Assistant Course Administrator, International Human Rights Law
Grade 5: £28,759 - £33,966 per annum
The Faculty of Law seeks to appoint an Assistant Course Administrator to manage and support a range of day-to-day administrative, financial and HR processes in support of the MSc in International Human Rights Law and the Summer School in International Human Rights Law .
The MSc in International Human Rights Law is a part-time degree offered over two academic years, involving a combination of distance learning and summer residences in Oxford. The programme is aimed at mid-career lawyers and human rights advocates. The Summer School in International Human Rights Law is a four-week residential programme run in conjunction with George Washington University. The programme, which takes place in Oxford in the summer, attracts a wide array of human rights professionals, law students and students in related disciplines. Both the MSc and the Summer School are well-established programmes, having been offered for over twenty years.
The MSc is delivered by the Law Faculty. The Summer School is delivered by the Law Faculty and the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, a research institute within the Faculty of Law. This post holder will provide an important interface between the two, being based partly at the Faculty and partly at the Institute. The post holder will normally be expected to work in the office at least three days a week, with at least two days based in the Faculty with the Senior Course Administrator and one day in the Bonavero Institute or vice versa, depending on the time of year and operational requirements. When the MSc summer residence and Summer School are running in July/early August the post holder may be required to work in the office full-time to be able meet with students and tutors face to face. In addition, the post holder will normally be expected to avoid July/early August for significant periods of annual leave.
The work of the post holder will be directed by the Senior IHRL Course Administrator and the MSc and Summer School Course Directors. The postholder will support administrative and academic staff, and students, working closely with the Senior IHRL Course Administrator on a day-to-day basis. They will also be an important member of the Law Faculty’s student administration team led by the Head of Administration and Finance.
The successful candidate will have proven work experience in a comparable role; be educated to A Level standard or equivalent; competent using Microsoft Word, Excel, databases and web-based systems; able to organise own workload, work to deadlines, and respond to changing priorities; effective communication and interpersonal skills and experience of interpreting and applying financial and HR policies. Previous work in the Higher Education sector, ideally in course administration and an understanding or experience of University’s Oracle, SAP Concur E-expenses and/or PeopleXD financial system is desirable.
The post is permanent and full time.
The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 4 December. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application. Interviews are likely to be held on Friday 15 December 2023.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via Home | Oxford University Jobs and enter vacancy ID: 169219