Freedom of Information Officer

University of Bath - Office of the University Secretary

The University of Bath, one of the UK’s top universities, is seeking an additional Freedom of Information (FoI) Officer. Full details are included in the job specification attached to the role.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of:

  • managing all aspects of compliance with Freedom of Information Act;
  • demonstrating excellent organisational skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines;
  • establishing and maintaining good relationships both within and beyond their immediate sphere of influence;
  • being self-motivated, proactive and having the ability to work effectively in a team, autonomously and with staff at all levels, including those at the highest level.

The Freedom of Information Officer is an important role at the University and sits within the Office of the University Secretary. The role holder reports to the Senior Legal Adviser, who also heads up the Legal team at the University of Bath.

The University of Bath is situated on an attractive campus surrounded by beautiful countryside and overlooking the centre of Bath. It is a campus University offering excellent sports and arts facilities, etc.

This is a permanent appointment and is available on a full-time basis or if appropriate, a part-time basis (4 days a week).

For more information, please visit For an informal discussion, please contact David Jolly, Senior Legal Adviser (01225 386966 or 

Further details:

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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