Residential Life Manager Ref 21514

Division: Student Experience
Department: Wellbeing, Therapeutic and Residential Life Services
Hours: Full time, with out-of-hours duty phone rota for exceptional incidents such as death/fire. Flexible working options are not suitable for this post.
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 21514
Salary: starting at £37,099 to £44,263 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 29 August 2023
Closing date: 26 September 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

A vacancy has arisen for the post of Residential Life Manager within the Wellbeing, Therapeutic and Residential Life Services team in the Student Experience Division of the University of Sussex.  You will be part of a team of five Residential Life Managers, providing daily welfare support to students in university-managed accommodation.  You will also make a major contribution to the creation and promotion of our exciting and innovative Residential Life Programme, which aims to create a vibrant student community through shared enterprise and education. Together with the other Residential Life Managers, you will manage a team of 45 Residential Life Connectors (student staff).

Due to the nature of the post, the post holder will be required to be part of an out-of-hours duty-phone rota as there will be a requirement to respond (very rarely) to exceptional incidents on campus such as a death or a fire.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

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The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

How to apply

Download our professional services application form and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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