Vacancy ID:
10072
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Estates and Campus Services
Vacancy terms:
Full time or job share considered, Permanent
Salary details:
Grade 5, £25,138 to £29,605 per annum
Hours per week:
35
16 Jun 2024
About the role

In this exciting role, you will work alongside other colleagues to provide an excellent ResLife activities programme, manage a team of inspiring staff and student staff, provide well-being support to residential students and provide data on the activities. 

The role is one of five Assistant Managers who between them share responsibility for day-to-day operations, each line managing different teams of staff within the business.

You will work with a variety of University departments; the University’s Future Students Office in organising and delivering open days to ensure the successful delivery of the student recruitment process and recruitment into accommodation; Welfare and Standing together in providing well-being support; communications teams for your marketing and social media engagement with students and other areas that support you in your role. 

Once you start work with us, there are great opportunities to develop your career and progress with some fantastic benefits along the way; these include:

  • 27 days annual leave
  • 8 bank holidays and 6 closure days
  • You work an average 35-hour working week
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme

You will be working as part of a diverse award-winning Accommodation team with a focus on providing support and guidance to our wonderful student community. Are you fed up of doing the same old thing every day? Have no fear; no two days are the same in our team!

About you
You will be passionate about enhancing the residential experience of our students in Halls. Having the ability to provide a varied and student focussed events calendar, as well as being able to co-ordinate staff to provide well-being support and signposting. 
 
You will have experience of managing large teams, and be able to motivate and inspire them to build their career skills whilst working for us. 
 
There will be the opportunity for development in areas around Suicide First Aid, Mental Health First Aid and other well-being areas. 
 
This role is subject to satisfactory completion of enhanced screening due to the nature of the role and environment in which the post holder will be working. The level of screening currently required is in accordance with BPSS guidelines however the University reserves the right to change this should it be deemed necessary to safeguard both the institution and its employees.
Additional information
For any informal enquiries please contact Fran Beever, Accommodation & Commercial Manager, on [email protected].

Applications for job share will be considered.

We anticipate that interviews will be held during the week commencing 24th June 2024.

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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