|Salary:||£27,131 to £32,348 Grade 5 per annum|
|Placed On:||24th January 2023|
|Closes:||20th February 2023|
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies as the Contemporary China Studies Programme (CCSP) Administrator on a permanent basis.
Since its founding in 2002 with a generous grant from the Leverhulme Trust, the CCSP has offered a vibrant focal point for study and research on the full spectrum of subjects concerning contemporary China and Chinese society.
The Programme is now seeking a talented, versatile and conscientious full-time administrator to support the day-to-day delivery and administration of the MSc and MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies, the organisation of events for the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme (CSASP) and the academic activity of colleagues in South Asian Studies more broadly.
About the Role:
This is a highly responsible role within the OSGA wider administration team of professional staff reporting to the Head of Administration and Finance, in a vibrant and dynamic University department.
The post holder will have a wide range of responsibilities from supporting the Programme Director and the school-wide OSGA Exam Board, administrative colleagues in Examination Schools, liaising closely with academic colleagues within Contemporary China Studies Programme and beyond, and providing administrative support with research ethics approvals.
The successful candidate will play a key part in developing and supporting the processes around the degree programmes and will be working closely with the School’s Academic Coordinator to ensure that all sources of course information are made available, as required by the University policies, ensuring a positive student experience. In particular, she/he will manage all enquiries from prospective and on-course students to the MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies and MPhil in Modern Chinese Studies; service relevant committees, provide secretarial and other administrative support to the programme.
Liaising effectively with colleagues from across and beyond the collegiate University you will take responsibility for coordinating the CCPS events, facilitating the organisation of any hospitality, accommodation and travel arrangements, as required, including monitoring the budget allocated for each event. The successful candidate will also be managing the programme’s social media presence and its marketing and communications activities.
The post is very varied and stimulating, hence it will suit an individual who enjoys being part of a busy office in an environment of competing priorities. Applications are welcome from candidates with previous experience in academic and/or events administration, who are able to demonstrate a sufficient level of computer literacy, good communication skills and an ability to produce high-quality, accurate, independent work with little supervision. Experience of working with social media is desirable.
When applying to this position, you will be required to upload a CV and a supporting statement addressing how you meet each of the selection criteria, as listed in the job description. Further details regarding the selection criteria and details how to apply can be found via 'Apply'.
Informal enquiries are welcome: please email email@example.com. Any specific queries or matters, which are not referred to in the job description/further particulars, will be passed to the Programme Director, Professor Paul Irwin Crookes. Please quote the vacancy reference 162800 in all your correspondence.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 20th February 2023. Applications received after the closing date cannot be considered.
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