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Accommodation Assistant

Student & Academic Services

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £18,529 to £20,600 Per Annum
Tenure:  Full time Permanent
Release Date:  Friday 05 November 2021
Closing Date:   Monday 29 November 2021
Reference:  SAAS21-08

Who is Staffordshire University?  

We are the Connected University with 100 years of experience and ambition in becoming the UK’s foremost digital Institution. Our main campus is located in Stoke on Trent alongside our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute is our first campus outside the Midlands.

With more than 10,000 Full Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on campus, we continue to drive innovation and change, aiming to positively disrupt our sector. For our University, it is about so much more than the numbers. In fact, if there’s one thing that sets us apart, it’s our people who are all #ProudToBeStaffs. Every one of our employees goes above and beyond to deliver on our connected mission, responding to the needs of our students, academic partners, businesses and society.  

Over the past 5 years, we have transformed ourselves into a Gold standard provider of teaching and learning, gaining historically high positions in the UK league tables. With digital skills being at our core, we strive for diversity in all its forms and play an important role in our local communities and regional economies.

About the role 

Located within the Residential Services department of the University the post holder will be responsible for the front-line customer service of the Residence Life service (Reslife). The post holder will deliver an outstanding customer service and be responsible for providing a professional support service to the Residence Life Office by effectively acting as the first contact point for the Residence Life Team. 

They will also be responsible for the day-to-day administrative duties of the Residence Life facilities, ensuring quality services are delivered in compliance with legislative requirements, relevant service specifications and key performance indicators. The candidate will need to ensure that they uphold the University values of being “Brilliant and Friendly” always, and act as a role model to others 

There may be a requirement to drive to the other accommodation sites for open days and events that Staffs University manage to ensure consistency of delivery of the accommodation offer. 

For further information regarding this role please contact Deborah Healy, Head of Residential Services - Email:  

In return for your dedication, we have a competitive benefits package available

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • Starting from 29 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit your applications as soon as possible.

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Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University. 

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.



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