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Student Services and Development Manager, Halls of Residence

Date Posted
17th September 2017
Education & Training
Job Type
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for the post of Student Services and Development Manager Halls of Residence, Office of Student Services & Development

Job Description

The successful candidate’s main responsibilities will include the promotion of student out-of-classroom affective learning, student development through the planning and implementation of learning and development programmes; management of a hall of residence students’ facilities; the management and supervision of staff and resident advisors and contract workers; and fostering a sense of belonging among students in order to present the entire Campus as a learning environment which supports and promotes the University’s mission of advancing education and creating knowledge.

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Planning and delivering all aspects of developmental programmes designed for various year groups; 
  • Collaborating with the Officer responsible for research to conduct needs assessment and sharing trends in students’ characteristics with the campus community; 
  • Intentionally enhancing students’ leadership skills through advising of student groups, and planning and implementing leadership workshops and seminars; 
  • Managing and supervising Administrative Staff and Resident Advisors; 
  • Promoting professional development for staff and Resident Advisors through the identification of training needs, and facilitating participation in related professional development; 
  • Designing a budget and monitoring expenditure in accordance with the delivery of the required services and the Campus guidelines; 

Essential Qualifications and Experience: 

  • A Master’s Degree in the discipline; 
  • At least 3 years’ experience in student administration at the tertiary level.

The University thanks all applicants, but due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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