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Vacancies at LJMU

Residential Assistants - ringfenced to current LJMU students

Contract Type
Fixed Term
Annualised Hours
Job Type
16,654 - 18,263 pro rata per annum
Vacancy Type
Other Vacancies
Closing Date
Ref No

Could you be a Residential Assistant?

Residential Assistants are employed to assist with new LJMU students living in accommodation. They are first point of contact for new students who have concerns about their accommodation or any other aspects of their lives.

Residential Assistants help students settle in to their new home, feel comfortable in Liverpool and at LJMU and assist with any problems students might experience whilst in their accommodation.

Residential Assistants are a friendly face offering peer support and signposting to the various University, Student Union and external services that are available to help students address the difficulties they may face.

You should have experience of living in Student Hall Style Accommodation

Residential Assistant Positions will be available at the following locations in 2018/2019


Glassworks                             VITA Student                           Marybone Student Village

Liberty Atlantic Point               Byrom Point                             Liberty Gardens

Albert Court                             Cambridge Court                    The Arch

Grand Central                         Agnes Jones House                  Europa

St.Lukes View                         Grenville Street

To apply to be a Residential Assistant you must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Be a current LJMU student, who will also be a student in 2018/2019
  • Have experience of and be living in  one of the listed sites or Liverpool City Centre
  • Be available for compulsory training in Liverpool in early September
  • Be available to work on a full-time basis from September 13th and into Semester 1 (in line with your timetable).  Hours will decrease after the initial two weeks.

Applications are through the LJMU Vacancies page and you will need to log in to access the job description and application form.

If you wish to discuss this role before applying or if you have any further queries, please contact Collette O’Neill at LJMU in the first instance by email: C.O’






Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.