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Current Vacancies

Senior Tutor

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Tutor at St Hugh’s College. This is a full-time administrative role, with an initial period of appointment for five years (the first of which is probationary). The role combines four different functions that were previously performed by Tutorial Fellows in conjunction with their academic duties. These functions are the Senior Tutorship, Tutor for Undergraduates, Tutor for Graduates and Admissions Tutor. 

The post was created to safeguard the teaching and research time of Tutorial Fellows and to reinforce the effectiveness of the academic governance of the College. The Senior Tutor will be a Fellow and member of the Governing Body and will work closely with the Principal, the Bursar and the Tutorial Fellows. The Senior Tutor will report to the Principal and the Governing Body. Further particulars of the post are available here.

Candidates should send a curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three referees and a letter of application explaining how their previous experience, qualifications and skills fit them for this position.

Applications should be submitted by midday on Monday, 19th January 2015 to:

The Bursar
St Hugh’s College
St Margaret’s Road

Or by email to:

Candidates are asked to ensure that their referees write to the Principal by the same date.

Interviews for short-listed candidates are provisionally planned for early February 2015.  


Applications are invited for the post of Career Development Fellow in Philosophy at St Hugh’s College, tenable from 1st October 2015.  This is a fixed-term, 3-year position intended for an individual who has recently completed a doctorate and wishes to embark on an academic career. It is open to those working in any area of Philosophy.

The successful candidate will be expected to use the period of the Fellowship to begin building an international research profile. The postholder will also be required to offer teaching for up to four hours per week during term. Career Development Fellows at St Hugh’s College are encouraged to take a full part in the intellectual life of the College.

Further details are available here. The closing date for applications is Monday 9th February 2015.

Senior Accountant
£46,663 - £54,015 pa

The College wishes to appoint a Senior Accountant who can play an active role in leading the work of the Finance Office, including preparation of the annual statutory accounts, and in the development and implementation of longer-term strategic and financial plans.  Essential to success in the role is the ability to work with a wide range of people with sensitivity and integrity and to demonstrate a collaborative approach in developing the future of St Hugh’s College.   Reporting directly to the Bursar, the Senior Accountant is very much a ‘hands on’ role, central to the good running of the College and its future success.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (ICAEW or ACCA) with at least 5 years post qualification experience, or equivalent, with experience of preparing accounts under Charities SORP.

St Hugh’s is an equal opportunities employer, and would be open to proposals for flexible working arrangements in this role.

Further information, including how to apply, is available here or from the HR Manager, St Hugh’s College, St Margaret’s Road, Oxford OX2 6LE (  The closing date for applications is 5.00 pm on Monday 5 January 2015. 

Regular Giving and Trusts Manager
£24,024 - £27,807 pa

Fundraising Manager
£24,024 - £27,807 pa

St Hugh’s College is seeking to recruit a Regular Giving and Trusts Manager and a Fundraising Manager to work alongside the current team in the College’s Development Office.  Both roles will involve undertaking specific appeals by agreed deadlines and achieving various revenue and participation targets. 

The College has completed its most successful fundraising campaign to date culminating in bringing in £20M for the building of the Dickson Poon University of Oxford China Centre which was opened by HRH The Duke of Cambridge in September 2014. With this success behind us, the College now wants to embark on a new campaign seeking funds for academic positions, scholarships, and bursaries as well as renovating our whole estate.  The Regular Giving and Trusts Manager has, over a number of years, developed and nurtured a mature regular giving programme, but the Fundraising Manager is a new post to increase support with a particular emphasis on academic posts.

Further particulars for the Regular Giving and Trusts Manager can be found here and for the Fundraising Manager here.  Applications by CV with covering letter which must explain why you believe you have the necessary skills and enthusiasm to undertake the role, which may be emailed to the HR Manager ( or posted to the HR Manager, St Hugh’s College, Oxford OX2 6LE by the closing date of midday on Wednesday 7 January 2015.  Interviews will take place on Wednesday 14 January.

Scout (Cleaner)
30 hours per week
£7.85 per hour

The College is seeking to recruit an additional Scout to join its current Housekeeping team.  30 hours per week, which may include weekend work.

The successful candidate must have good communication skills and take pride in his/her work to ensure the highest levels of housekeeping services to all College accommodation.

Further details are available here.  Applications by application form should be submitted by 5.00 pm on Monday 5 January 2015, to the HR Manager at St Hugh’s College, St Margaret’s Road, Oxford OX2 6LE, (01865) 274914 or

£19,385 - £22,795 pa

£19,385 - £22,795 pa

We are seeking to appoint a Carpenter and a Plumber to join the College’s small and friendly Estates Department. Both roles are very varied and will include all types of general maintenance so candidates should therefore be suitably qualified and experienced in their own trade and competent in a range of other disciplines.

Applications by application form and covering letter only to the HR Manager, St Hugh’s College, St Margaret’s Road, Oxford OX2 6LE, by midday on 8 January 2015. Interviews are likely to take place during the week commencing 12 January 2015.

Further details are available in the following job descriptions: Carpenter and Plumber. Please complete the relevant application form for the Carpenter and Plumber posts.

If you have any questions regarding these roles please contact the Estates Administrator on 01865 613882.


The College is seeking to recruit a number of additional
Part time Servery/Waiting Assistants

The College’s conference and catering business is expanding and we therefore wish to increase the number of casual servery/waiting assistants to help out on an ad hoc basis. Varying shifts, to include weekends and evenings.  You will be well spoken and have an immaculate presentation, being able to offer a top quality service at all times, with a smile.

Please complete the application form and send this to Andrew Sheridan, Catering Manager, St Hugh’s College, Oxford OX2 6LE or email to  Successful candidates only will be contacted. 

St Hugh’s College, Oxford is an equal opportunities employer.

 A copy of the equal opportunities form can be found here.