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Oxford University Gazette, 24 February 2005: Appointments


Appointment of Development Assistant

Mansfield College wishes to appoint a Development Assistant to work alongside the Development Director and Development Officer in the college's Development Office.

The Development Assistant will provide support for the Director in the implementation of the college's fund-raising and alumni relations programme. This will include maintaining contact and donation information and acting as the first point of contact for alumni and friends of the college by mail, telephone and e-mail. The Development Assistant will also be required to provide occasional support for the Development Officer with events and publications.

Excellent organisational and administrative, communication, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work to deadlines, are essential, as is some experience of using databases. The ability to work as part of a team and an enthusiasm for what Mansfield is aiming to achieve is also important.

The position is part-time, eighteen hours per week, preferably to be worked over three days. Some flexibility over working arrangements is available.

The salary offered for this position shall be on the University's clerical scale, grade 3 (£13,953--£16,071, pro rata).

The closing date for applications is Monday, 28 February. Interviews will take place on Friday, 4 March.

Further information may be obtained from Andy Wood, Development Director, Mansfield College, Oxford OX1 3TF (telephone: Oxford (2)70968, e-mail:, Web site: