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EF Education First

Oxford Live-in Resident Assistant - September 2021

3+ months agoOxford, United Kingdom

Temporary – September  2021 to March 2022
Please only apply if looking for a live-in position

 EF Oxford is looking for amazing people to work as live-in Residence Assistants in our year-round residence International House during Fall and Winter

 As a Residence Assistant, you work 6 hours a week as part of your off-set accommodation. These hours are flexibly filled in according to the business needs but will be mainly weekends. There might be extra hours available on an hourly paid basis.

Your main job is to make sure that the residence feels like a ‘home away from home for international students. Below you can find a list of some of the duties you can expect.

The duties as a Residence Assistant include

Checking that rooms are ready, clean and available for arriving students • Preparing registration documents for new students • Meeting & greeting new students on arrival • Assisting with checking in & taking students to rooms • Informing arriving students about rules and fines (community standards) • Regularly checking rooms to ensure facilities are in good condition & being well maintained & cleaned • Curfew checks (overnight on call at the residence) • Ensuring that reported maintenance issues are dealt with efficiently by residence staff • Assisting students with problems • Ensuring that residence rules are being adhered to and report all issues to residence manager • Liaising with Staff responsible about any issues or problems • Ensuring that when on call, emergency phone must be answered at all times • Issuing on-the-spot fines in liaison with the Residence Staff • Liaising with the Residence Staff, organising and partaking in weekly activities • Run activities at the residence • Reminding departing students of leaving date & procedures

All applicants are welcome and we think this role is extremely suitable for mature university students and young professionals who have lots of travel and life experience and who are looking to save on their accommodation while providing 5-star service and guidance to our students. If you are looking to start an (international) career a Resident Assistant position with EF puts you in a great starting position!

We want our customers to have the time of their lives. At the same time, we want you to have a great time whilst working with EF! The key is teamwork and a good spirit within the group. You will play a crucial role in promoting this amongst everyone involved. Previous experience with EF is valued.

Please apply before August 13 2021


  • Accommodation provided in a campus student residence in a shared room (sharing with staff) offset accommodation 
  • Bathroom & toilet facilities shared with students
  • No cooking facilities but meal package provided in campus cafeteria as part of the compensation package, breakfast and dinner provided
  • Free access to WIFI
  • Opportunity to undertake specific projects if desired

 This list of possible duties is not comprehensive, and all RA’s may be asked to help with other duties.

  EF is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be followed up and will ask specifically

whether there is any reason that the applicant should not be engaged in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18. Upon interview all gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily and proof of identity and, where applicable, qualifications will be required. Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment 

 About EF Education First 

 At EF we believe that the world is better when people try to understand one another. Since 1965, we have helped millions of people see new places, experience new cultures, and learn new things about the world and about themselves. Our culturally immersive education programs—focused on language, travel, cultural exchange, and academics—turn dreams into international opportunities.

 When you join EF, you join a multicultural and diverse community working across more than 600 schools and offices in 50 countries, all with one shared mission of opening the world through education. Whoever you are, whatever you are passionate about—we welcome you and want you to bring that to work every day. EF is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to inclusion and belonging across race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, caste, parental status, identity, experience and everything else that makes you unique.


Founded in Sweden in 1965, EF has school and offices around the world, including hubs in Boston, London, Mexico City, São Paulo, Shanghai, Stockholm, Zürich, and more. Learn more at

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