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Accommodation Officer (long-term)


The Position:

We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated person to join our team for a nine-month maternity contract.  The role is full-time, five days per week, from 8am to 4.30pm.

The Accommodation Officer (long-term) is responsible for the placement and monitoring of the accommodation arrangements for all John Paul College long-term homestay students.

This role will support all international students (long-term) requiring accommodation at the College and will be responsible for the provision of high quality student welfare and accommodation services to international students.  This will be done by ensuring their placement and overseeing policies and procedures of importance to these students.

As the first point of contact for homestay, you will ensure a high standard of service is provided promptly to students, parents, families, staff and the public.

Successful candidates will be customer-service oriented with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  An awareness of international students and their needs will be essential.

The Candidate:

Applicants must have an understanding of the ethos and expectations that accompany working in one of Australia’s leading independent schools.

Experience and Skills Profile:

To apply for this role, you must have:

  • Experience in a similar homestay role
  • A passion for customer service and an understanding of international students
  • Empathy and cultural awareness
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Preference will be given to the candidate with fluency in a written and spoken language other than English (Japanese, Chinese, Korean) and proficient English skills.
  • A friendly and professional manner and excellent presentation
  • Advanced computer skills, including MS Office, databases and student management systems
  • Pro-active – initiative
  • Only permanent residents and Australian citizens need apply


Applications should be sent via email to The Director, John Paul International College at smckee@jpc.qld.edu.au.

Applications close – close of business Friday 23 February 2018.

To view this advertisement on Seek please click https://www.seek.com.au/job/35465714





How to apply for any available positions:

When applying for a position at John Paul College, all applicants should include a completed “Application for Employment form”  with their application.

Academic staff are requested to complete the academic staff employment form while all other positions are required to complete the non-academic staff employment form.

PLEASE NOTE: Senior academic and administration positions are NOT required to submit a completed ‘Application for Employment’ form. However these applications must address any specified selection criteria.


General Applications:

All general applications must contain the names and contact details of two confidential referees and if mailed should be sent to:

The Principal

John Paul College

John Paul Drive

Daisy Hill Qld 4127

or emailed to: lfoster@jpc.qld.edu.au  unless otherwise directed.