Student Fees and Funding Officer

University of Oxford
April 29, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332-£38,205
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Student Fees and Funding Officer

Student Fees and Funding, 4 Worcester Street, Oxford

Job Title: Student Fees and Funding Officer

Department/Division/Faculty: Student Fees and Funding, AAD

Grade: G6 £32,332-£38,205 per annum

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.


The Student Fees and Funding team aims to provide an excellent service to some of the University's 25,000 students, through the provision of funding opportunities and management of fees data. Funding opportunities include scholarship, bursary and loan programmes, international schemes and central financial assistance.

The Student Fees and Funding Officer will manage the administration of a number of on-course funding schemes including Oxford's bursary package and UK postgraduate loans, as well as supporting the coordination and assessment of financial assistance schemes, related student casework and information provision.

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

The Student Fees and Funding Officer will be responsible for managing the administration of Oxford's bursary package, ensuring eligibility of students and approval of awards through the online portal provided by the Student Loans Company (SLC) and Oxford's internal database. They will also manage the administration of UK postgraduate masters and doctoral loans and undergraduate top-up bursaries and prizes.

They will support the Student Funding Manager with the coordination and assessment of financial assistance schemes for all on-course students, working with the Student Funding Administrators to carry out assessments of students' income and expenditure in line with University guidance, supporting the approval of assessments where required.

The post holder will maintain and update information on Oxford's financial support schemes in the team's web material and publications, undertaking casework where needed and providing targeted guidance to individual students, and will also help coordinate financial support data used for statutory returns.

About You

Possessing excellent administrative and organisational capabilities, you should also be an effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrable commitment to working as part of a team. Strong IT skills and a good standard of numeracy are essential, as is the ability to empathise with students requiring assistance. You will have a genuine interest in student funding issues in UK higher education.

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 12noon on 29 April.

Interviews will take place during week commencing 13 May 2024 and will be held in person.

Contact Person : Gabriel Rooma Vacancy ID : 171990 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 29-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 32332 - 38205

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