Are you interested in working in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office supporting the senior committees of a University, where hybrid working is available? You will be joining a friendly and collaborative group of experienced colleagues, all of whom are looking forward to supporting you in being a success in the role.
We are looking to appoint an Executive Support Administration Officer (Governance Officer) to provide high quality, professional administrative support to the Head of Secretariat.
Reporting directly to the Head of Secretariat, the post holder will undertake a range of administrative duties as well as servicing the Board, its senior sub-committees and the Vice-Chancellor’s Group (VCG).
The role provides scope for wider development, including project planning and implementation.
You will have:
Excellent organisational and time management skills
Excellent IT skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Ability to balance competing priorities and meet set deadlines
Good attention to detail
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Experience of servicing committees / meetings
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University
As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff. Whatever job you are applying for, you’ll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University.
The University has adopted equity, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities. Applicants with a disability can be reassured that Oxford Brookes is a Disability Confident employer. As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.
CV and Personal Statement:
As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.
Do take a look at the full details of the benefits which can be found here,
which include pension, staff discounts and generous annual leave.
To have an informal discussion about the role and responsibilities, please contact Maria Crawford, Head of Secretariat on 01865 484806 / 07423663522 firstname.lastname@example.org .
Previous applicants need not apply.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday, 8 March 2023.
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