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Student Resident Assistant

8 roles available for the 2023-2024 academic year

Are you an existing Student of our University? Are you a resident in one of our Halls at Beechcroft or Duke Street? Would you be keen to get involved in supporting the residents in your building? Then this role could be for you.

In each of our Halls, we are seeking 4 Assistants who will be willing to work as a part of a team acting as our residents’ first point of contact, out of hours. This is a supportive role, and you will be helping to ensure the safety of your peers. You’ll also be a key member of the accommodation team in your building.

There will be an expectation to help with arrivals and departures, organise and run social and wellbeing events and undertake some out of hours administration to help with the smooth running of the residences.

Comfortable with taking responsibility, you will be confident in dealing with situations and knowing when to escalate to a higher level. An ability to remain impartial is needed, alongside being sensitive to student needs.

Ideally you will be a current resident in the Halls you will be working in for the academic year 2022/2023 and must be prepared to live in the Halls for the academic year 2023/2024.

You will be fully supported in your role by the University Student Support Team and will have the opportunity to participate in meetings with other Student Resident Assistants and University staff. Full training will be given, especially in the areas of Fire Regulations, Health & Safety, mental health and emergency first aid.

Please note that this is a live in role and the Student Resident Assistant will need to live in, and pay rent for, either Beechcroft or Duke Street Riverside, dependant on where the role is situated.

Norwich University of the Arts is committed to being an inclusive community that offers equality of opportunity and enables our staff and students to flourish and succeed, regardless of their background or personal circumstances. Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded in everything that we do. We celebrate the diversity of our backgrounds, cultures and actions, promoting art and design as a catalyst of social change. As such, we are champions for the creative arts; empowering all of our students to be valued and productive members of society, with ambitions to change the world.

Salary: £11.51 per hour
Closing Date: 27/05/2024 12:00 am

Application forms should be emailed to

Please note that we can only accept application forms in either PDF or DOC format.