Retail and Technical Assistant

Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£18,492 - £20,697 per annum
07 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
IT, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time

Retail and Technical Assistant

Salary £18,492 - £20,697 per annum. The role is a permanent full-time position. It offers an excellent working environment and benefits package including 38 days annual leave, plus bank holidays.

Cardiff University Students’ Union (CUSU) has a vision of working with every Cardiff student to enhance their university experience. As a student-led, independent part of the university, CUSU represents students and provides a diverse and inclusive range of activities and services that enrich student life. These include advice, training, skills development, volunteering opportunities, employment and other services that promote inclusion, friendship and personal development. CUSU supports over 200 student societies and 60 sports clubs that boast more than 10,000 members.

CUSU is also the recognised voice of students at Cardiff University, joining students in campaigning about the issues important to them. The trading subsidiary of CUSU, Cardiff Union Services Limited, manages a purpose built facility in the centre of Cardiff and operates cafes, shops, bars and events that help fund CUSU’s charitable activities. CUSU is based on Park Place and at the Heath Park campus, employing over 100 permanent staff and 300 student staff. The organisation is ranked in the top 100 of the Sunday Times Best Not-for-profit Companies to Work For, as well as holding Gold status through Investors in People. CUSU aspires to have a positive impact on the wider community in Cardiff and is consistently graded the number one Students’ Union in Wales and in the top ten in the UK for student satisfaction.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced retail and technical assistant to assist with the day to day operational running of the Inc Shop based within the Students’ Union.

Duties will include the diagnosis and repair of computer faults, both hardware and software and processing customer transactions via the Post Office counter. 

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a customer facing retail environment, possess excellent communication skills and have appropriate IT knowledge.

For further information, including copies of the Job Description and Person Specification, please email and include "Retail and Technical Assistant" in the subject line.

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.

The closing date for this position is Friday 21st October 2016 at 5pm.