FAQs

FAQs

Applying

What application format do you use

To make applying for a job with us as easy as possible, the entire application process is online. There is plenty of help available if you need it.

Where can I register for job alerts

We offer a free email service to alert you to jobs you may be interested in. You can register for job alerts at jobs@hull.ac.uk.

The job I want to apply for has a closing date - what time on that date do I need to apply by

All of our job vacancies close at 23.59 on the listed closing date.

What research roles do you have

The University is committed to supporting the needs and careers of researchers. All of our research roles are listed with our job vacancies.

Can I register for temporary work with the University

Yes, we have lots of part-time job opportunities. Please contact our temporary staffing service at tss@hull.ac.uk.

I am a student, can I obtain work at the University? And how

Yes, many of our students support their studies through part-time work. Please contact our temporary staffing service at tss@hull.ac.uk.

Our students' union also runs a jobs shop which is another useful way of looking for part-time employment.

I have applied for a job, can I please have an update

We'll be glad to let you know how your application is going. Please contact the recruitment and contracts team for an update on recruitment@hull.ac.uk.

Has the shortlisting been completed as yet for a post

Our recruitment and contracts team should be able to give you the latest on shortlisting progress. Please contact them for an update at recruitment@hull.ac.uk.

Where is the University’s main reception

Our main reception is easy to find. It's in the Venn building, which is marked as No 53 on the campus map.

Where can I stay when I attend an interview

We have a range of hotels that we recommend for people coming from further afield for interviews. Please contact recruitment@hull.ac.uk and we'll send you a list.

What are the best schools in the area 

There are lots of great schools locally. You can find out about schools in Hull and in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

 

Benefits

What holidays am I entitled to

Most employees receive a generous allowance of 25 days basic holiday, three additional days each for Christmas and Easter, plus Bank Holidays.

For details, please refer to your contract of employment or contact your HR advisor. If you don't know who this is, please contact HR reception at hrreception@hull.ac.uk.

What details do you have on pensions for the University

To help secure your future, we have a range of excellent pension schemes. For full details, please contact our pensions team, which is located in the Venn Building, at pensions@hull.ac.uk.

Where can I find details of your childcare voucher scheme

Our childcare voucher scheme is a Government-approved, tax-efficient way of paying for childcare. Please contact the HR services team on hrservices@hull.ac.uk for details.

How can I join the Cycle2Work scheme

Cycle2Work enables you to buy a bike tax-free and is normally open during the months of May and November each year. For full details, please contact the HR services team on hrservices@hull.ac.uk.

 

New starters

I am not sure where I need to be or who my line manager is, it’s my first day at work.

Please check your job offer letter. This should give details of both your line manager, and where and when you need to report on your first day. If you can't find it, please contact HR reception on the first floor of the Venn building, at hrreception@hull.ac.uk or on 01482 466851.

Where are payroll and pensions

You'll find payroll and pensions in the Venn Building which is marked No 53 on the campus map. They can be contacted at payroll@hull.ac.uk and pensions@hull.ac.uk.

How can I obtain a car parking pass and where can I park

We do our best to ensure everyone has an affordable space to park their car. You can obtain a parking permit from the Estates team. Please contact them at facilities-support@hull.ac.uk or on 01482 465084.

There are a range of charges depending on the car park used. Car parks are clearly marked on our campus map.

My staff card does not work.

Don't worry. We can help with that. Please contact HR reception on the first floor of the Venn building, at hrreception@hull.ac.uk or on 01482 466851.

If you need to access additional areas, this will need to be requested through Estates who can be contacted at facilities-support@hull.ac.uk or on 01482 465084.

My ICT access does not work.

Again, this is easily solved. Please see your line manager or contact the ICT helpdesk at helpdesk@hull.ac.uk.

I need a letter to open a bank account, for tenancy or to prove my employment.

We'll be glad to help if we can. Please contact HR reception on the first floor of the Venn building, at hrreception@hull.ac.uk or on 01482 466851.

 

General

Where can I obtain a payslip, a P45 or a P60

You can get documents such as payslips, P45s or P60s from payroll, which is located in the Venn building and can be contacted at payroll@hull.ac.uk.

What is my notice period

This depends on your role. Please refer to your contract of employment or contact your HR advisor.

How do Academic Promotions work

Promotion criteria is underpinned by the expectations on academic staff to undertake high quality research and to contribute actively to effective student learning.

For more information, please contact the HR services team on hrservices@hull.ac.uk.

Who is my HR Advisor

Existing members of staff can find a wide range of information about working at the University of Hull on our SharePoint website.

Staff can also access their own personal, contract and pay details through the MyHR Employee Self Service (ESS) system on SharePoint