Director of Student Welfare and Support Services

University of Oxford - Student Welfare and Support Services

3 Worcester Street, Oxford

We are seeking to recruit a Director of Student Welfare and Support Services to shape the policies and practices of one of the world’s leading universities in the area of student welfare and support and to ensure effective provision for students. This is a senior position responsible for the overall strategic, financial and operational direction of the department, with a key focus on working collaboratively with colleagues in colleges, academic and administrative departments, the Students’ Union and key external statutory services. You will ensure that the collegiate University promotes an education environment that emphasises physical, social and emotional well-being as key contributors to academic success.

As Director of Student Welfare and Support Services you will be responsible for the overall development of coherent student welfare and support services policy and provision across the University. You will also be responsible for the management and oversight of the Counselling Service and the Disability Advisory Service. The role offers an exciting opportunity for you to apply your excellent strategic leadership qualities and advanced communication and organisational skills.

You will need to be able to command the respect of staff at all levels across the University and externally, through an appreciation of the academic environment and its challenges, and develop strategies to ensure effective consultation and communication. 

For an informal discussion about the position, potential applicants may contact Emma Potts, Academic Registrar on tel: (01865) 270013.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, are available below.

All applications must be received by 12.00 noon on Monday 5 December 2016. Interviews will be held in mid-December 2016.

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