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Who we are

USSU is the representative body for all students at the University of Salford. We work in partnership with the University and other stakeholders to ensure that all students love their life at Salford.  

However, we are more than that. We are different. We’re led by five Student Officers who are elected from our membership each year. The students’ union is professionally run but we support these five students to create the change they want to see at their University. We support over 500 student course representatives and provide professional advice to around 2000 students each year. The students’ union also encompasses championship winning sports teams, over 70 student societies, events drawing thousands of students, campaigns, a wellbeing app as well as a café, a bar, and a nightclub.   

Why apply?

In return for your passion and experience we offer a competitive salary for the non-profit sector and excellent holidays and benefits.

In our recent Employee Engagement Survey 81% of staff said they would “wholeheartedly recommend the organisation as a place to work”.

Full Time Vacancies

We don't currently have any full time vacancies

Part Time Vacancies

Student Trustee ***Deadline Extended to 9AM Tuesday 23rd April***

Voluntary Position

We want you!

Are you a current Salford student who is looking for an incredible opportunity to develop your skills, and gain valuable experience for your CV? We are searching for decisive, savvy individuals to join our Trustee Board!

This role is a fantastic voluntary opportunity to learn skills that are not part of your degree and gain invaluable experience as a member of a million pound charity board. Imagine how that will look on a graduate CV or your LinkedIn profile…

How much time will the role take?

You would be recruited for between one and two years and can serve up to two terms. You will need to commit to the following:

· Read Board papers before each meeting, so you are prepared and can contribute to discussions and make informed decisions.

· Attend 5 annual meetings, lunch is always provided.

(The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 26th June 2019).

· Attend induction & training Wednesday 26th June 2019.

I’m in! How do I apply?

To apply for this role, you need to be a current student at the University of Salford, with at least one academic year remaining (Graduate in/after summer 2020). Please read the attached information pack, answer the questions on the form (below) and we will be in touch. Please use all of your experiences to answer the questions – they may be through running a club or society, volunteer work or paid employment, we don’t mind. What we really want is to know about you!

Being a trustee is a serious responsibility and ensures our compliance with relevant legislation as well as approving things such as new staff jobs. So it’s important you read the additional information, but be re-assured that you are part of a 13 member board who collectively make the decisions. We will provide comprehensive training so you understand this responsibility fully and how you are protected.

1) Download Job Pack
2) Complete Expression of Interest Form

Please also complete our equal opps form here

Deadline: Tuesday 23rd April

Interviews: Wednesday 24th April

Team Salford Activator

Voluntary Position

Activators are required across a selection of sports to implement new activities for the academic year 2018/19 at the University of Salford Students’ Union. These new activities are to be integrated and sustained within the Give Sport A Go and Campus League programmes. The purpose of the Activator roles are to increase participation in sport and physical activity at the University of Salford Students’ Union through the development, implementation and where appropriate delivery of a menu of opportunities to both staff and students. Our Team Salford Activator role comes complete with an Under Armour kit package, FREE University of Salford All Inclusive Gym Membership or contribution towards membership of any sports club, activities club or campus league programme, discount card on products from Atmosphere Kitchen & Bar and much more.

These roles are ideally suited for students looking to gain valuable experience to enhance employability opportunities. The roles will involve delivery of the activity, on-going administrative work, promotion and with supervision, budget management. Activators will be required to volunteer for up to 7 hours each week during the academic year (Semester 1 and 2).

We currently have several Team Salford Activator positions available across a wide range of activities. Where possible, we will allocate roles to preferred sports and activities. A full list of sports and activities can be found here.

For further information on the Team Salford Activator role, please email

1) Download Job Pack
2) Complete Expression of Interest Form
Please also complete our equal opps form here

Deadline: Ongoing

Interviews: Ongoing