Current job vacancies

Senior Waiting Bar Person

Grade 1: £16,654 - £16,983 p.a. (pro rata), £8.77 - £8.95 per hour

Closing date: 06 June 2018

The Department for Continuing Education is currently looking to recruit a Senior Waiting and Bar Person to provide first-class service to staff, guests, and visitors. This is a busy role working as part of a friendly and supportive team, between our locations at Rewley House and Ewert House, Summertown. You will work an average of 36.5 hours per week (over 7 days), dependent on business requirements and scheduled functions.

You will have good communication skills, a positive attitude to customer care, and experience in the hospitality industry or in a customer facing role.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 6 June 2018.


Senior Manager: Digital Pedagogy

Grade 9: £46,336 - £53,691 p.a.

Closing date: 08 June 2018

We seek an experienced senior online learning specialist and manager to join our Technology-Assisted Lifelong Learning (TALL) unit.

TALL is a talented and experienced team working with leading academics to create and deliver high-quality online learning experiences for lifelong learners at HE level in a wide variety of subjects.

Working in a collaborative and creative team environment, you will have a broad range of responsibilities for digital projects and team leadership, with a particular focus on leading on the pedagogical aspects of online initiatives. As an experienced educational technologist you will also contribute to the team’s day-to-day project work, working closely with academics and colleagues to design and produce innovative and engaging online content.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level and have significant professional experience designing and advocating for online learning at a senior level. You will have extensive understanding of a wide range of online tools and be able to select and configure them to deliver highly accessible and engaging online learning. You will also have deep knowledge of the theories and pedagogies of digital learning and be able to apply these in your work. Most importantly, you will thrive in a busy customer-focused team environment and be passionate about education and the opportunities online learning can offer adult learners.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 8 June 2018.


Business Systems Development Manager

Grade 8: £39,992 - £47,722 p.a.

Closing date: 11 June 2018

We are seeking a talented IS professional to lead on a range of information systems and business-related projects, including the continual management and development of the department’s web presence, as it relates to academic and student systems, and the student and course record system.

The postholder will be educated to degree level or be able to offer the equivalent in terms of professional training and experience, have significant experience of high-level IS project management methodologies, have a passion for technology, and the ability to apply technology and systems improvements pragmatically, appropriately and within sound business principles to help deliver organisational success. You must have experience of HESA’s reporting requirements, particularly the requirements for part-time students on open courses, and the complete HESA return lifecycle.

You will have experience developing data feeds, and an ability to work with a range of server-side and client side technologies including MS SQL, PostgreSQL, Python, HTML, Javascript and web2py.

You will have strong communication skills, and the ability to liaise effectively with colleagues at different levels.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 11 June 2018.