Current job vacancies

Day and Weekend Programme Administrator

Grade 4: £22,417 - £25,941 p.a.

Closing date: 23 April 2021

38 days’ leave, pension and excellent benefits
 
The Department requires an efficient Administrator for its busy Day and Weekend Programme Office located in Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford. The Programme consists of a large number of not-for-credit courses lasting one-to-two days, open to the general public. The Administrator’s main work will cover all aspects of day-to-day administration of a broad portfolio of courses in the Day and Weekend Event office.
 
At present, in a normal year, the Administrator will be expected to work around 10 Saturday mornings per year, although this may be subject to change as the Programme develops.
 
The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and administrative skills, a high level of accuracy and an ability to work flexibly to deadlines with minimal supervision. Good interpersonal and communication skills and a clear and pleasant manner in dealing with a wide range of people over the telephone, via email or in person, is essential. The successful candidate must be competent in a range of IT applications including MS Word and Excel.
 
Experience in student administration, or experience of financial processes such as raising invoices and updating budgets, would be an advantage.
 
The Department is committed to developing colleagues both personally and professionally. 
 
This appointment is permanent.
 
All applications should be made online. Please submit a CV and cover letter as part of your application.
 
The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on 23 April 2021.

Development Coordinator - Continuing Education (Part Time)

Grade 5: £25,941– £30,942 p.a. (pro rata)

Closing date: 05 May 2021

The Department for Continuing Education’s mission is to make the University’s education accessible to wider audiences, and champions the value of life-long learning for all. The Department delivers adult, part-time learning in flexible formats including by distance and online. It encompasses taught and research degrees, certificates and diplomas for pathways into education, and shorter courses for professional development and personal growth. More than 19,000 adult learners from over 160 countries worldwide benefit from around 1000 different courses and programmes each year.
 
The Department has an exciting opportunity to support development and fundraising for the Department’s strategic priorities.
 
You will provide essential administrative assistance and support to the Senior Development Executive for major gift fundraising, contributing to the identification, cultivation, and stewardship of major donors to the Department. The role is vital to securing and maintaining smaller ad hoc and regular donations, and prizes, gifted to the Department and is key in engaging the Department’s alumni and supporters, including managing the Friends of Lifelong Learning group membership.
 
We are seeking a skilled, experienced, and highly motivated team player who is flexible, adaptable, able to work independently on tasks when required, and manage a varied workload. Your role will encompass tasks such as gift administration, data entry, drafting bespoke correspondence and newsletters, assisting with prospect research, preparing proposals and reports, liaising with key stakeholders, working on donor appeals, and event management.
 
You will need outstanding communication skills, and ability to develop a range of written materials to effectively convey the Department’s work and funding priorities, acknowledge gifts and thank donors, raise awareness of giving opportunities and inspire initial gifts and regular support.
 
Excellent organisational skills and interpersonal abilities are essential, as are strong IT skills and competency, combined with relevant experience, including in fundraising, alumni relations, or comparable activities.
 
Due to the current covid situation, the successful candidate will need to undertake the role working from home, until we are able to return to working in the Oxford Rewley House office.
 
Appointment to this part-time role (0.6 full-time equivalent or 21.9 hours per week) will be made for one year in the first instance with the possibility of renewal thereafter. Annual leave is 38 days (pro rata) inclusive of public holidays and departmental closure days, and a University pension scheme is available.  The Department is committed to developing colleagues both personally and professionally.
 
Applications are to be made online no later than 12.00 noon on 5 May 2021. Interviews are expected to take place on 19 and 20 May. Please submit a CV and supporting statement as part of your application.