Residence Support Coordinator

Keele University - Student Support & Development Services

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £100 million, over 9,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects. Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk.

We are looking for a proactive, motivated and resilient individual to take on this exciting role. With experience of working in a university residential setting, you will manage a team of Resident Advisers (current students) to coordinate and deliver a programme of activities and support to students living in Residences. You will balance the provision of expert student support and advice with the delivery of a comprehensive wellbeing, education and personal development programme for students living in university accommodation. Based as part of a team within Student Services, you will work with internal and external partners to deliver activities, which promote a sense of community and a positive student experience.

With drive and enthusiasm, you will be responsible for the recruitment, training and management of a team of student Resident Advisers, providing expert leadership and ensuring that they are equipped and able to provide effective peer support to fellow students living in Residences. This role will require you to be creative and innovative as well as having the ability to react to the diverse needs of our Keele community.

The nature of the role will require you to have a flexible working approach involving some evening and weekend working. In addition, you will be on call, as part of an out of hour’s rota.

This role will provide the successful candidate with a great opportunity to make a real difference to the experience of our students at Keele.

If you would like to discuss this vacancy in more detail then please contact Claire Slater, Head of Student Support on 01782 734365 or email c.v.slater@keele.ac.uk for further information.

Please note this appointment is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks.

For full post details please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies

Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.

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