Work for Deakin Residential Services
Our purpose is to sustainably deliver an innovative and outstanding student accommodation experience.
Relish the thought of a three day week and don’t mind working weekends? Have work experience in hospitality, education or administration? Are you ready to work in a vibrant and lively student accommodation precinct where no two days are the same?
As a permanent part-time Reception Officer, you will be required to work three-set shifts a week - Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 3 pm to 11 pm, based at our Waurn Ponds campus. You will provide reception, administration and program support services for Deakin Residential Services. This includes high-quality customer service to the current and future residents, families, University staff and external contractors. The position acts as a point of contact for residents and provides information as part of the community life of the residential complex, or referral to an appropriate service. It also assists with the organisation and implementation of academic, social, cultural and sporting events/activities that facilitate a living and learning community.
This position reports to the Reception Coordinator and will have strong relationships with other members of the reception team, whilst assisting the Campus Life Coordinator, Reservations & Revenue Officer, Maintenance Coordinator, Operations Manager and General Manager of the respective campus as required. Regular and ongoing formal and informal contact and interaction with residents (students) is expected. Regular contact with Deakin Security is expected to facilitate incident responses. Regular liaison with other areas of the University will be required in order to assist with the provision of reception services, program support and administrative tasks.
Your key responsibilities will be to:
To be successful, you’ll have:
Applications for this position close on 13th July 2020.
For a copy of the position description, please see below.
Position Description- Reception Officer-502600.pdf
Are You Ready?
Deakin is one of the new breeds of global universities – agile, dynamic and innovative. We are committed to making a genuine difference in people’s lives through excellence in education and research. As a Victorian university with a global impact, join us and let’s see what we can achieve together.
Our people are important to us, and we understand the significance of providing them with a dynamic and diverse working environment, with opportunities to grow and develop their careers.
At Deakin, we offer a variety of benefits including a flexible and sustainable working environment, lifestyle benefits and various discounts with our third-party suppliers.
We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.