Current job vacancies

Course Administrator

Standard Grade 4: £23,715 to £27,131 per annum

Closing date: 28 November 2022

We are seeking to appoint a well-organised, flexible and accurate administrator to join the busy Student Administration team within the Department for Continuing Education to support our world-class part-time programmes.  
 
You will be responsible for a portfolio of award bearing courses within the Department, including admissions, academic administration, course logistics, quality assurance exercises and financial administration. 
 
You will have excellent organisational and administrative skills, a high level of accuracy and an ability to work flexibly to deadlines with minimal supervision. Also required are good interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to work well in a team environment and excellent customer service skills. You will be competent in a range of standard IT applications and be able to learn new IT systems quickly.
 
This is a full-time, fixed-term post for two years in the first instance with 38 days' leave, pension and excellent benefits.
 
Applications for this vacancy must be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.
 
Only applications received before noon on 28 November can be considered.
 
Committed to equality and valuing diversity

Online Course Delivery Administrator

Standard Grade 4: £23,715 - £27,131 per annum

Closing date: 30 November 2022

We seek an enthusiastic and well-organised Online Course Delivery Administrator to join our Technology-Assisted Lifelong Learning (TALL) unit.
 
The role of the Online Course Delivery Administrator is to work as part of a team to prepare online short courses for delivery and to assist the Couse Delivery Coordinator to organise the delivery of courses managed by the TALL unit. You will: help prepare documentation for each term’s courses; liaise with academics, administrators and web developers to ensure updates to online course materials are implemented; follow checklists to set up course sites in the virtual learning environment; and help resolve any problems related to the course materials raised during the delivery of the courses. You will also contribute to the on-going development and improvement of systems and working processes to support the team’s course delivery activities.
 
You will be able to handle a busy workload and enjoy working closely with colleagues to deliver up to 100 courses each term. Good written communication, problem solving skills, and an eye for detail are essential; and previous experience of using a virtual learning environment is desirable. Excellent organisation and interpersonal skills are required and you must be an effective team worker.
 
This position is available for two years in the first instance. The role includes 38 days’ leave (pro rata), inclusive of Bank Holidays and Departmental closure days, pension and excellent benefits. The Department is committed to developing colleagues both personally and professionally.
 
Applications are to be made online no later than 12.00 noon on 30 November 2022.
Interviews are expected to take place on 14 December.
 
Committed to equality and valuing diversity.

Senior Course Administrator

Standard Grade 5: £27,131 - £32,348 per annum

Closing date: 30 November 2022

About the role
We are seeking a highly competent administrator to join our team and provide support to students on our world-class, part-time postgraduate courses.
 
You will be responsible for administering a portfolio of courses and providing support for the student lifecycle from end-to-end, including dealing with admissions, on-course administration and handling post-course enquiries. You will also assist with financial administration, publicity and supervising others.
 
This is a full-time, permanent post with 38 days' leave, pension and excellent benefits.
 
About you 
You must have excellent administrative skills and attention to detail, be able to work flexibly to deadlines, be confident in working with data, and be able to demonstrate sound judgement in solving problems. Experience of student administration, supervising others and contributing to the improvement of processes would be beneficial.
 
Application process
You will be required to upload a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.
 
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 30 November 2022.
 
Committed to equality and valuing diversity

Part-time Receptionist

Standard Grade 2: £11.14 per hour

Closing date: 07 December 2022

The Department for Continuing Education is seeking to appoint a part-time receptionist to provide a high level of customer service to students, staff and visitors.
 
Working at our main teaching premises in Ewert House, Summertown you will have excellent organisational and communication skills, both face-to-face and on the telephone. You must be trustworthy, well-presented and be able to use your initiative to answer queries and solve any problems. Your reception duties will include some administrative tasks, classroom preparation and security procedures.
 
This is a fixed-term post during term time only (3 terms of an average of 13 weeks each). The contracted hours are 1pm to 6pm on Saturdays and you will be expected to work between 2- 5 hours on approximately 21 Sundays per year.
 
Benefits include 38 days’ holiday (pro-rata), a generous pension scheme, extensive training and development opportunities.
 
Applications for these posts are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.
 
The closing date for applications is noon on 7 December 2022.
 
Committed to equality and valuing diversity.