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Vacancy – Clerk to the Trustees

Clerk to the Trustees

The Clerk to the Trustees is a new role. It has been created to help support the College’s good governance and to assist with strategic planning. The successful candidate will be at the heart of the College’s administration taking on a role that is both challenging and varied. The post brings opportunities to co-operate with colleagues in the other departments of the College and to liaise with colleagues from many departments in the wider University of Oxford. The successful applicant will possess skills and experience in a wide range of aspects of planning, administration, and compliance. The Clerk will balance day-to-day administrative matters with long-term planning and will work closely with the Rector and members of Governing Body, as well as College committees and external bodies, to improve governance.

The post may suit a candidate who has experience in university or other charity administration, the law, civil service, or regulatory bodies.

The successful candidate will hold a degree-level education, or equivalent, and will have proven experience of report-writing and preparation of policy and procedural documents, ideally in a similar role. They will have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and will be highly organised.

Salary will be equivalent to Grade 8 on the University of Oxford Pay scale £45,585 - £54,395 per annum, with the entry point dependent on experience. Benefits include free lunches when on duty, a contributory staff pension scheme and holiday entitlement of 30 days per annum and 8 Bank Holidays.

Further particulars are available HERE and the application form is below.

Applications must be submitted via the College website by 12.00 noon, on Thursday 1st August 2024.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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