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Student Accommodation Manager

Department: Campus and Residential Services
Location: York
Salary: £29,176 to £33,797 per annum
Closing Date: Sunday 07 June 2020 at midnight
Interview Date: Friday 26 June 2020
Reference: 032-20
The Role

Full time permanent

Salary is £29,176 to £33,797 per annum

Location: York

Situated in the heart of the historic city of York, and with the recent addition of our new London Campus, York St John University has a long and proud tradition as a distinguished higher education provider. 

Our success is founded on the quality of academic teaching and research, our thriving campus environments, our professional and pastoral support, and our values of an inclusive, innovative and ambitious community with a strong sense of belonging.

The team

Accommodation Services is based at our York campus and manages our University owned student accommodation located at various sites across York.  This accommodation complements that supplied by partner providers and private landlords.  The University regards accommodation as a key part of its offer to students and guarantees accommodation to all first year Undergraduates.

The role and key requirements

We are looking to appoint a Student Accommodation Manager to provide an accommodation service to both prospective and current students in York where the student experience is of paramount importance

The successful candidate will interact with a wide range of students, their families and staff from all areas of the University. Therefore it is essential that they have excellent interpersonal skills. They should also have the ability to work collaboratively as well as independently and have a willingness to support colleagues in the team.

Experience of working in a similar role is essential, along with experience of line managing a team to provide excellent customer service. The successful candidate must also be able to demonstrate an clear understanding of the needs and expectations of the wide variety of students who enter Higher Education.

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.

We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university. 

As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Closing Date - Sunday 07 June 2020 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date - Friday 26 June 2020

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