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Green Templeton College | Oxford

Bursar

The new Bursar will have responsibility for the operations and infrastructure of the College. He or she will have an enthusiastic team to support these roles and will have considerable opportunity to influence the College’s future. There are major plans to improve the quantity and quality of student accommodation and the Bursar will have an appetite for managing such developments. The role of the Bursar is central to the life and effective functioning of the College.

The Bursar is a Governing Body Fellow of the College, and in this capacity is a Trustee of the College. S/he is Chief Financial Officer to the Governing Body, and reports to the Principal, who has overall responsibility for the affairs of the College. Together with the Principal and the College Officers the Bursar helps to establish the culture of the College through fostering good relations within the College, liaising with the Fellows, other senior members, and the students. The main administrative sections of the College report to the Bursar. Close co-ordination is essential between the Principal and the Bursar to ensure that the College runs as a cohesive unit.

The ideal candidate will bring the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Managing a team with a track record of achievement at a senior level;
  • Strategic thinking and planning with proven financial capability;
  • Ability to motivate and lead a team and to respond to events and issues in an open and collaborative way;
  • Ability to manage change, including technological change;
  • High levels of integrity, motivation, commitment and flexibility;
  • Commitment to Higher Education and an understanding of the issues facing the College, the University, and the sector;
  • Relevant professional qualifications;
  • Graduate or equivalent;
  • Willingness to work non-standard hours including some weekends and evenings.

This is a full-time and permanent position.

The salary will be in the range £70,000-80,000 depending upon experience. The post is pensionable and the post holder eligible for membership of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).

Green Templeton College has engaged Wild Search to advise on this appointment. To request further information and details on how to apply in confidence please email bursar@wildsearch.org or call Poppy on 0207 233 2230.

Interviews at Green Templeton College. Deadline for application is 12 noon on Monday 13 March 2017.

Director of External Affairs

The main purpose of this post is to generate significant external funding in order to effect radical improvements to the College’s existing facilities and to extend its capabilities. Key tasks will include developing and nurturing external relationships with a view to promoting the College to potential donors.

Reporting to – and working closely with - the Principal, and the Manager of Communications & College Life, the Director will be a member of the Principal’s Executive team to raise the profile of the College with alumni, friends and the wider public. The appointed candidate will have a wide-ranging role and responsibilities, encompassing: spearheading the College’s fund-raising activities; supporting the College’s Governing Body in the development and implementation of plans for raising funds; leading on all matters relating to the College’s external affairs and developing relationships to deliver the College’s ambitions.

Candidates will need to demonstrate:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with proven success in influencing and negotiating at all levels;
  • An outgoing personality who enjoys meeting a variety of people some at very senior levels;
  • A high level of self-motivation and ability to exercise professional judgement;
  • An honours degree or equivalent qualification/experience and a public relations or development qualification;
  • A good understanding of issues relevant to higher education, healthcare and/or business management;

Demonstrable experience in any of the following areas:

  • Organising fund raising campaigns;
  • Personally raising funds;
  • Organizing Boards of Regents or similar;
  • Developing and delivering marketing and communications strategies;
  • Responsibility for public or customer relations;
  • Delivering complex and high impact projects within budget and time constraints;
  • Managing relations with high worth individuals or foundations;
  • Securing buy-in and commitment from a range of partners;
  • Working in higher education or for a non-profit organization.

This is a full-time and permanent position.

The salary offered will be in the range £60,000 - £70,000 depending on experience. The post is pensionable and the post holder eligible for membership of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).

Green Templeton College has engaged Wild Search to advise on this appointment. To request further information and details on how to apply in confidence please email doea@wildsearch.org or call Poppy on 0207 233 2230.

Interviews at Green Templeton College. Deadline for application is 12 noon on Monday 13 March 2017.

Manager of Communications & College Life

The focus of this post is to cultivate and strengthen relationships across the College community of fellows, staff and students through effective, high-quality communications through a variety of channels. The postholder will be a member of the Principal’s Executive team, reporting directly to the Principal and working closely with the Director of External Affairs to raise the profile of Green Templeton with alumni, friends and the wider public. The postholder will:

• Lead on all matters relating to the College’s overall communications activities;
• Ensure that all communications accurately reflect the College’s priorities and image, and that they are of high quality, coordinated and appropriately supported;
• Engage and enthuse all members of the College community to contribute to its wellbeing and advancement.

Person Specification

The College is committed to equality and diversity, in both law and spirit and the diversity of the community of students and staff is one of the College’s greatest assets. The College’s core values include equality of opportunity, non-discrimination and the inclusion of all, regardless of gender, sexual identity, race ethnicity or class. It is important that the appointed candidate holds the same outward-looking, future-focused attitude as the College whilst understanding the importance of the traditional Oxford setting.

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills, particularly in producing copy for a range of audiences and purposes;
• Proven ability to influence and negotiate at all levels and success in achieving significant outcomes;
• Sound practical knowledge of other IT applications including desktop publishing and web publishing tools;
• Considerable practical experience in the use of social networking facilities for communications;
• Flexibility, self-motivation and a positive approach to change and new challenges;
• Maintaining the highest levels of accuracy particularly when working under pressure.
• An honours degree or equivalent qualification/experience;
• A good understanding of issues relevant to higher education, healthcare and/or business management.

This is a full-time and permanent position.

The salary offered will be in the range of £39,324 -£46,924 depending on experience. The post is pensionable and the post holder eligible for membership of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).

Green Templeton College has engaged Wild Search to advise on this appointment. To request further information and details on how to apply in confidence please email mccl@wildsearch.org or call Poppy on 0207 233 2230.

Interviews at Green Templeton College. Deadline for application is 12 noon on Monday 13 March 2017.

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