Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Student Accommodation Advisor

Job title

Student Accommodation Advisor

Job reference

REQ240370

Date posted

29/04/2024

Application closing date

15/05/2024

Location

Loughborough

Package

Administrative Services grade 3 from £22,011 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

Job description

Student Accommodation Centre - Temporary Summer Staff

Pay will be enhanced to £12.00 per hour to reflect we are a Real Living Wage Employer. Regular pay is enhanced at the point of payment.

We have an exciting opportunity for a number of individuals to join us as Student Accommodation Advisors this summer. The role-holder will help represent the Student Accommodation Centre during the period from A Level results to Fresher arrivals. Candidates will represent the team by answering telephone calls and emails from students and their parents, giving advice and information regarding the accommodation options and application process and provide administrative support to the Student Accommodation Centre team.

The ideal candidates will have experience of living in a University Hall of Residence and be passionate about promoting the award-winning Loughborough Experience to new students.

If you are an enthusiastic, approachable individual, with a 'can-do' attitude and are able to work both independently and as part of a wider team, this is a great opportunity to join our team and to make a positive contribution to providing an outstanding service to our students.

This position will run from Friday 9 August to Sunday 29 September 2024 and will be based in person at the Student Accommodation Centre at Loughborough University (East Midlands Campus).

Interviews to be held from 20 May 2024 and a short situational task will also be completed.

For an informal discussion on this role, please contact Joseph William Taylor, Senior Accommodation Officer [email protected] 01509 227241.

For more information, refer to the Person Specification and Job Description.

Application closing date is 15 May 2024.

Job details

Title

Student Accommodation Advisor

Employer

Loughborough University

Location

United Kingdom

Published

May 02, 2024

Application deadline

May 15, 2024

Job type

Administration/Managerment

Field

Business and Economics,Education,Social Science

About the employer

The history of Loughborough University can be traced back to the establishment of a small technical institute in 1909. Originally, Loughborough University of Technology provided education only in technical subjects like art and science. The university was given its current name in 1996. Currently, the university has 22 academic schools and departments, over 100 research groups, institutes and centers, and over 35 professional services, teams.

Located in the center of Loughborough, UK, the university campus covers an area of 440 acres. The campus has a world-class infrastructure and provides a plethora of facilities like huge lecture theatres, a well-stocked library, well-equipped laboratories, an extensive IT network, a conference center, excellent accommodation, and Loughborough Students' Union. The university also has an arts center, a bank, a health center, two theatres, restaurants, and some shops. Also, it provides the students with excellent sports facilities. The university has a postgraduate campus in London too. Both the campuses have won many awards and rankings for the facilities they offer.

Loughborough University offers numerous undergraduate, doctoral and postgraduate programs in various fields like accounts, finance, engineering, sciences, architecture, business, computer science, management, mathematics, languages, sports, economics, arts, social sciences, media, and psychology. The university houses more than 17,000 students and over 3,700 staff members. It is a member of a renowned international academic network, UNITECH International, and has collaborations with many international institutions like MIT, IIT Delhi, and Nanyang Technological University. It also has strong links with many funding agencies and sponsors like the Brunei High Commission, the Libyan Embassy, Oman Cultural Attaché Office and the Chevening Organization. The university equips the students with the skills and knowledge required to improve their employability and offers them plenty of outstanding career opportunities.

Loughborough University has a large network of alumni. There are more than 178,000 alumni across 169 countries. Sir Peter Bonfield is BT Group's former chief executive. Lord Sebastian Coe is an Olympic athlete well-known for holding the world marathon record. Paula Radcliffe is Williams Formula One team's Head of Vehicle Performance and Rob Smedley's former race engineer. Malcolm Sayer is a successful car and aircraft designer. Rosalind Ayres is a popular English actress. Tanni Grey-Thompson is a television presenter, Welsh politician, and a former wheelchair racer. Clive Woodward used to be an English rugby player and served as the coach for the England rugby team from 1997-2004. There are lots of other distinguished and notable names linked to the university.

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