Residential Advisor


Develop yourself personally and professionally and contribute to our residential community as a Residential Advisor at UniLodge John Grey Hall

About your new role
We are seeking Residential Advisors (RA’s) to join the UniLodge team at John Grey Hall.

If you are passionate about building a strong community at John Grey Hall, love where you live and care about people and the kind of experiences they have, then this role is for you!

Day to day duties
  • Act a “Mentor” and be a friendly and open point of contact for assistance, information and welfare to residents.
  • Organise, promote and manage events and activities for residents at John Grey Hall.
  • Provide advice and report any concerns regarding resident welfare.
  • Promote a strong, safe and inclusive community.
  • Assist the Management team with grievances and/or conflict resolution as required.
  • Be an active member of the emergency response team during shift times and other times when in the building.
  • Carry the after-hours emergency phone when on duty.
  • Provide after hours on-call assistance to residents of UniLodge.
  • Call the emergency services when appropriate to ensure a quick response to any emergency.
What you’ll need to succeed
  • All applicants must have already been a resident at John Grey Hall for 6 months or more at commencement in the position.
  • All applicants be a current resident at UniLodge John Grey Hall holding a residence agreement concluding end of semester 2 November 2021.
  • Enrolled at a university in at least your second year of an undergraduate or vocational education program, or in a postgraduate program, maintaining above average academic standing in 2020.
  • A demonstrated capacity for leadership and maturity.
  • An ability to respond to difficult or challenging situations in a calm and responsible manner while following all appropriate procedures.
  • Have empathy with the diverse issues faced by university students and an appreciation of the needs of students in residential accommodation.
  • Good writing skills and ability to motivate others.
  • High level of creativity and problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to interact with residents of many different cultures and backgrounds.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Experience living in student residential accommodation.
  • Must have flexible availability to meet the training and rostering requirements, including during weekends.
Benefits and Culture

We have a culture that is built on trust and engagement and we go the extra mile to make your career at UniLodge as rewarding as possible.  We'll provide you with:
  • A great culture with fun events and activities
  • Acknowledgement, rewards and benefits
  • A chance to develop your leadership skills and gain real-world work experience.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
If you've got a warm and engaging personality and have the passion and drive to really make a difference, we'd love to hear from you.

What you need to do now

If you’re interested in this exciting role, please send through a 1-page cover letter and your CV now!

While we take a look at your application, we encourage you to get to know us a little better through our website and various social media channels.

Residential Advisor Key Dates 

Friday 18th September August 2020 - RA Applications Open
Sunday 4th October 2020 - 11:59pm - RA Applications Close
Wednesday 7th October 2020 - Wednesday 14th October 2020 - RA Interviews
Monday 8th February 2021 - Start Date
Monday 8th February - Friday 12th February 2021 - RA Training
***All final applicants for this position will be required to provide evidence of a National Police Check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.