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Operations Administrator

Students’ Union

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £21,735 to £23,757
Closing Date:  Monday 18 December 2023
Reference:  2524723SU

The Role

We are looking for someone to join our team at SUSU to provide administrative support across the various parts of our operations directorate. 

You will work with the Social Enterprise, Finance and Front of House teams, helping each of them to run as effectively as possible.

Working with the Social Enterprise team will mostly focus on entry and management of stock and allergens. Finance will be centered on invoicing and financial transactions. The Front of House support will be concentrating on the administration of event bookings.  

Your time split across the teams will approximately be 60% Social Enterprise, 20% Finance and 20% Front of House.


About You

You will have very strong attention to detail as accuracy is vital to each of the functions you will be completing for Social Enterprise, Finance and Front of House.

This role requires strong written and verbal communication skills, and you will work with a wide range of people and departments, each with different requirements and priorities.

SUSU is a fast paced and ever-changing organisation so you will need to be able to react and work with the team to prioritise effectively to ensure tasks are completed on time.


About Us

We are the University of Southampton Students' Union (SUSU). Independent from the University, we're run by students, for students and our vision is that every student loves their time at Southampton.

As an employer, we offer a range of benefits:

  • Holiday of 24 days per annum. In addition, there are six closure holiday days during Easter and Christmas and eight bank holidays.
  • Defined contributions pension scheme where we contribute 10%.
  • Discounted bus passes (UniLink and Blue Star) and a cycle scheme

To find out more, visit our website here.


Apply Now

You can easily apply using your CV and covering letter by clicking on 'Apply Now'.

For additional information before submitting your application, please contact Gary Smith, Head of Social Enterprise (

Please note, applications will be reviewed throughout the advert posting and you may be contacted for interview prior to the closing date. 

Should a high number of applications be received, this posting may be closed prior to the closing date.



Please note feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for interview.  


SUSU is an equal opportunities employer that values a diverse workforce and we want to reflect the student body that we represent. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and will ensure that our recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters.

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