Closing soon
Closing soon

Interviews to be held over various dates and times throughout July.

Here at The University of York Students Union, we have an exciting job opportunity for someone to join our Commercial Services team as our Business Administrator.

About the role

Our teams are fundamental to the guest experience. For the leaders of these teams, having as much information as possible is vital for guiding decision-making.

Your role will be crucial in developing, maintaining, and implementing financial information through various channels of data analysis and system maintenance.

You will work with all levels of the organisation, tailoring information and recommendations to guide them through the challenges they face. Through this collaborative approach, you will ensure that there are sufficient check and balance systems guiding all elements of the organisation.

Your primary focus will be on data analysis. Collaborating with our audit, finance, and operational teams, you will compile key information from each venue or specific area and present it to different stakeholders within the organisation. As we continue to be driven by the data you gather, your role will evolve to improve existing systems and reports to help the organisation constantly adapt, innovate and deal with day-to-day challenges.

By working with Operations, Venue, and Training managers, you will ensure they have all the core information needed to make informed decisions, thereby helping to drive the standards of the organisation.

Working at the Students Union

At The University of York Students Union we know that maintaining a great work life balance also improves our team's wellbeing, productivity and happiness, this is why we offer flexible working arrangements to suit personal needs and requirements. We have both a flexi-time work scheme and remote working policy available to staff as standard and welcome applicants to discuss their flexible requirements at the interview.

  • A full time working week is 35 hours
  • You receive 38 days holiday (including bank holidays and 4 paid closed Christmas days)
  • We offer flexible & hybrid working options and team members can utilise flexitime
  • You get extensive access to discounts and benefits
  • We support you with volunteering opportunities
  • You have access to the cycle to work schemes, tech schemes and reduced campus gym membership
  • We offer a pension scheme through Aegon and have introduced an salary sacrifice pension option to help your money go that little bit further
  • We have a wide variety of people focused and family friendly policies designed to help ensure you feel supported and able to be your best you in work as well as out of work.
  • Working for the union you have the chance to shape the student experience for the better

The University of York Students Union is committed to equality of opportunity - we are an organisation who works very hard to ensure we appoint based on merit. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and/or from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are proud to offer an interview to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised position.

If you are invited to interview with us we will share our interview questions in advance so you can prepare your responses. We’re more interested in hearing about your experiences and ideas than in testing your memory, and so we want you to feel as prepared as possible.

If you have any further questions about the position, or if you have a requirement for adjustments that would make the application or interview process more accessible, please do not hesitate to contact us on