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These are job opportunities which have been posted in the last 7 days.

Current Vacancies (External)

ACADEMIC 

Lecturer in Criminology - Faculty of Social Sciences (Department of Social Policy & Criminology)

Based in Milton Keynes, Temporary 24 month contract

31,342 - 37,394

circulation date : 23/10/2014

closing date : 20/11/2014

You will play a key role in the Department of Social Policy and Criminology, where you will build on your proven experience in teaching and research in critical Criminology, working collaboratively in team contexts, and promoting the values of The Open University.

A vital aspect of the post will be to help develop our curriculum, teaching and research in critical Criminology and make significant contributions to consolidating and extending our successes in this field in the UK and beyond. We have a highly successful and expanding undergraduate teaching programme in Criminology, with ongoing developments also at postgraduate level. We place a strong emphasis on innovative curricula spanning Social Policy and Criminology.

You will have an established research record in critical Criminology, which complements and extends the concerns of the Department and Faculty, and you will be expected to contribute to research, grant-getting, publications and public engagement activities as a member of one or more of the Faculty's research centres.

If you would like to discuss this post, please contact Professor Steve Tombs on +44 (0)1908 655150 or email
steve.tombs@open.ac.uk

Closing date: noon Thursday, 20 November 2014
Interview date: Tuesday, 09 December 2014


email: SocSci-Recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (link above).

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 10632



Lecturer in English Language Teaching (English for Academic Purposes) - Faculty of Education and Language Studies

Based in Milton Keynes

38,511 - 45,954

circulation date : 20/10/2014

closing date : 10/11/2014

As Lecturer in English Language Teaching (ELT) you will join the OpenELT team at a time when we are embarking on a number of new English for Academic Purposes collaborations within several faculty programmes.

You will be joining a small team working on the development and production of distance learning modules, packs and external projects in Academic Literacy, English for Academic and Specific Purposes (EAP and ESP) and English Language Teaching.

You will hold a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant area and have experience in curriculum development, project management and online learning and teaching. You will have research experience in one or more of these areas. You should show an ability to support academic colleagues in other faculties in the development of EAP interventions for learners, and undertake staff development activities for non-specialist staff across the University in the areas of EAP and language support.

Closing date: noon on Monday 10 November 2014

email: FELS-Recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Staffing Team on 01908 332247 or by email (link above).

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please quote reference 10686



ACADEMIC RELATED 

Senior Faculty Manager - Faculty of Arts

Based in Belfast National Centre, 18.5 hours per week available immediately

38,511 - 45,954 pa pro-rata

circulation date : 23/10/2014

closing date : 13/11/2014

You will work with the Arts Staff Tutor carrying out the academic administration relating to the delivery of the Arts Faculty's modules in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and to the support of students studying on these modules. You will also share responsibility for the management of Arts associate lecturer staff across Ireland.

Duties will include: recruitment, staff development and monitoring of part-time associate lecturer staff; liaison with part-time associate lecturer staff; the organisation of tutorials and day schools; responding to queries from staff and students; and the provision of management information and administrative support to the Arts Staff Tutor.

You should be a graduate with significant experience of administration and of teaching in higher or adult education. You should also possess appropriate IT skills.

Closing date: noon on Thursday 13 November 2014
Interview date: Friday 12 December 2014

email: Arts-recruit@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator, Donna Elstob on 01908 653370 or by email (link above).

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 10704



Learning & OD Consultant

Human Resources, Learning & Organisational Development, Based in Milton Keynes

31,342 to 37,394

circulation date : 22/10/2014

closing date : 12/11/2014

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Learning and Organisational Development team, which provides a high quality learning and development service across the University.

As part of the team, you will be responsible for learning and development provision ensuring that needs are accurately diagnosed and addressed in line with unit and wider strategic priorities. You will develop an understanding of the requirements and constraints of our customers and contribute to the design, planning and delivery of development solutions.

You will work collaboratively across the function and with colleagues across HR to support effective relationship building with internal customers and ensure a cohesive and comprehensive development provision. You will proactively seek opportunities to support the wider function and ensure its success.

