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Academic Officer

Academic Officer

Are you experienced working as an Administrator within the higher education sector or university setting, and looking for a chance to join a friendly, vibrant and supportive college as part of the Academic Office? If so, read on to find out more.

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Academic Officer

Are you experienced working as an Administrator within the higher education/ university sector, and looking for a chance to join a friendly, vibrant and supportive college as part of the Academic Office? If so, read on to find out more.  

Academic Officer Responsibilities

The Academic Officer works within a small team and reports to the Deputy Academic Registrar. They are the first point of contact for queries and provide administrative support to ensure the successful running of the academic activities of the College; including undertaking right to work checks for tutors, gathering and processing information about tuition, and producing financial and statistical reports for use by College Officers and committees throughout the year.

Academic Officer Rewards

In addition to a competitive salary the Academic Officer will receive ongoing learning and development opportunities, season ticket loan, car parking onsite, tax free bicycle purchase scheme, free use of gym and squash courts, library and music building, salary sacrifice childcare scheme and generous college pension scheme.  

The Company

Our client is an inclusive, vibrant and friendly college with a community and family vibe.

Academic Officer Experience

To be successful in this Academic Officer role it is desirable that you have worked within the University or college environment with an existing understanding of how they operate however candidates who are degree qualified, or equivalent, and possess strong administration skills and the ability to build stakeholder relationships at all levels across the student, tutor and academic body and the gravitas and adaptability to manage expectations, guide and advise across a range of areas, can also be considered. You will work hard to meet deadlines with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. You will be focused and self-motivated with the enthusiasm to learn and have a friendly and approachable manner. You will need to have strong MS Office skills, especially when working with data and spreadsheets and the ability to pick systems up easily. You will have excellent written and verbal English communication skills and be reliable, providing day to day support to keep everything moving smoothly within the academic support department. You must be organised and able to prioritise, manage your time and work calmly under pressure. This can be a busy department at certain times of the year and so you must be able to react to the fluctuating demands of the academic calendar. You must be able to handle confidential and sensitive matters with discretion and initiative and be willing to undertake other duties as required depending on the changing needs of the academic office.

Location

This role is full-time, permanent and based onsite at the college in Oxford, a minimum of 3 days a week with the potential to work from home twice a week.

35 hours per week, all year round. You will be required to work occasional Saturdays (approx 10 a year) for ceremonies, however time off in lieu will be granted. 

How to Apply for this Academic Officer role

Please send an up-to-date CV and cover letter to joanne@allen-associates.co.uk

Successful candidates will be required to complete an application form and recruitment monitoring form and provide two referees, one of which should be your current employer or most recent employer. You must have the right to work in the UK. You must live within easy commuting distance of the college in Oxford. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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