Programme Co-ordinator

University of Oxford

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Oxford University Department for Continuing Education (OUDCE) is seeking to appoint a Programme Co-ordinator. This is a great opportunity to support a complex programme using your expertise in budget management, administration and communications and events organisation. The Invisible East programme incorporates two grants funded by the European Research Council and the Arts and Humanities Research Council, which aim to bring the medieval Islamicate East to the forefront of historical research through the study of local texts.

About the role

You will be responsible for providing administrative support, the management of project communications, including developing and agreeing content for the website and social media feeds, and organising events such as conferences and seminars. You will work with the University Research Accounts team, Development office and external donors and funding bodies to ensure resource requirements and day-to-day expenditure are monitored and accurately reported.

This is a full-time position (part-time hours, a minimum of 0.8FTE, will be considered), available on a fixed-term contract.

About you

You will be educated to degree level, with relevant work experience at a similar level in the areas of programme co-ordination, outreach and/or digitisation; and you will have the capacity to assimilate and communicate complex information and policies. You will have experience of monitoring and presenting budgets, and of financial processes, with meticulous attention to detail. You will bring the ability to manage a wide variety of tasks, to work effectively under pressure, prioritise workload and meet multiple deadlines, and you will have the ability to use initiative in solving problems. Your tact and discretion, and your excellent communication skills will enable you to work with a broad range of people from around the world, including academics, external partners, and students.

About us

OUDCE provides opportunities for people from a wide variety of backgrounds to benefit from the University’s rich and unique resources. We are ambitious and forward-thinking, with a strong sense of identity and community. Our mission is to inspire people locally, nationally and globally by extending access to Oxford’s world-class teaching and resources through flexible and inclusive opportunities for study and research.

Colleagues uphold the uphold the Mission, Vision and Values of the Department and actively promote a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion.

What we offer

Your happiness and wellbeing at work matters to us, so we offer a range of family friendly and financial benefits including:

•         An excellent contributory pension scheme

•         38 days’ annual leave

•         A comprehensive range of childcare services

•         Family leave schemes

•         Cycle loan scheme

•         Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs

•         Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

Application process

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

To make informal enquiries about the post please contact [email protected]

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 25 March 2024.

Bring your expertise to the University of Oxford and be a part of a community that values creativity, diversity, and excellence.

The University of Oxford is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals regardless of their background.

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