Hostel Warden - Chandigarh, India - Chandigarh University

Chandigarh University
Chandigarh University
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Chandigarh, India

1 month ago

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Job Description - Hostel Warden at Chandigarh University


Chandigarh University, one of India's leading educational institutions, is currently seeking a dedicated and responsible individual to join our team as a Hostel Warden.

This position plays a crucial role in ensuring the overall welfare and well-being of our students residing within the university's hostel premises.

The Hostel Warden will actively supervise and manage the daily operations of the hostels, creating a safe and comfortable living environment for students.


Residential Facility Management:

  • Oversee the daytoday operations of the hostels and ensure students' adherence to rules and regulations.
  • Supervise and manage a team of hostel staff, ensuring the provision of efficient services, including cleaning, maintenance, and security.
  • Coordinate allocation of rooms, monitor occupancy, and supervise room inspections to ensure cleanliness, maintenance, and adherence to policies.
  • Maintain accurate records of hostel residents, including personal details, attendance, and incidents.
  • Create a welcoming and inclusive environment conducive to student learning, personal growth, and overall wellbeing.

Student Welfare and Discipline:

  • Foster a supportive and respectful atmosphere within the hostels, mediating conflicts and resolving student issues promptly.
  • Organize and conduct regular hostel meetings, addressing concerns and disseminating important information.
  • Implement and enforce hostel regulations to ensure the safety and security of all residents.
  • Collaborate with university authorities, counselors, and medical professionals to provide necessary support and guidance to students.
  • Facilitate emergency response protocols and ensure student safety during emergencies or crisis situations.

Ensure Safety and Security:

  • Implement and monitor security measures within the hostels, including access control systems, CCTV surveillance, and fire safety measures.
  • Conduct regular inspections to identify and address potential safety or maintenance issues promptly.
  • Develop emergency evacuation plans and conduct drills periodically to ensure all residents are aware of procedures.
  • Respond effectively to incidents, liaise with relevant authorities and stakeholders, and ensure the wellbeing of students at all times.
  • Maintain accurate and organized records related to safety, security, and incidents within the hostels.

Relationship Building:

  • Establish positive relationships with students, parents/guardians, and other stakeholders, addressing concerns and maintaining effective communication channels.
  • Collaborate with various departments and university staff to ensure seamless coordination and support student engagement activities.
  • Coordinate with external agencies and service providers to facilitate additional services or resources required by hostel residents.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A Bachelor's degree in any discipline.
  • Prior experience in student housing, residential management, or related fields is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong problemsolving and conflict resolution abilities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality while handling sensitive matters.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work flexible hours depending on the needs of the hostels.


This job description aims to provide a general overview of the responsibilities and requirements for the role of Hostel Warden at Chandigarh University.

Specific duties and qualifications may vary based on the university's policies and requirements at the time of recruitment.


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