The Barge Assistant Manager

£19,731 per annum
16 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Job Function
General Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Lincoln Students' Union (ULSU) Group is an award winning organisation that is led by five elected Student Leaders. The ULSU Group is in its fourth year of its five year strategic plan and continues to grow and perform in terms of both its impact on our members and the great partnership it has with the University of Lincoln, which is shown by being in the Top 10 for Student Satisfaction.

The Lincoln Students’ Union Trading (LSUT) is an arm of the University of Lincoln Students’ Union Group. LSUT includes the Swan Pub, Tower Bar, the Engine Shed venue and The Barge. As an organisation, we want to allow the students of Lincoln University and the general public within the city to enjoy a variety of different experiences within our venues. The Swan Pub focuses on giving students a relaxed space to meet up with friends, Tower Bar offers a space for everyone to come and enjoy all sorts of sporting events from Test cricket to the Champions League, Engine Shed puts on a variety of events ranging from the city’s best student club night with Quack, to comedy acts such as Jimmy Carr, and bands such as Kaiser Chiefs which are also open to the public.

The Barge will be a premium cocktail bar which is currently still in the final stages of renovation. It will be a student friendly bar, but the focus of the venue is not tailored to students. All profits from The Barge will go back into funding the work that the Students’ Union does to support students.

As the Assistant Barge Manager, you will help in the day-to-day operation of The Barge, which is a boat permanently moored on the Brayford Pool besides the waterfront. You will also support The Barge Manager in ensuring high standards of service to customers is maintained at all times within a sage and dynamic environment, and encouraging repeat business of customers.

Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Assist The Barge Manager in developing a strong team, building effective communication with the Student Staff
  • Co-ordinate Student Staff to ensure customers are served with the highest level of service and care in an efficient manner
  • Demonstrate leadership in customer service, enabling staff to witness quality customer care. To help develop the team and enable them to deliver excellent customer service

As part of working within the University of Lincoln Students’ Union, you will have access to a wide variety of rewards and benefits, some of which can be seen at

For a copy of the full Job Description and Person Specification, please go to where you will also be able to download our application form. Once complete, please return the application form to