MPhil/MSc Coordinator (142034)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated coordinator to join our busy Courses Team to provide administrative support for our MPhil and MSc programmes at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford.

The MPhil/MSc Coordinator is responsible for coordinating arrangements for postgraduate taught programmes in Politics and International Relations. The postholder will look after two MPhils (MPhil in International Relations and MPhil in Political Theory) and one MSc programme (MSc in Political Theory Research) and expected to work flexibly and collaboratively with a second MPhil/MSc Coordinator (who provides equivalent support to our other taught postgraduate programmes) to ensure effective support across the whole portfolio. This post will have particular responsibility for planning and improving administrative procedures for the admission of taught postgraduates. The postholder will also work closely with the Academic Administrator, Course Directors, the Directors of Research Training, the Chair of Examiners and other ‘Academic Officers’.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 2 September 2019, with interviews scheduled for Monday, 16th September 2019.

You should hold a good general education to A-level standard or equivalent, with experience of complex administration, including developing and improving processes and advanced IT skills. A proven ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment, including time management and the prioritisation of a range of tasks and a keen eye for detail, are essential for this post as well as an excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to relate well to students and academic staff. The postholder will have a flexible attitude along with the ability to be a good team player and to work independently when required. Experience of working in a higher education institution is desirable.

The role provides an excellent opportunity to develop a career in courses administration within a widely renowned academic Department.

This is a full-time, permanent appointment and available immediately.

You will be required to upload a supporting statement and a CV as part of your online application.

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