You will have a broad experience of working to support learning and development provision and have excellent interpersonal, relationship building and communication skills.

Closing date: Noon 12 November 2014.

email: Human-Resources-Opportunities@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator on 01908 652959 or by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.



Please quote reference 10630



Interim Project Managers

Learning and Teaching Solutions (LTS), Based in Milton Keynes

38,511-45,954; Temporary contract until 31 July 2015

circulation date : 22/10/2014

closing date : 12/11/2014

Do you have an excellent track record of managing complex projects and programmes and building successful relationships with clients? Would you enjoy working with fellow Project Managers and Software Developers to develop and deliver tools and services to support teaching and learning within the Open University's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)?

You will manage the development, production and delivery of a portfolio of projects and programmes for the VLE, from early planning through to the finished product. You will work closely with faculty, technical and support staff on specifications, product development, delivery and implementation to quality, time and budget targets.

You will need to have effective project management, scheduling, communication and team leadership skills, a solid background in learning systems development and maintenance, and confidence in working in a fast-paced environment.

Closing date: Midday, 12 November 2014

Interview dates: 26 and 27 November 2014

email: LTS-recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.



Please quote reference 10692



SUPPORT STAFF 

Deanery Assistant - Research and Business (Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology)

Based in Milton Keynes, Fixed term contract to 31 May 2015

21,391 - 24,057

circulation date : 23/10/2014

closing date : 06/11/2014

We are looking for an experienced and confident individual to support senior managers and administrators in the Research and Business Support Team in the Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology.

You should have a good standard of general education, including a GCSE (or equivalent) in English, with previous office experience in a support role, good numeracy skills and good IT experience. You will be able to work independently as well as part of a team; have a customer focussed approach to work and pay attention to detail. You will also possess excellent communications skills, the ability to prioritise workloads and have a positive attitude towards change.

If you enjoy working in a responsible role using your excellent organisational skills to support a diverse range of duties, including events and visits, then this may be the job for you.

Closing date for applications: noon on Thursday 6 November 2014

email: MCT-Staffing@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (link above).

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 10691



Personal Assistant to the Dean - Faculty of Business and Law

Based in Milton Keynes

25,513 - 30,434

circulation date : 23/10/2014

closing date : 06/11/2014

We are seeking an experienced Personal Assistant to support the Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law.
This role forms part of the Dean's office and is crucial in ensuring the daily business of the Dean is handled efficiently, working with other parts of the Faculty and wider University.

Proven communication, administrative and organisational skills are required. You will need to build extensive knowledge of the organisation and understand the aims and objectives of the Faculty. You will handle critical and complex information so discretion and confidentiality are essential, as well as a desire to deliver excellent service. Inter-personal skills with experience of building good working relationships and dealing with people at all levels is required.

Closing date for electronic applications: Midday on 6 November 2014
Interview date: 1st December 2014


email: oubs-recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (link above).

Please note CVs only will not be accepted.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.



Please quote reference 10741



Accounts Payable Supervisor

Finance Division

25,513-30,434; Temporary Contract for 6 Months, Based in Milton Keynes

circulation date : 23/10/2014

closing date : 06/11/2014

We are looking for an experienced Accounts Payable Supervisor to support a busy team during a large change programme. You will be able to demonstrate your recent, relevant accounting experience across a range of duties and roles. You should have experience of using a computerised purchase/sales ledger and posses excellent IT skills. You will be particularly competent in the use of Excel.

In addition to relevant finance related work experience, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will also have Line Management/Supervisory experience. An individual who is flexible and responsive to change, who is self-motivated and customer focussed would be ideally suited to this position.

If you are interested in a new challenge and an opportunity to broaden your skills, this is an excellent opportunity to join a busy and professional team.

Closing date: 6 Nov 2014.

Interviews: Week commencing: 17 November 2014

email: Finance-Recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from Di Cook, the Recruitment Co-ordinator on + 44 (0)1908 652042 or by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 10138