Lodge Manager

Application Deadline: 12 noon on Monday 25 February 2019

£28,960 - £36,032 per annum

Nuffield College is a graduate college of the University of Oxford, specialising in the Social Sciences, particularly Economics, Politics, and Sociology. The College is seeking to appoint a Lodge Manager who can lead and further develop the College’s Lodge and associated reception functions, ensuring that it provides at all times a friendly, professional, and welcoming service.

The successful candidate must have relevant professional experience, including management experience, excellent communication skills, a professional and proactive attitude, strong IT skills, and a commitment to improving services. Experience of managing or supporting events and of working in a College environment would be an advantage. The Lodge Manager will report to the Bursar, and be expected to work closely with the heads of other departments within College, including in particular the Catering and Conference Manager, the Site Manager, the Housekeeper, and the Director of Development and Alumni Relations.

Our benefits package includes 41 days annual leave inclusive of public holidays and closed periods at Christmas and Easter, free meals whilst on duty, a discounted travel to work scheme and contributory pension scheme.

We ask applicants to apply online through the Interfolio web recruitment service. Full details including selection criteria can be found in the Job Description.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply for this post' link below. This will take you to the Interfolio Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register for an account (if you have not done so previously) and log in before completing an online application.

For the online application you will be asked to complete an application form and a recruitment monitoring form, and to upload the following documents:

  • a covering letter which describes the ways in which you meet the selection criteria for the post, as set out in the job description;
  • a curriculum vitae (CV), which should include the names and postal and email addresses of two referees. We will assume that we may approach your referees at any stage unless you tell us otherwise, so please state clearly if you wish to be contacted before a referee is approached.


If you have any technical difficulties submitting your online application, please contact Interfolio at help@interfolio.com. For other queries, please contact the HR Department, human.resources@nuffield.ox.ac.uk.

If, for your convenience, you wish to submit a hard-copy application, please contact the Nuffield College HR Department at human.resources@nuffield.ox.ac.uk. Interfolio is a US-based service which processes data on servers based outside the EEA, but which complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework (see www.interfolio.com/privacy-policy/). Information submitted via hard-copy is not processed through Interfolio.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 25 February 2019.  Interviews are likely to take place in the week beginning 4 March 2019.  

Nuffield College exists to promote excellence in education and research, and is an equal opportunities employer committed to equality and valuing diversity.  Applications are particularly welcome from women, from disabled people, and from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in posts in the College.