Research and Administration Coordinator

University of Oxford

The Department of Social Policy and Intervention is seeking a Research & Administration Coordinator to work with a research group led by Professor Lucie Cluver (Accelerate Team) and Dr Jamie Lachman (Global Parenting Initiative). The Accelerate Team and the Global Parenting Initiative (GPI) work in tandem to support the well-being of children, adolescents, and families in resource-limited settings. Together, these initiatives focus on evidenced-based support within education, poverty reduction, gender-sensitive programming, health, and violence prevention (Accelerate Team), and the promotion of interventions that promote playful parenting and learning through play and prevent sexual, physical, and emotional violence against children globally (GPI). 

The Research & Administration Coordinator will be a key member of the operational support team, providing a high standard of administrative support, focused on improving workflows and operational processes, incorporating feedback from partners to support the efficiency of resource dissemination and stakeholder management. A significant part of the role will include supporting partners with their project needs and coordinating microgrant applications. The postholder will need to have prior experience using Trello and Agile Scrum Methodology and familiarity with implementation of fieldwork in crisis contexts.

This is a Part Time (20 hour per week) fixed-term post until 31st March 2024 with possibility of extension (subject to funding).

Further information, including how to apply, is available in the attached job description.  

Only online applications received by 12.00 noon on Monday 19th June, 2023 will be considered. 

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 29th June 2023.

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