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We have a range of flexible part-time roles perfect for fitting around your studdies

We also offer full-time non-student roles. Check out this page to see all available vacancies.

Non-Student Vacancies

Student Vacancies

Students are employed throughout DUSA The Union in several areas. Click on a job title to read more about that department.

Bars
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.
Catering
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.
Entertainments Crew
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.
Venue Support
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.
Retail
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.
Technical Crew
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

Bartender, DUSA The Union

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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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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 DUSA The Union’s Reception. If you have an questions about our vacancies please contact us.

You can also post your application:
HR Department,
Dundee University Students’ Association,
Airlie Place Dundee,
DD1 4HP.
Telephone: (01382) 386 012

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Non-Student Vacancies

Receptionist

 

25 hours per week

Monday-Friday 10am-3pm

31 Week Semester Time

 

We have a reputation – number one students’ union in Scotland for the fifth consecutive year and one of the top five in the UK. Talent, passion and commitment hold the key to our success, also known as our dedicated team of staff and students.

Do you enjoy interacting with people from different cultures and countries? Are you friendly and outgoing? Can you work unsupervised at times and use your own initiative when required?

We are looking for someone to be the first point of contact for visitors to the Union building.

You will enjoy a varied role with a wide range of interactions on a daily basis dealing with all receptionist tasks .

If you are passionate about people and see yourself in this varied role, we want to hear from you.

Download the application files below.

  1. Receptionist Job Description
  2. Further Information
  3. Staff Application Form

Please email hr@dusa.co.uk with the completed application form

Applications should reach us by 12.00pm Friday 16th December 2016