Front Office Receptionist


Reception role with a property management twist! Join the inaugural team at The North & South Apartments in Bundoora

  • Opening in January 2021
  • Based on campus at La Trobe in Bundoora
  • Join our growing company!
About UniLodge

UniLodge is the leading provider of student accommodation in Australia and New Zealand and is currently in an exciting growth cycle as demand for our services is escalating globally. With a growing portfolio of over 75 properties, encompassing over 25,000 beds, it’s a very exciting time to join the UniLodge team!

About your new role

Our company is growing, and we are now seeking a Front Office Receptionist (referred to as Customer Service Coordinator internally) to be based out of La Trobe University’s Bundoora campus.  Opening in January 2021, The North and South Apartments at La Trobe University will be home to 624 students.

The key focus of this role is offering exceptional customer service which will include some property management tasks, administration and assisting with the leasing of our student apartments.

This is a permanent position that will work a Monday to Sunday rotating roster, and will be commencing in January 2021 in preparation for a January 2021 building opening.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Operate the day to day front desk reception area.
  • Assist with leasing and the ongoing property management of our apartments.
  • Assist administration of customer accounts.
  • Conduct apartments/room inspections.
  • Provide general administration support.
  • Assist residents with enquiries related to their residency, studies, general needs and overall well-being.
  • Liaise with third parties regarding building facilities management including maintenance, contract cleaners, security etc.
  • Promote the Residential life Program within the building
  • Be an active member of the emergency response team during shift times.
What you’ll need to succeed
  • Solid guest services and administration experience in the accommodation industry.
  • A focus on service and quality with the passion to deliver outstanding experiences.
  • Experience with leasing and property management will be highly regarded.
  • Experience in a University environment will be highly regarded.
  • Previous experience with StarRez Property Management System will be well regarded.
  • Be culturally aware and understanding of different cultures.
  • Ability to provide evidence of a National Police Check and Working with Children’s check.
Culture and Benefits

We have a culture that’s 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 workplace culture with fun events and activities
  • Acknowledgement, rewards and benefits
  • A multicultural & diverse environment
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Development and career advancement opportunities
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. Because you'll fit right in!

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this exciting role, please click apply now and attach your cover letter and your CV!

We are looking for candidates with 'wow factor' so if you’d like to stand out from the crowd, feel free to upload a 60-second video response to the question - What does customer service mean to you?

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.

We are a 2020 Circle Back Initiative Employer – We commit to responding to every applicant.
***All final applicants for this position will be required to provide evidence of a criminal record 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.