Scholar Services Administrator£25,000 - £28,000PermanentLocation: Rhodes House, Oxford
This is a key role within the Scholar Affairs Team at Rhodes House. The Registrar & Director of Scholars Affairs is responsible for the academic administration of the Rhodes Scholarship, working closely with over 250 Rhodes Scholars pursuing graduate study at the University and c100 Scholars-elect applying for graduate study at Rhodes House. The Scholar Services Administrator will take pride in ensuring that the work of the Registrar and the administrative processes for which they are responsible run smoothly.
The Rhodes Trust is an educational charity which offers Rhodes Scholarships to exceptional students from around the world to come and study at the University of Oxford. Our mission is to build a better world through global fellowship programmes that develop and connect compassionate, innovative, and public-spirited people committed to solving humanity s challenges.
?In recent years, we have also partnered with several other remarkable organisations to create the Mandela Rhodes Foundation, the Atlantic Institute, the Schmidt Science Fellows, and our most recent initiative called RISE.
About the role
The Scholar Services Administrator role is permanent and full-time. The successful candidate must be a team player, flexible and willing on occasion to work outside regular hours. We would ideally like the successful candidate to start early September.
The role will be responsible for;
- A range of routine but critically important tasks, including shared responsibility for record-keeping for Scholars in Residence and archiving records for Scholars going down in accordance with established GDPR process
- Tracking termly supervision reports, flagging concerns for the Registrar s attention
- Ensuring that Scholars in residence meet with the Warden individually each academic year, together with associated follow up administration
- Administration of ad hoc events and opportunities, e.g. scheduling and facilitating mentoring meetings, circulating invitations and managing responses?
The ideal candidate for this role should have experience of, and enjoy working in, a busy and fast-paced environment. You should be a team player and flexible. You must have the ability to work on a multiplicity of tasks independently and, at the same time, to organise and prioritise own work - or to ask for help in doing so - including coping with unpredictable volumes of work and busy periods.
Benefits of working at the Trust
- 30 days annual leave (pro rata) plus 8 bank holidays.
- Competitive pension scheme.
- Private Health Insurance following successful probation.
Additional benefits, such as Oxford University Club membership, free access to the University's gardens, parks, libraries & museums, and University staff discounts in shops across Oxford.
How to apply
For further details such as the job and person specification, please click Apply which will take you to the application form. Please complete the form with your details and attach your CV and covering letter.Please note, this advert will close on Wed 3rd August 2022. However, if we receive a high volume of suitable applications, we may close the advertisement early.
Due to the current restrictions, initial interviews will likely be held via Zoom.
If you have any issues with submitting your application, please email the Recruitment team.The Rhodes Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We warmly welcome applications from talented people of diverse backgrounds and appoint without regard to age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, parental status, marital or civil partner status, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, nationality, religion or belief.