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In 2018 YUSU was ranked 21st in the The Sunday Times’ Top 100 Best Not-For-Profit organisations to work for in the UK. Each year, YUSU invest over £20,000 in staff and officer training as we are dedicated to supporting and nurturing the skills and aspirations of our employees.

From our hardworking bar staff at our award-winning venues to our CEO, we all share the same goal - to put students at the heart of everything we do. 

Please see below for our current vacancies and join our dynamic and growing team:

Central Resources Director

The opportunity to become a Central Resources Director and a member of the senior management team at University of York Students' Union is an exciting opportunity to use your skills, knowledge and experience to make a positive difference to the lives of students at the University of York. You will work with and support the 5 members of the senior management team, the 5 student sabbatical officers, support an 11 strong trustee board and lead a directorate incorporating finance professional, IT experts, HR experts and staff supporting our central functions. Your work will ensure our people, finances, digital infrastructure and estates are operated efficiently and effectively demonstrating the ability of YUSU to provide market-leading student focused services and activity.

To apply

To read more about this exciting opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please see the full Appointment Brief below.

Candidate Recruitment Pack

Please upload your CV in Word format here and include a supporting statement as part of your application, addressing your experience in relation to the key points on the person specification, which should be no longer than 2 sides of A4.

A Prospectus consultant will review and assess all submitted applications. As part of the selection process, candidates may be invited to meet with a consultant at our offices.

Interview dates yet to be finalised, but will appear here once confirmed.

Panel Interviews (1st stage): w\c 4 March

Panel Interviews (2nd stage): w\c 11 March

If you have any further questions please call Prospectus on 020 7400 6373


No Agencies Please

Catering Operations and Development Manager 

Post details 

Contract: Annualised hours contract of 2080 hours per annum

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience 

More about the vacancy

YUSU CS is looking for a capable and ambitious Catering Operations and Development Manager to oversee the entire catering operation across our venue portfolio. The candidate must be diligent, hardworking and up to date with the current trends in the licensed trade and particularly within the student market. 

Whilst managing the outlets, you will also be responsible for leading the teams and have a proven track record in leadership skills, motivating and developing the team and the outlets with both passion and enthusiasm.

The successful candidate will be responsible for running and growing the catering operations in three existing venues whilst proactively looking at market expansion and the next “big thing” to complement our other non-catered venues.

YUSU is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community. We welcome applications form currently underrepresented groups including BAME applicants.

In the world of large scale hospitality you will struggle to find an opportunity like this. As a not for profit organisation we work to a different set of rules to those found on the high street. From working with a large team of like-minded student staff, to forming a key player in a hard-working, motivated and close knit management team you will be working some of the most sociable hours found in the industry and experience freedom and autonomy to influence our services at a level seldom found elsewhere.

For further details please see our application pack below:

Job Description

Apply now by emailing with current copy of your CV and Cover letter (max 2 pages) quoting REF; Catering Manager

Recruitment Timeline

Closing date: 31st January 2019

Interviews: w/c 4th February 2019

Start date: Immediate

No Agencies Please


YUSU, the colleges, and the University of York all run various events and functions throughout the academic year. Many of these require licensed security staff to ensure the safety, security, and wellbeing of all involved. We are now looking for suitable people to join the event security team.

Working for YUSU Doorsafe you will be part of a 20+ team responsible for maintaining safety; upholding licensing regulations as laid out in the Security Industry Association (SIA) code of practice; and ensuring the smooth running of many different events.

 We are looking for candidates who are proactive, assertive, and confident, able to work using your own initiative and as part of a team and work well in a pressured and stressful environment.

 YUSU will cover the cost of training and licencing, For more information please refer to the job description and person specification.


Candidates must be available for interview on the dates listed below and also for the 4 day training course that will take place on the 10th,11th and 17th and 18th March 

 This is an exciting opportunity for people who are looking for a fresh challenge and to develop new skills.

 Apply now via this link with a completed application form and equality monitoring form 


Application Form

Equality Monitoring Form


Application Deadline: Midday on the 22nd February 

Interviews: 28th and 30th February 2019

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