply by sending a completed application form to recruitment@hertfordshire.su


Graphic Designer

Zero hour contract | up to 20 hrs per week | £7.90 per hour.

To deliver high quality design work within set timescales, for a variety of Students’ Union projects and events.

Closing date Sunday 29th October 2017

Job Description

Application form

Please also send a portfolio of any work that you have done.


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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