Vacancies

Working for the ACU provides an excellent opportunity for those seeking a career in a membership organisation or international higher education, or those with specific interest in scholarship administration or one of the ACU's externally funded projects.

Current vacancies 

The ACU has no current vacancies.

Application information

Please note that, in order to keep administration costs to a minimum, we do not acknowledge the receipt of job applications. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted in due course. If you have not heard from us within four weeks you should assume that you have been unsuccessful.

The Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 requires the ACU to obtain evidence of immigration status and eligibility to work in the UK from new employees. If you are invited for an interview with the ACU, you will be asked to show appropriate evidence of your eligibility to work in the UK when you attend.

What we offer

The ACU is committed to being an employer of choice. We want our staff to enjoy working for us in a friendly, flexible, open, and honest environment. We believe in our staff and recognise that their ability and commitment is fundamental to our success.

We not only offer attractive salaries, but also reward our staff with a wide range of benefits:

  • 27 days’ annual leave, plus four discretionary days, and bank holidays
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Interest-free season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Reimbursement for sight tests
  • Employee support service for professional advice and assistance
  • Give As You Earn charitable donations scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Opportunity to attend a range of internal and external events

Equal opportunities statement

The ACU is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, religion, gender, marital status, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Higher education beyond 2015