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Outreach Officer

£29,698.50 to £32,740.50 per annum

37.5 hours per week

St Hugh’s College is seeking to appoint a full-time Outreach Officer to join the College Office team. This is a new role that has been created to support the Outreach and Partnerships Manager in delivering the College’s expanding programme of work to encourage undergraduate applications to Oxford from as wide a range of backgrounds as possible.

This post offers a good opportunity for someone with excellent organisational, IT and inter-personal skills, and an enthusiasm for the aims of higher education and working with young people, to have a significant role in the recruitment of undergraduate students to Oxford University.

The post is available from February 2024 and a mutually convenient start date will be agreed with the successful applicant. The post involves travel (for which expenses will be paid), but when in Oxford, the Outreach Officer’s hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week (generally Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm), with a 30-minute unpaid break for lunch. At certain times of year, the post will require longer working hours, which will be acknowledged with time off in lieu.

The Outreach Officer will support and deliver St Hugh’s outreach work with schools and Sixth Form or Further Education colleges. The successful applicant will report to the Outreach and Partnerships Manager and have particular responsibility for co-ordinating visits to and from St Hugh’s for schools, colleges, and individual prospective applicants. They will also be responsible for the delivery of longer-term programmes and projects. The Outreach Officer will be based in the College Office, and will be expected to make visits to schools, colleges, and higher education events throughout the year.

Please see the job description for more details on the post.

As a member of the College, staff have access to the following benefits:

  • Enrolment into the Oxford Staff Pension Scheme (OSPS)
  • 30 days of annual leave and 8 public holidays per year for full time equivalent staff (8 days of annual leave is reserved to cover the Christmas break when the College is closed)
  • Provision of meals free of charge while on duty when the kitchens are open and tea and coffee
  • Health & Wellbeing initiatives, including access to an EAP, free annual flu jab, and free eye tests for all staff
  • A discounted travel scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme/Bike Loan
  • Access to University Staff Benefits

To apply, please complete the application form below together with the equal opportunities monitoring form and return it to

Your application will be judged solely on the basis of how you demonstrate that you meet the selection criteria stated in the job description.

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

St Hugh’s is a self-governing College of Oxford University and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  Please let us know if you believe there are any reasonable adjustments we should be making to assist you with your application.

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Monday 29 January 2024

Please direct any queries to