|Salary:||£29,000 to £33,000 job particulars|
|Placed On:||22nd August 2023|
|Closes:||9th October 2023|
Scholarship and Christianity in Oxford (SCIO), a registered UK charity (formally, CCCU-UK), is the UK subsidiary of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU), which is an international higher education association of Christian liberal arts colleges and universities with headquarters in Washington, DC.
SCIO is an important centre for international grant funded research, particularly in science and religion, and biblical texts and their curation. In partnership with Wycliffe Hall, SCIO organises programmes for students registered for degrees in overseas, mainly American, institutions. It runs the SCIO semester programmes, SCIO summer programme, and SCIO Online from Oxford. More information on SCIO can be found at: www.scio-uk.org.
To foster scholarly engagement, intellectual excellence, authentic Christian spirituality and the connections between them within an international academic community at Oxford.
SCIO strives to do this by:
SCIO seeks to appoint an Academic Administrator.
This post will suit an experienced higher education administrator who combines capacity for effective overview with a keen eye for detail and has the creativity and vision to support the work of a dynamic organisation with international connections. The post holder will assist the smooth running of SCIO's student programme activities (two semester programmes and a summer programme), marketing and admissions. Activities take place primarily in Oxford.
The appointee will work as part of a supportive team in a pleasant office in North Oxford. It is expected that the appointee will work in person from our office for the majority of the time while programmes are running. There is a Genuine Occupational Requirement that the appointee, who will have to represent the aims and objectives of SCIO in all contacts with SCIO students and academic visitors, will be able to identify with those aims, as listed above.
Applicants should send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, and details of three referees via email to Jordan Smith, email: email@example.com. Applications should be received by 12:00 noon on 9 October 2023, with an ideal starting date of 2 October 2023. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and SCIO reserves the right to employ before that date should a suitable candidate be found. Early applications are therefore encouraged.
The Academic Administrator is responsible for:
You will work with the SCIO team to organise and deliver a successful study abroad programme. Your line manager is the Director of Administration and Student Affairs. You will work closely with the Academic Director on day-to-day management of the student programmes.
Your place of work will normally be 8 Norham Garden, except that you may work from home by agreement with colleagues and in order to comply with any Covid regulations. When you are the designated staff member maintaining cover at 8 Norham Gardens you will arrange cover if illness or unforeseen circumstances mean that you cannot be at 8 Norham Gardens.
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