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We have a range of flexible part-time and full-time jobs
Flexible Working Hours
Fit your work around your studies, day or night
Free Event Entry
Free entry to most DUSA events, frequent staff parties and more
Full Training Provided
Previous experience not always required
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We’re Dundee’s biggest student employer
Students are employed throughout DUSA The Union in several areas.
Click on a job title to read more about that department.
Working in the bars team involves serving drinks and food to fellow students in any of our bars or nightclubs; Floor 5, Air, Liar, and two in Mono. Develop skills in customer service, cash handling and stock control. Learn basic elements of health and safety and food hygiene and have the chance to gain certificates in these areas. Working for the bars team will allow you to meet new people, make friends for life and learn key skills that will aid in future employment. Excel and you will have the opportunity to join the cocktail team in Air, and possibly even become one of our team leaders.
Working in any of the Union’s catering outlets, students have the option to work during lunchtimes, evenings and weekends. You will develop skills in food preparation and production, customer service and cash handling. Working as part of the catering team you will be able to gain certificates in food hygiene as well as learning how to work well in the busy environment.
Customer Safety Team
Responsible for all security issues and the health and safety of up to 2500 customers. Duties include conflict resolution, correct application of licensing law, drug searches and seizures, first aid, entry and evacuation procedures. You may also be assisting in major events, securing the stage for high profile acts and artists. Mainly involving night time work, the customer safety team’s job is to ensure all our customers have a great and safe experience in DUSA.
This Crew make sure everyone knows what’s going on at the Union. The job involves enticing students into the Union by visiting halls of residence, flyering, putting up poster displays, assisting decorating venues for special events like Halloween, participating in events and taking photos at night. The crew also look after acts and artistes performing in the Union. The Ents Crew are also responsible for assisting in the running of all the events that take place in the Union. They assist in the planning, setup and operation of the nightclubs, live gigs, regular and special events. The crew also look after acts and artistes performing in the Union.
Working mainly at the front of house in a vibrant, enthusiastic team, duties include; ticket sales, cash handling, controlling entry to venues monitoring venue numbers, cloakroom operation, bar roles and support. As a first and last point of contact excellent customer care skills are a must.
Working in the award winning ‘Premier at the Union’ convenience store supplying both students and staff with all their requirements. Open 7 days and trading each evening until 10.00pm ( plenty of time to party afterwards ) student staff work both evenings ( 4pm-10pm ) and weekends (various times). Normally working 2 – 3 shifts (10 – 18 hours per week) its hard work but good fun. You must have a good personality, enjoy meeting people and be an excellent team player. If you already have some retail experience then that could be an advantage.
The Technical Crew are involved in setting up and operating lights, sound and AV equipment for all events. They also operate animations and video loops for use during club nights and special events, as well as for advertising events and promos. Tech Crew are also involved in planning & setting up venue decoration, event props and set for all regular and special events.
Becoming part of DUSA The Union was the best choice I’ve made. Besides new experiences, I found myself surrounded by lovely people and great colleagues.Ona Stundziaite
How To Apply
Students are recruited to join our teams throughout the academic year and applications are always welcomed. Simply complete an application form and return it to The Union Reception.
You can also post your application:
Dundee University Students’ Association,
Airlie Place Dundee,
Telephone: (01382) 386 012
Download the Application Form
Non-Student VacanciesThere are no non-student vacancies at the moment
Do you have what it takes to fill a 2500 capacity venue three times a week?
We have a reputation – number one students’ union in Scotland for the seventh consecutive year and one of the top five in the UK. Talent, passion and creativity hold the key to our success and we now have a fantastic opportunity to join our events team.
The Union is the largest and most popular entertainment venue in the city, attracting over150,000 students to its entertainment venues every year.
We are looking for someone who understands how to connect with the 30,000 students who study in Dundee and programme exciting entertainment and events that exceed their aspirations. You will be responsible for programming, marketing and delivering successful entertainment across The Union’s five venues throughout the whole year.
You have a proven track record in club promotion but not necessarily in a student union, a passion for all forms of music and can spot trends in both the live music and clubbing sector. You are extremely creative with the ability to engage and excite young people. You are a target-based, self-starter who thrives in an environment of minimal supervision.
If you see yourself in this challenging role and can demonstrate previous success in club promotion, we want to hear from you.
Download all the documents
Applications should reach us by 12.00pm Friday 23 October 2015
Interviews are to be held on Wednesday 4 November 2015