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The Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science is looking for a new Personal and Administrative Assistant.

Grade 5: £26,341 - £31,406 per annum, with a discretionary range up to £34,304 per annum

For the full range of responsibilities and selection criteria, and to apply, please view the job description on the University of Oxford jobs website.


LCDS is a multi-departmental research centre, funded by the Leverhulme Trust and Nuffield College. Launched in October 2019 for an initial period of 10 years, the Centre is highly interdisciplinary, with the aim to disrupt and realign conventional thinking and infuse science into demography. For more information, please refer to www.demographicscience.ox.ac.uk. You will take responsibility for managing the diary of the Director, Centre Manager and Senior LCDS staff, arranging meetings and facilitating complex travel arrangements both within the UK and internationally. You will also act as the first point of contact for the Centre, dealing effectively with email, telephone and other correspondence, diverting to the appropriate member of staff as needed. You will maintain and improve record keeping and filing systems, and develop successful working relationships with academic and support staff colleagues across the Centre, Department of Sociology, and the wider University and affiliated departments. The successful postholder should have experience with diary management and drafting professional correspondence; they should also have excellent IT skills including use of Microsoft Office software, experience of working on confidential matters, and the ability to prioritise a varied and busy workload.

The post is full-time for 3 years in the first instance, with possible extension depending on the future requirements of the Centre.

LCDS is located at 42-43 Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1JD Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. The Leverhulme Centre is committed to equality and valuing diversity and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.


You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.


The closing date for applications is 12:00 midday on Thursday 5 May 2022.

Interviews are expected to be held on Tuesday 17 May 2022.

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