University of Oxford - Vice-Chancellor's and Registrar's Office

The University of Oxford is one of the leading universities in the world. It is internationally renowned for research, teaching and learning, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, Oxford has the largest volume of world-leading research in the country. The University has a distinctive collegiate structure which allows such an internationally celebrated institution to maintain an intimate, interdisciplinary academic community. The Times Higher Education has named Oxford the best university in the world for a second year in a row.

The University is seeking to appoint a Registrar with effect from September 2018. Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor and sitting on the senior management team the Registrar ensures that Council and senior University officers receive appropriate strategic policy advice. The Registrar is also responsible for providing leadership and management for the professional support services of the University and acts as secretary to both Congregation and Council. Working alongside the Vice-Chancellor, this is the therefore a key administrative post in the University.

With a staff of 1,650 and an annual revenue budget of £110million, the Registrar oversees the University Administration and Services (UAS) division, having line management of eight significant professional services departments. Estates Services; Academic Administration Division; Council Secretariat; Divisional Secretaries; Legal Services; Human Resources; Planning and Resource Allocation Section and the Research Services.

For further details, a job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please see: quoting reference 3365.

The deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 5 February 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:

Closing Date: 05-FEB-2018 12:00

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