Graduate Admissions and Widening Participation Officer

University of Oxford
June 14, 2024
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Graduate Admissions and Widening Participation Officer

Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD

The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.


This post is located in the Graduate Admissions and Recruitment office, which is based at the University Offices, Wellington Square. The office is part of the Academic Administration Division (AAD), one of the largest units within the University Administration and Services.

We are seeking a committed and experienced full-time Graduate Access and Widening Participation Officer within the Graduate Admissions and Recruitment Office. This is an exciting new role in a fast-evolving area with responsibility for the planning, coordination and delivery of the UNIQ+ research internships programme.

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

  • An excellent contributory pension scheme
  • 38 days annual leave
  • A comprehensive range of childcare services
  • Family leave schemes
  • Cycle loan scheme
  • Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
  • Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
  • This role also offers the opportunity for hybrid working.

    About the Role

    We are looking for an engaged and committed individual to join the Graduate Admissions and Recruitment Office on a full-time basis for a five-year fixed- term post. This is a pivotal new role with particular responsibility for the planning and delivery of the UNIQ+ research internships programme, which will grow in scale from 2026.

    The post-holder will manage and co-ordinate work on graduate access, recruitment and widening participation programmes (primarily UNIQ+) across the collegiate University, liaising with a range of stakeholders. They will also support the development and delivery of a revised format of UNIQ+ from 2026. As well as the existing residential programme, this may expand to include initiatives such as different formats for different subject areas, further online content, mentoring, and other initiatives throughout the year.

    About You

    This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with experience organising events and managing projects with excellent administrative, planning and organisation skills to work in an emerging and growing area of interest for the collegiate University. This is an exciting time to be involved in these initiatives, and there will be opportunity for the post-holder to contribute to shaping strategies and new activity, in addition to developing and supporting existing programmes.

    Application Process

    You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

    The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 14 June 2024.

    Interviews will take place during week commencing 8 July 2024 and will be face to face.

    Contact Person : Max Evans Vacancy ID : 173268 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 14-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 32332 - 38205

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