Current job vacancies

Course Administrator (US Partner Programmes)

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

Closing date: 24 March 2023

We have an exciting opportunity to join the US Summer Programmes team within the Department for Continuing Education at the University of Oxford.
We are looking for an enthusiastic administrator to join our dynamic team to provide assistance and support to the Assistant Course Manager and the Senior Course Administrator.
The team will work closely together to create, prepare, implement and deliver a varied portfolio of bespoke programmes and summer courses for visiting US University Partners ranging from one to six weeks.
The role will strongly rely on the you using your initiative and working proactively within a team, managing a busy workload within strict deadlines, especially during peak periods.  
Excellent organisational and problem-solving abilities, alongside strong interpersonal skills are essential.  The role also requires an excellent command of English, both written and spoken, strong IT skills and the ability to work to a high level of accuracy.
You will be primarily office based at Rewley House in Oxford.  However, during the summer months there will be regular site visits to host Oxford Colleges to aide and assist with the smooth running of the programmes.
The successful applicant will be required to liaise with a wide variety of contacts including US University representatives, Summer School Assistants on-site, tutors teaching on the programme and participants attending who range from undergraduate level to alumni.  Sound judgement, discretion and a professional and helpful manner when dealing with a range of people are essential.
This role will give your the opportunity to become part of a wider team which is passionately committed to Lifelong Learning and Open Access courses.  There will also be unique opportunities to attend college functions, dinners and social occasions as part of the programme.
The appointment is permanent with a 36.5 hour working week and 38 days’ annual leave, which includes 8 public holidays and 5 days taken during the Christmas closure.
All applicants are required to complete an online application and upload a CV and supporting statement which must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria.
The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 24 March 2023.

Part-time Receptionist

Standard Grade 2: £11.14 - £11.17 per hour

Closing date: 28 March 2023

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 need to 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 is Fridays 5.15pm to 11.15pm and Sundays 1.45pm to 7.00pm
Benefits include 38 days’ holiday (pro-rata), a generous pension scheme, plus extensive training and development opportunities.
Please submit a CV and supporting statement showing how you meet the criteria with your online application.
The closing date for applications is noon on 28 March 2023.
Committed to equality and valuing diversity.