Head of Administration and Finance

University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute

This is an exciting opportunity to join the senior management team of a thriving academic department. The Oxford Internet Institute has expanded rapidly since its foundation in 2001 to become a world-leading centre for the multidisciplinary study of the Internet and society, with activities focusing on research, postgraduate teaching, and policy-making and practice.

Working with the Director of the Institute and other senior academic colleagues, you will pay a key role in the department’s strategic planning and in translating the Institute’s 5 year vision into an operational plan. As Head of Administration and Finance you will lead and manage the operational team responsible for all the non-academic and support functions including finance, HR, research support, student and teaching support, information technology, events, and communications.

You will have outstanding management and leadership skills, with substantial experience of financial management, business planning, and personnel management covering a diverse workforce. An accomplished and effective communicator, you will manage high quality support for academic staff, researchers, and students. You will be able to think laterally and creatively, and have the intellectual capacity, analytical skills, and judgement to take and implement important decisions in a complex environment. You will have an honours degree or equivalent experience. Experience of working in a higher education or related environment would be an advantage.

This is a full-time, permanent post.

For informal enquiries about this post, please contact Catherine Paxton in the Social Sciences Division (e: catherine.paxton@socsci.ox.ac.uk or t: 01865 614852).

Applications should be made online.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 18 December 2017. Interviews will be held on 15 January 2018.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.


Closing Date: 18-DEC-2017 12:00

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