Hostel Patron employment opportunity



Position Summary

Working with Matron, and reporting to the Deputy Provost, the Patron is responsible for implementing policies guiding student activities and conduct on the college’s residential campus, ensuring the comfort, safety, and well-being of students residing in the dormitory. This role also involves providing mentorship, guidance, support, and supervision to porters, security personnel and students, as well as maintaining a clean and organized living environment.


  • Provide guidance and support to students, addressing any concerns or issues they may have.
  • Encourage students to follow dormitory rules and regulations.
  • Assist students in resolving conflicts and maintaining a positive living environment.
  • Ensure the dormitory is clean and organized, including common room areas and individual rooms.
  • Conduct regular inspections to identify and address any maintenance and cleanliness issues.
  • Oversee the distribution of keys, access cards, and other dormitory materials.
  • Coordinate with the Management and other departments to resolve any issues or concerns.
  • Provide regular updates and information to students and staff about dormitory policies and procedures.
  • Participate in dormitory events and activities to foster a sense of community among students.
  • Assist in the recruitment and training of new dormitory staff members.
  • Support chaplaincy efforts in the spiritual development of students.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the College Management and Governing Council.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, administration or a related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a dormitory or residential setting, preferably in a supervisory or leadership role.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with students and staff of diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Familiarity with dormitory operations and policies.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to lift and move objects more than 30 kilograms.