Deputy Head of Administration


University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 19th Nov 2021
  • Salary: Grade 8 : £42,149 - £50,296 per annum
  • REF: 153860
  • Closes: 06th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

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Deputy Head of Administration

Faculty of Philosophy, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG

Grade 8 : £42,149 – £50,296 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly and professional team in a successful academic department. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Deputy Head of Administration to take a leading role in the Philosophy Faculty’s administrative team. You will have significant management experience and strong intellectual and analytical skills, together with excellent communication skills and the ability to gain the trust and confidence of professional and academic staff at all levels. To succeed in this role you will have the capacity to deal effectively with a range of complex issues and to adopt a diplomatic and consensual approach to problem resolution. You will also have research administration experience and excellent numerical/financial skills.

You will be responsible for a wide-ranging remit including overseeing the Faculty’s research activity, engaging in faculty policy development and implementation and leading on health and safety and welfare matters. You will undertake committee servicing for the Philosophy Faculty Board and Philosophy Faculty/Panel meetings and will have oversight of a range of risk management activities. You will advise and collaborate with the Chair of the Faculty Board (Head of Department), other senior academic colleagues and the Head of Administration and Finance (HAF). You will also work closely with other professional services colleagues within and outside the Faculty.

This is a full-time, permanent post.

Applications must be made online via the Oxford University jobs website (vacancy ID: 153860) where further particulars for the post are available. As part of your online application you will be required to upload a supporting statement demonstrating with evidence how you meet each of the selection criteria and a CV.

Interviews will take place in early January 2022.

The deadline for all applications is 12.00 noon (UK time) on 6 December 2021.

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