Current job vacancies

Part-Time Reservations Assistant

Grade 4: £22,847 - £26,341 per annum pro rata

Closing date: 06 October 2021

The Department for Continuing Education is looking for a friendly, smart and well organised Reservations Assistant. This role will be based within our Residential Centre, which offers accommodation, catering and conference facilities to students, academics and external clients.
This post is part-time, with a 30-hour working week, working five days out of seven.
The shift pattern is: 11.30 - 18.00 Monday to Friday with Duty Management Weekends (1 in 4), hours will vary on weekends.
Your responsibilities will include:
• Taking bookings for residential accommodation, teaching rooms and catering services;
• Inputting data;
• Managing the customer feedback systems for the Reservations Centre;
• Providing cover for reception, conference room set-up, and other colleagues.
You will have good word processing skills, flexibility, initiative and a cheerful and courteous personality. The post will be ideal for an individual with hospitality, reception or reservations experience.
This post is fixed-term for two years in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal thereafter.
To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please submit a CV and supporting statement.
The closing date for applications is noon on 6 October 2021.
Committed to equality and valuing diversity.

Senior Web Developer (full stack)

Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 p.a.

Closing date: 11 October 2021

This is a rare opportunity to join an innovative, multidisciplinary learning design team that creates high quality online courses for lifelong learners.
We are looking for an experienced full stack (PHP) developer to maintain and develop the IT systems and applications that support our work.
Our friendly, intellectually-curious team design, maintain and deliver a portfolio of over 100 online courses across a variety of disciplines. We operate these courses across multiple sites with a sophisticated back-end XML content management system.
You will be the main developer for our Virtual Learning Environment and the bespoke toolset that supports it. We use the open source VLE Moodle and while familiarity with Moodle would be useful, extensive experience of application development is more important.
Your focus will be backend and technical architecture and you will be supported by colleagues with expertise in frontend and sys admin. However, skills in HTML5 document semantics, accessibility or UX would be very welcome.
This role is based in Oxford. Remote working is negotiable, but you must be able to commute to Oxford on a regular basis. 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 11 October 2021. Interviews are expected to take place on 21 October 2021.
Committed to equality and valuing diversity.