Current job vacancies

Course Administrator

Grade 4: £22,017 - £25,482 p.a.

Closing date: 24 June 2019


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.

The postholder 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 position is full-time and fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance. It includes 38 days annual leave including Bank Holidays and Christmas closure. A pension scheme is available.

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.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 24 June 2019.

Part-time Departmental Lecturer in Literature and Arts

Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.

Closing date: 24 June 2019


The University of Oxford is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Literature and Arts to commence in September 2019. The main responsibility of the post will be to co-convene the Masters in Literature and Arts (MLA). This will also include administrative responsibilities for the running of this course which include assisting with publicity materials, course recruitment and course materials.

This is a part-time role (0.6 FTE) for a fixed-term of 3 years

You will engage in the teaching of graduates on the MLA when appropriate and supervise graduate dissertations in relevant subject areas and occasionally for other courses. You will also take part in University examining for undergraduate and graduate students as well as co-operating in the administrative work of the Department, including membership of committees, as and when requested to do so. You will engage with colleagues in the selection of applicants to the MLA and act as convenor for the Doctorate in Literature and Arts (DLA).

The successful candidate will have: a doctorate in history or English Literature in a field relevant to the course, Britain 1750-1914; the ability to teach effectively, particularly at the graduate level to part-time adult students; candidates will demonstrate excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, along with the personal qualities needed to encourage a high level of achievement at all levels, including lectures and classes, graduate (Masters-level) classes, and supervision of Masters and doctoral student; the ability and willing to undertake administrative responsibilities with evidence of good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 24 June 2019. Interviews are expected to take place on 2 July 2019.

Part-time Receptionist

Grade 2: £9.00 - £10.12 per hour

Closing date: 24 June 2019


The Department for Continuing Education is seeking to appoint a part-time receptionist to provide a high level of customer service to students, staff, visitors and residents.

Working at our busy Rewley House reception 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 using the Department’s online booking system, so you will have good IT skills including Microsoft Office and email. Reception experience would be a significant advantage for applicants applying for this post although it is not essential.

The shift pattern available is:

Tuesday and Wednesday: 5.15 – 11.15pm plus overtime when available, applicants can apply for 1 or 2 shifts.

Benefits include 38 days’ holiday (pro-rata), a generous pension scheme, extensive training and development opportunities.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 24 June 2019.