Current job vacancies | Oxford University Department for Continuing Education

Part-time Receptionist

Grade 2: £8.77 - £9.89 per hour

Closing date: 27 September 2017

The Receptionist provides a reception service to staff, guests, visitors and students attending courses. You will work independently and have responsibility for the security of the buildings. The postholder must be trustworthy, efficient, dependable, well presented and be able to use initiative. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills, both face-to-face and on the telephone. The successful candidate will have sufficient IT skills to enable them to use the Department's computerised booking system and email. Reception experience would also be a significant advantage for applicants applying for this post although it is not essential.

The Department has vacancies for two shifts on a Sunday, the shifts are 1.45 - 7.30pm and 7.30 - 11.15pm and applicants can apply for both or either shift. Please state in your supporting statement which shift(s) you are applying for.

The appointments will be made for 2 years in the first instance with the possibility of renewal thereafter. There will be an opportunity for overtime to be worked.

The Department is committed to developing colleagues both personally and professionally.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 27 September 2017.


Restaurant Supervisor

Grade 2: £16,654 - £18,777 p.a (pro rata for part-time)

Closing date: 02 October 2017

The Department for Continuing Education is seeking to appoint a Restaurant Supervisor to assist the Senior Restaurant Manager in providing an efficient service in the dining room and common room to our students, staff, visitors and residents.

On average the Restaurant Supervisor will work an average of 30 - 36.5 hours per week, normally 5 days out of 7, and may be required to work extra hours on occasion. The normal operating hours of the Catering Operation are 7.30am - 10.45pm, 7 days a week. These hours may vary due to business levels and customer requirements. In addition the postholder provides assistance to the meeting rooms (tea/coffee service) during their shift.

You will have previous relevant experience in a catering environment, be entirely trustworthy, be able to work without supervision and possess a strong sense of customer service.

The appointment will be made for 2 years in the first instance with the possibility of renewal thereafter.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 2 October 2017.


Senior Receptionist

Grade 4: £21,585 - £24,983 p.a.

Closing date: 02 October 2017

Department for Continuing Education, is seeking to appoint a Senior Receptionist to play a lead role in co-ordinating the front of house work for our busy conference and course-related activities. You will co-ordinate reception and be responsible for a team of receptionists.

You will work 7.45am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday with occasional weekends and evening shifts. You will be familiar with working in a busy environment, and enjoy being the first point of contact for guest enquires. Overtime will be paid for hours worked over 36.5 per week.

The appointment will be made for 2 years in the first instance with the possibility of renewal thereafter.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 2 October 2017.


Award Programme Officer

Grade 5: £24,983 - £29,799 p.a.

Closing date: 13 October 2017

The Department is looking for an efficient administrator for its busy Award-Bearing Programme Office. The postholder will be responsible for all aspects of the administration of a portfolio of award-bearing courses, including dealing with enquiries, admissions and management of student records.

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. Also required are good interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to work well in a team environment 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, Excel and Access, together with email and use of the internet.

This appointment is full-time and fixed-term for 1 year in the first instance.

This appointment is offered with 38 days’ annual leave (pro rata), including Bank Holidays and Departmental closure days. A pension scheme is available. The Department is committed to developing colleagues both personally and professionally.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 13 October 2017.