Personal Assistant to the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Global Partnerships (Maternity Cover)

Oxford Brookes University

Full Time – 12 month contract

This role is available on a full-time basis but we are happy to consider applications for those wishing to work 0.8FTE / 4 days a week (pro-rata).

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a fantastic team in a very varied and challenging role, where hybrid working is available, usually two days in the office and three working from home. You will be joining a friendly and collaborative group of experienced colleagues, all of whom are looking forward to supporting you in being a success in the role.

The position supports the Pro Vice-Chancellor (PVC) who is responsible for research & global partnerships. The PVC is part of the senior leadership of the University and this would suit an experienced and flexible Personal Assistant to join our professional services team in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office.

As Personal Assistant you will be the first point of contact for the PVC, so tact, discretion, and a welcoming and positive attitude are essential. You will be reliable, adaptable and resilient; someone who is committed to delivering high-level confidential support.

Benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University

As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff.  Whatever job you are applying for, you’ll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University.

Do take a look at the full details of the benefits which can be found 


, which include pension, staff discounts & generous annual leave.

Interviews Wednesday 14 June.

CV and Personal Statement :

As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below.  All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement.  To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document.  The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values.  We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.

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