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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 for 2018.

Click here to see our Gender Pay Gap Report for 2017.

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 value-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:

Marketing Manager

Become a key part of the Hertfordshire Students’ Union family. We pride ourselves on being a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. We look for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Our culture thrives by embracing diversity and imagination. As the voice who represents 24,000 students, we are seeking achievers, leaders and visionaries who can bring skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving environment.

The post holder will grow and develop the brand, communications and promotional activity for the Union, ensuring we are maximising our digital, face to face and experiential marketing and communications opportunities. The role is diverse and covers a wide range of promotional channels and stakeholder groups, and the right person for the role must be extremely proactive, creative and have the drive to succeed in a diverse and fast-paced environment.

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 Luke Delderfield (Head of Operations) at l.delderfield@herts.ac.uk or Leena Patel (HR & Administration Manager) at l.patel2@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 - 16th February 2020

Student Staff Vacancies:

Students make up the majority of staff at the SU and as a member of Student Staff, you will be the face of the Union and provide excellent customer service.

We are now recruiting for various position across our departments. Our student staff have the opportunity to make a real difference to the life of their fellow students and gain a range of skills and experience for their CV at the same time. 

To apply please complete in full the above application form and send it to recruitment@hertfordshire.su . Please also include a link to your website or a portfolio of work.

Campaigns Assistant (One Life)

What is One Life? One Life is a campaign that aims to help you realise that you only have One Life; so, live it well and live it wisely. It is based on helping you to create a behavioural change within yourself and supports anyone dealing with substance abuse problems or who thinks someone close to them may have substance abuse problems. Substance abuse includes the misuse of drugs and alcohol.

Main Purpose of Job: To support the Campaign activity of the Students’ Union, focusing on the development and running of the One Life Campaign.

Job description

Application form

Closing date - Wednesday 5th February 2020. To apply please complete in full the above application form and send it to recruitment@hertfordshire.su . The interviews will take place on Wednesday 12th February 2020

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,
Hertfordshire Students' Union, Hutton Hub, College Lane Campus
Telephone: 01707 285020 or 01707 285998
Email recruitment@hertfordshire.su


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