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 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.
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.
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 DUSA The Union’s Reception. If you have an questions about our vacancies please contact us.
You can also post your application:
Dundee University Students’ Association,
Airlie Place Dundee,
Telephone: (01382) 386 012
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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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Non-Executive Member of the Board of Trustees
Scotland’s best Students’ Association
Would you like a unique opportunity to play a part in Scotland’s most exciting and successful Students’ Association?
Dundee University Students’ Association (DUSA) exists to serve the students it represents. We have an acclaimed reputation for the delivery of student experience, acknowledged by ranking top in Scotland in the National Student Survey over the past few years.
DUSA is seeking to appoint someone who is committed to the Students’ Association and its values to serve as a Non-Executive Member on our Board of Trustees. This vacancy provides a rewarding opportunity to play a key role in shaping the future vision and strategic direction of DUSA through effective leadership, good governance and maximising opportunities.
The ideal member would:
- Be receptive to student leadership & democracy
- Have passion, commitment & skills to help us in our future development
- Have a good strategic vision
- Have excellent organisational, interpersonal and practical skills
- Enjoy working with highly motivated students providing advice, guidance & support
- An understanding of the 16 – 24 year old market
- Attend Board of Trustee meetings 6 – 8 times a year (normally evenings)
As one of Scotland’s larger charities, Dundee University Students’ Association serves around 17,000 students and has a turnover in excess of £6m per annum
This post is not remunerated but reasonable expenses are reimbursed.
Application from those with senior legal background and/or holding a strategic position of responsibility in a large, multi-disciplinary organisation would be particularly welcome.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01382 386008
DUSA is a registered Scottish Charity, No: SC016047
40 hours per week (Semester Time)
Dundee Students Union provides a Catering operation for all students throughout Campus offering both day and evening catering options.
This is an opportunity for an individual with an interest in catering and providing customer service working as part of a team. Previous experience in a catering environment and working in front facing customer role would be advantageous for this role.
The position involves some basic food preparation and service of both hot and cold food products, adhering to hygiene regulations, replenishing stock and ensuring cleanliness at all times. In addition, you will be required to undertake cash handling duties.
The Catering team also services functions and small meetings in and around the University Campus
Your hours will be varied, including some evenings and weekends on a rota basis.
Download below files for full details and an application pack
Applications should reach us by 12.00pm Friday 19th October 2018 by email to email@example.com
Interviews will be held on Friday 26th October 2018
Executive Administration Support – (Fixed Term until 24th May 2019)
Full-time £9.31 per hour
DUSA is the most successful students’ union in Scotland and one of the top five within the UK. Proud to be at the heart of one of Scotland’s best universities, fulfilling the aspirations of the 18,000 students, by providing an excellent range of educational, welfare, recreational and retail services.
The role of Executive Support Officer is to provide administrative support to the Executive Committee, board committee structure and the members.
If you see yourself in this challenging role, have experience of minute taking and meeting support we want to hear from you.
Download below files for full details and an application form.
Applications should reach us by 12.00pm on Monday 22nd October 2018 by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews to be held on Thursday 25th October 2018.