Head of Student Accommodation Services

Lincoln, United Kingdom
From £60,905 per annum
05 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Residential Services

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £60,905 per annum
This post is full time permanent.
Closing Date:   Monday 25 November 2019

The University of Lincoln is a dynamic university in an historic setting which puts its 15,000 students at the heart of everything it does.  It has been one of the most innovative and successful universities in the UK in recent years developing a strong reputation for student and staff engagement and work with its communities. It has grown its research reputation increasing its research base significantly. The development of its waterfront campus in the centre of the city has been transformational, doubling the size of the local economy.

The University is seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Head of Student Accommodation Services, who will report directly to the University Registrar, with regular interaction with the Vice-Chancellor and Senior Leadership Team. The post holder will take forward the compelling vision for student accommodation at Lincoln (4400+ fully-managed bedrooms by September 2021) and for delivering the Student Accommodation Strategy. 

This is an extremely demanding role, requiring an outstanding leader, with excellent communication and influencing skills, who is able to balance the absolute requirement to deliver value for money and an excellent student lived experience, with the need to ensure that the University generates a good commercial return from its investment in student accommodation. An entrepreneurial, innovative and “can do” approach will be a key part of your toolkit.

Candidates will bring a track record of leading change management, either in student accommodation or a comparable field, together with an ambition to deliver the best university student accommodation experience in the UK.

To apply for this vacancy, please attach your CV and Covering letter via the Recruitment system.

For further information on this opportunity, please contact Chris Spendlove, University Registrar on +44 (0)1522 886201

It is anticipated that interviews will take place 13th December 2019.