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Residential Life Officer - QMUL24488

Department: Estates & Facilities - Residences
Salary: Starting salary will be £27,742pa (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL24488
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 11-Jul-2021
Closing date: 28-Jul-2021

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About the Role

We are recruiting for a Residential Life Officer to join the Residential Life team, who, as part of the Residential Support Department, support over 3,000 students living in Queen Mary halls, across three campuses, and in halls in Stratford and Stepney Green.  The post holder will lead on the organisation and supervision of a range of inclusive events and initiatives designed to enhance the student experience, promote wellbeing and foster a spirit of community within halls.


The post holder will contribute to the development of an annual events calendar and regularly review it to ensure sustainable levels of student engagement and a balance of quality and value for money are achieved.  The post holder will also create content for the Residential Life website and social media.


About You

You will have a strong commitment to promoting positive wellbeing in students and a passion for enhancing their experience in halls and their sense of belonging at Queen Mary.


You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be confident interacting with students in large and small groups, and motivating staff.  You must have a creative, solution-focused approach and be available to work flexibly.


The post is full time (35 hours per week) and permanent.  The core hours of work are Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm, however, the post holder will regularly be required to work flexibly outside of these hours to oversee the delivery of activities, events and initiatives.


Starting salary will be in the range of £27,742 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.


We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as male as this group is underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Kimberly Eyre or on 020 7882 5064.


Details about the Estates and Facilities Directorate can be found at


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The closing date for applications is 28 July 2021. Interviews are expected to be held or shortly thereafter.


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