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Assistant Accommodation Manager – Preston Based

My career at Myerscough College – Inspiring Excellence

The Commercial Services area at Myerscough College has undergone a positive restructure which has resulted in growth. A number of vacancies are available and we would love you to be part of this new and exciting team at a time where we are looking at fresh ideas, creativity, and a desire to improve and build on an already brilliant team.

About the role

This is a significant managerial role in our Accommodation department, which looks after 26 halls of residence as well as the residential accommodation within the wider Myerscough property portfolio. You will work with the Accommodation Manager, and line manage the team consisting of accommodation officer and 3 maintenance officers.

Based on the Preston campus for Myerscough College, you will have previous experience in a similar role but this could be from an estates, facilities, accommodation management, hotel or leisure background. Most importantly, you will have a genuine passion and enthusiasm that helps encourage and develop your team as well as those around you, and a strong ability to manage and organise staff.

You will also form an integral part of the Commercial Services department, where you will work with others across the service in all aspects of our operation. Accommodating our students is a major part of what we do, but we also offer conferences and events on a residential basis, which you will play a key part in helping to co-ordinate.

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks.

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBT+ applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

37 hours per week
Commercial Services
Myerscough College (Preston)
£23,318 to £26,807 per annum relating to qualifications and experience
Reference No
Closing Date
Tuesday 31 January 2023
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