Work for Us - Employment Opportunities

St Hugh’s College is a warm and welcoming community, and a lively and interesting place to work. We offer competitive rates of pay, and excellent terms and conditions, including free lunch and parking for most employees. Academic and non-academic posts are advertised below.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from candidates seeking job share or flexible working positions.


Current Vacancies

Academic Positions

 We currently have no vacancies.

Non-Academic Positions


Applications are invited for this important and very senior role. The successful candidate will be joining St Hugh’s at an exciting time. One of the University’s largest colleges, we play a pivotal role at Oxford. As we seek a new Bursar, we are about to refresh our strategy; we are working on some ambitious capital projects; and we have a full programme of academic activity to manage.

St Hugh’s prides itself on our cutting-edge research, our welcoming and familial environment, and our academic endeavour. We’re home to more than 1000 students, with a rich history, and a bright future. The College is seeking to appoint a new Bursar – in essence a Chief Operating Officer – with the imagination and vision to help us thrive.

Please take some time to read this candidate brief, and understand a little more about our wonderful College. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you, to discuss your application further.

Details of how to apply are included in the candidate brief.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 4th June 2021.

Deputy Development Director

St Hugh’s has an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to join their Development team in the role of Deputy Development Director.

If you have excellent communication skills, work well under pressure, have first class organisational skills and attention to detail, then this role could be for you.

The role of the Deputy Director will work closely with the Director of Development to increase giving at all levels with a particular focus on major donors, to cultivate and solicit a portfolio of donor prospects, to further develop the strategy for and implementation of our legacy programme and to support work on trusts and foundation applications. The Deputy Director will play an important part in ensuring that the Development Office works effectively to support the mission, aims and objectives of the College.

The Development Team’s main objectives are to raise funds for the College from a variety of sources and support alumni relations.  Therefore, this role would suit someone with significant fundraising experience (ideally in a Higher Education context).  Experience of face to face fundraising and of the Collegiate University are particularly desirable.

Further particulars and details of how to apply can be found here: Further Particulars

Application Form
Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 9 June 2021.

Interviews are scheduled to be held virtually 22/23rd June 2021 (provisional).

If you have any queries, please email or telephone HR on (01865) 274914.

St Hugh’s is a self-governing College of the University of Oxford and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.