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Housing Manager

Curtin University of Technology - Kalgoorlie, WA

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin


$101,777 - $108,462 (G08) 17% superannuation
Permanent, Full time contract
Based at Curtin Kalgoorlie campus
Job Reference: 685743

About Us:
Agricola is Curtin’s accommodation for students studying at our Kalgoorlie Campus. The provision of a safe, supportive, and community environment is an essential function of Agricola. The accommodation provides high quality accommodation and recreational facilities. Housing up to 236 students, Agricola is gated and located a few minutes’ walk to the Kalgoorlie Campus and Kalgoorlie’s central precinct. Facilities within the grounds there’s a gym, a tennis court, a squash court, barbecue areas, study rooms and a laundries.

About the role:
We have an opportunity for a Housing Manager to join our Housing Services team at our Kalgoorlie Campus and manage all aspects of the student housing complex. This includes the administration of the residence, the provision of pastoral care programs for the residents and ensuring the quality of the facilities.

In this role you will:
Provide overall management of the Housing complex including management of residence staff, Residential Assistants and supervision of contractors.
Foster community spirit through the development and implementation of social interaction and pastoral care programs.
Administer the Residential Licence Agreement dealing with infringements, behavioural and disciplinary situations.
Manage expenditure within budget parameters and ensure all rental and housing fees are collected.
Develop and review regularly comprehensive refurbishment, maintenance and upgrades.
Provide leadership and direction in the planning, development, and implementation of policies and procedures for the student residence.
Maintain and implement emergency/critical incidents procedures, and manage critical incident situations.
Ensure suitable resolution to conflict situations between residents within the residence. Applying appropriate levels of counselling, advice, guidance and conflict resolution techniques.
Develop and coordinate Residential Assistants’ Program to enhance residential life and provide support for residents outside of normal office hours
This role requires the Manager to be contactable and in attendance at the residence, outside of normal operational hours.

Why choose Curtin?

Agile and flexible working environment with great work life balance
The opportunity to grow, develop and diversify your own skill set
Competitive remuneration package with 17% Superannuation
Curtin continues to be a leader in reconciliation in the Higher Education sector, being one of the first Universities to receive accreditation for an Elevate RAP - the highest level within Reconciliation Australia’s Workplace RAP Framework.
The University has recently been named as one of Australia’s Inclusive Employers for 2019-2020 by the Diversity Council of Australia (DCA)
For further information on Curtin and all of our employee benefits visit https://about.curtin.edu.au/jobs/

We are looking for someone with:
Extensive relevant experience and management expertise, preferably within the area of residential housing and property.
Ability to create an inclusive, positive, welcoming and enjoyable living and working environment for staff, students and visitors, providing a visible leadership presence.
Outstanding commercial acumen and financial management skills with experience in ensuring the financial viability of a business entity in a self-funded environment.
Strong ability to identify and respond with agility to business and community opportunities.
Values-led leadership skills with proven ability to effectively manage staff performance and to build a positive team environment.
Sound experience in critical incident management and the ability to exercise sound judgement in decision making.
Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to resolve complex issues with sensitivity, empathy and compassion in a diverse and cross-cultural environment.
Strong understanding of youth related issues and the capacity to provide pastoral care to residents.
Previous experience in a tertiary education environment especially with student residential housing and international students (desirable).
To view a full copy of the Position Description please copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://cloudstor.aarnet.edu.au/sender/?s=download&token=7efc4cb5-c786-4a99-886a-8f9aa9bfba67

Next steps

Please apply on-line with a cover letter and resume which addresses the criteria listed under “we are looking for someone with” to enable us to assess your suitability for the role.

Applications close: Tuesday 2nd March 2021, 9:00PM AWST

Contact details

To apply complete the application form below, or for more information contact:

Tara Hallissey - Talent Acquisition Consultant
Phone: +61 8 9266 2563
Email: Tara.Hallissey@curtin.edu.au

Inclusion and Diversity at Curtin

We are committed to ensuring that Curtin has an inclusive environment, free from harassment, in which all students, staff and the community feel respected, valued and welcome.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and are committed to making reasonable adjustments to enable people with disability to participate fully in our recruitment, selection and appointment processes.

We have received recognition in this area:
Voted one of Australia’s Inclusive Employers for 2019-2020 (Diversity Council of Australia).
Have become one of the first Universities to receive accreditation for an Elevated Reconciliation Action Plan.
Achieved Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation (2018-2020).
Voted 16th best workplace for new dads in Australia (HBF - Direct Advice for Dads, 2019).

Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

Kalgoorlie, WA

Education, Childcare & Training


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