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We are a value driven organisation, existing to meet the needs of our members who are students at the University of Derby. Every University is required to have a Students’ Union by virtue of the 1994 Education Act, the broad objective for each Union is to represent the needs of students to the University, provide (where relevant) welfare services, ensure there are opportunities to play sport and engage on recreational activities, and to run free and fair elections for our own governance.

We have a team of up to 35 permanent employees and up to 50+ part-time student employees all of whom play a key role in delivering a wide range of activities and support services for students. We provide a high level of student representation at the University via our four full time elected Officer Trustees: President, Vice President (Activities), Vice President (Education) and Vice President (Welfare).

Retail Supervisor

£17,941 Per annum, subject to TAX & NI contributions
Permanent (Subject to a satisfactory six month probationary period)
Full time, 37 hours per week
The Union of Students’ retail shops at Kedleston Road, Britannia Mill and Markeaton Street

The main purpose of this role is to assist the Retail Manager in the efficient and effective running of the retail operations, ensuring that all outlets are delivering excellent customer service, and to support in the training and development of student staff.

  • The deadline for applications is 9.00am Wednesday 16th February 2022.
  • Interviews will be held week commencing 21st February 2022.

Retail Assistants

Fixed, ending 29th July 2022
Flexible, up to 15 hours per week, with the possibility of extra to cover annual leave/sickness
From £8.36 per hour (national living wage applies for applicants 23 and over)
The Union of Students' retail shops at Kedleston Road and Markeaton Street campuses

The main purpose of this role is to assist the Retail Manager with the effective management of the Union of Students retail outlets. To provide high quality customer care and efficient stock replenishment. The role will also require maintaining high standards of hygiene and complete all routine organisational checks and paperwork as required within our retail outlets. To promote a positive and professional image of the Union of Students to its members, customers, stakeholders at all times.

  • The deadline for applications is 12.00noon Monday 24th January.
  • Interviews will be held on Friday 28th January
  • We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications