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Scholar Programmes Officer £30,000 to £32,000 pa plus benefits

The Rhodes Trust is a charity organisation with over 115 years’ experience of awarding postgraduate scholarships to exceptionally talented individuals around the world. The Trust, based in Oxford, is currently seeking a full time Scholar Programmes Officer to engage all Rhodes Scholars in residence in all the activities and programmes organised by the Trust in Oxford to encourage and promote support, mentorship and interaction to address some of the world’s most pressing issues. 

 Key duties

  • To plan, design and deliver a world class programme composed of talks, workshops, convenings and social events for Rhodes Scholars in Residence
  • To engage Scholars in Residence and seek their input into and feedback on this programme, ensuring a unique experience in Oxford and at Rhodes House
  • To gather intelligence about speakers coming to Oxford to identify potential programmes at Rhodes House

Please view the job description for further details.

TO APPLY - Please send your curriculum vitae (not longer than 3 pages) plus covering letter (no longer than 2 pages) and the contact details of at least two referees (these will not be contacted without applicant’s permission), to hr.manager@rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk.

DEADLINE – Friday 25 May 2018.

 

Program Manager, Schmidt Science Fellows, in partnership with the Rhodes Trust

The role of Program Manager, reporting to the Executive Director, involves the co-ordination and delivery of all programmatic elements - including events and logistics - as well as customer service support for the Fellows. The role will also encompass a wide range of activities supporting the Fellows and the program.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

The Program Manager will: 

  • Play a key role in the project management of the program, including administering the work-plan and its implementation;
  • Assist in planning and delivering all aspects , including program content and design, of the Global Meeting Series as well as any other events that the Program holds;
  • Act in a hands-on fashion, driving the planning and execution of key program elements such as the Fellows’ nomination and selection process;
  • Prepare and administer the budget, in conjunction with the Executive Director;
  • Under the direction of the Executive Director and in coordination with the Chair of the Academic Board, help to galvanize universities and relevant institutions (including 50+ nominating/placement institutions and 7+ host partners in the initial year), to engage and support the fellowship in building awareness amongst high-potential PhD candidates in STEM disciplines.
  • Travel to the quarterly global meeting series and other stakeholder locations as necessary
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Please view the job description and advert for further details.

How to Apply

TO APPLY - Please send your curriculum vitae (not longer than 3 pages) plus covering letter (no longer than 2 pages) and the contact details of at least two referees (these will not be contacted without applicant’s permission), to hr.manager@rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk.

ENQUIRIES should be sent to Danai Pampiglione, HR Manager who is contactable on Mondays and Wednesdays on +44 (0) 1865 270 952 and at danai.pampiglione@rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk

DEADLINE – Friday 1 June 2018.

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director, Oxford, Schmidt Science Fellows, in partnership with the Rhodes Trust

Key duties

We have created an exciting new role reporting to the Executive Director (ED) of the Schmidt Science Fellowship to working closely with the Chair of the Academic Council and Program staff.

As the Executive Assistant you will interact with individuals up to the highest levels, including:

  • An inspiring and dynamic group of Schmidt Science Fellows
  • A global network including but not limited to: senior staff at universities; selectors drawn from academia and industry; post-doctoral Fellows and candidates.
  • The staff of the Schmidt Futures organisation.

The role combines administrative and analytical responsibilities focusing on the accurate management of external communications, diary and travel and also to provide informed strategic support to the ED and Schmidt Science Fellows Program Team.

Please view the job description for further details.

How to Apply

TO APPLY - Please send your curriculum vitae (not longer than 3 pages) plus covering letter (no longer than 2 pages) and the contact details of at least two referees (these will not be contacted without applicant’s permission), to hr.manager@rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk.

DEADLINE – Friday 1 June 2018.

 

Communications Director, Atlantic Fellows, in partnership with the Rhodes Trust

The Atlantic Institute was established in 2016 with the support of The Atlantic Philanthropies, and in collaboration with the Rhodes Trust, Oxford (UK).


This an excellent time to join the Atlantic’s growing team in the newly created role of Communications Director, where you will:

▪ design and deliver a bespoke communications strategy

▪ work with the Atlantic Fellows programs to build a compelling brand identity and narrative

▪ use a range of media tools to facilitate knowledge sharing across the Atlantic Fellows programs and the alumni community

▪ coordinate news releases and campaigns

▪ facilitate learning and innovation in knowledge sharing and communications across the Atlantic Fellows community.


Please view the job description for further details.


How to Apply - 
TO APPLY - Please send your curriculum vitae (not longer than 3 pages) plus covering letter (no longer than 2 pages) and the contact details of at least two referees (these will not be contacted without applicant’s permission), to hr.manager@rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk.

ENQUIRIES should be sent to Danai Pampiglione, HR Manager who is contactable on Mondays and Wednesdays on +44 (0) 1865 270 952 and at danai.pampiglione@rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk

DEADLINE – Friday 22 June 2018.


Summer Interns 2018

The Rhodes Trust is seeking current Scholars (or those just gone down) who would be interested in work at Rhodes House as Summer Interns for some or all of the period from July until the end of September. 

Scholars who take on internships will be provided with a specific project to complete, working closely with the team at Rhodes House.

This summer, we have the following projects:

  • Collate Going Down bios (Word docs and website), in conjunction with the Registrar team
  • ‘Glimpses of Rhodes’ video – year in review production of short video
  • Rhodes Social Media Ambassador
  • Compilation of the annual Scholar Photo Book
  • Resource Guide sign-posting Scholars wishing to secure 4th year funding
  • Data analysis of our outreach activities
  • And many more!

The positions may require a high degree of confidentiality and respect for the privacy of individuals, however it will not involve access to any Scholar files.

The duration of the internship is flexible between July and the end of September, though ideally for a period of at least 6 weeks, working 20 hours per week, paid at £12.00 per hour.

Please consult your department/supervisor before applying and please note that Scholars on a Tier 4 (Student) visa must comply with the conditions of their visa.

How to Apply
To apply, please email hr.manager@rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk by 12 noon on Friday 1st June 2018. Please provide an up-to-date CV, and write briefly about the contribution you think you could make, and why this opportunity appeals to you.