Residence Advisor

EF Malaga is seeking a responsible, caring and energetic Resident Advisor (RA) to help our international students as they settle into our Spanish language school.  

Key responsibilities:

  • Welcoming new students and making them feel right at home; ensuring that rooms are prepared in advance and ready to receive students, maintaining accurate check-in/check-out records, as well as arranging a weekly orientation for new residents.
  • Supporting students in their adjustment to life in Spain. RAs should make themselves available to students, creating an atmosphere of respect, support and confidentiality.
  • Promoting student life initiatives and developing a community atmosphere: organizing activities and events both in and outside of the campus.
  • Knowing and enforcing the EF Malaga Rules & Regulations. RAs are expected to hold students accountable to school policies and immediately report violations to administrative staff.
  • Managing crisis situations and protecting students’ safety and welfare.


Priority consideration will be given to candidates with experience in customer service, tourism/hospitality or student services. Past experience in residential life and/or living/studying/working abroad is a plus.

  • Undergraduate degree required.
  • Upper Intermediate (B2) in Spanish and English. Knowledge of any other languages will be considered as a plus.
  • Minimum age: 25yrs old
  • At least 3 years of work experience
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ability and desire to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail
  • A passion for working in a diverse and multicultural environment
  • Patience for working with individuals of all ages and Spanish levels
  • Incredible flexibility and extremely positive attitude

As part of their remuneration, RAs are provided with free housing in our campus, equipped with free wireless Internet, self-catering kitchen, and laundry inside the building.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications and interest in the position.

Starting date: 21st August 2017

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