Administrator for the Institute for European and Comparative Law

Deadline: Midday Tuesday 29 November 2022

The Institute of European and Comparative Law (IECL) is one of five institutes/centres in the Faculty of Law, and has its own dedicated space within the St Cross Building. The Administrator is responsible for all aspects of the administration of the IECL, as well as being the Administrator for the Law Faculty's 4-year Law with Law Studies in Europe (Course 2) degree and Student Exchange Programme. 

The postholder is currently line managed by the Academic Administrator, although this is under review.  This is a key position within the student administration team in the Faculty, with strong ties to research, finance, development and HR teams. 

The successful applicant should be educated to degree level or equivalent, with excellent communication skills, able to understand and apply University and Faculty policies and regulations, and to produce work to a high degree of accuracy; highly competent IT user, with experience of using Microsoft Office applications (especially Word, Excel and Outlook); ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and students, and work as part of a small and close-knit team; ability to manage relationships with academic and administrative colleagues in Oxford Colleges, and senior individuals in external institutions as well as senior academics visiting the Institute; good numeracy skills, and able to set and manage small budgets.  Experience of using the University’s eVision and ADSS systems and knowledge and experience of using the University’s Oracle financial software.

The position is full time and externally funded for one further year, during which time the administrative requirements of the Institute will be reviewed.  It is an interesting and varied position that offers an ideal opportunity for a centre or student administrator seeking a secondment to further their career in academic administration.

The closing date for applications is midday on Tuesday 29 November 2022

Interviews are likely to be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via and enter vacancy ID: 161757, and applicants will be asked to submit a CV and covering letter to support their application.  


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