Vacancies

In addition to academic and administrative staff, Merton College employs specialists in a wide variety of fields, including conference organisation, housekeeping, catering, landscaping and maintenance.

For general enquiries please contact the HR Team at vacancies@merton.ox.ac.uk

College Chaplain

Salary: £61,198-£70,918 p.a. plus allowances.

Contract: Permanent, Full-time

Benefits: Accommodation, free meals, medical insurance, research expenses and other benefits.

Merton College is seeking to appoint an experienced priest to the post of Chaplain. One of the College’s objects is to maintain the College Chapel as a place of public worship pursuing the highest standards of liturgical, homiletical, and musical excellence. The Chapel dates back to the end of the 13th century and stands at the heart of the College as a witness to Christian worship over almost 750 years. Today the Chapel is home to a lively and diverse Christian community which continues this faithful offering of worship with daily services during term time. 

The main duties of the post are to oversee a programme of divine worship and regularly conduct services in the College Chapel, oversee the provision of music in the Chapel, support the College’s livings and make a significant pastoral contribution within the College community. The successful applicant will lead and manage the Chapel team and manage the Chapel budget. They will support alumni relations, make an active intellectual or academic contribution to the College and contribute to the Diocese of Oxford, and the national life of the Church of England.

The successful applicant will be an ordained priest of the Church of England or of a Church in full communion with the Church of England and will have a strong track record in the Anglican choral tradition, excellent leadership skills demonstrating a collaborative and collegial approach and experience in building external links with other faiths and communities. The postholder will also need to demonstrate the willingness to undertake the wider duties and obligations of a Fellow of the College.

The duties and skills required are described in more detail in the further particulars which also contain details on eligibility criteria. Applications can be made through the online form

The closing date for applications is 12 Noon on Monday 5 August 2024

Merton College is an equal opportunities employer.

Alumni Events Executive

Contract Type:             Permanent,

Hours:                          Full-time (35 hours per week) or part time (28 hours per week) considered

Salary:                         Full time salary £25,000-£27,000 depending on skills and experience

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic individual with great communication skills to join our Development team. 

The Alumni Events Executive is a new role which is designed to assist with the delivery of a busy national and international events programme. The College seeks a personable and well organised individual with a keen eye for detail and an interest in working with a broad range of stakeholders across the College (Fellows, staff and students) and the wider alumni body of some 7000 individuals.

The duties and skills/attributes required for this role are described in more detail in the Further Particulars.  These are available at: www.merton.ox.ac.uk/vacancies

Merton College offers excellent benefits including membership of the University of Oxford Staff Pension Scheme, private medical cover, free car parking and a full-time post holder will be entitled to 30 days holiday per year plus bank holidays.

Those wishing to apply for this post should complete the application form and upload a covering letter and CV (as a single pdf document).

For an informal discussion about the role prior to application please contact: vacancies@merton.ox.ac.uk.

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday, 1st July 2024

Merton College is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Cleaner (Casual)

Job Title:                         Cleaner

Location:                         Merton College                      

Department:                   Housekeeping

Contract type:                Casual, Fixed term from 17 June to 6 October 2024

Salary:                            £12.49 per hour

Hours:                             Variable hours available (between 25-35 hours per week)

Responsible to:              Housekeeping Operations & Accommodation Manager and Housekeeping Supervisors

The Housekeeping team are looking to recruit casual cleaners who enjoys tasks such as cleaning bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens, windows, communal areas - which are situated on various ‘staircases’ within the College sites.

Several positions are available for a fixed term period to support the busy summer conference period.

The duties and skills/attributes required for this role are described in more detail in the Further Particulars.

Those wishing to apply for this post should complete the online application form and upload a covering letter and CV.

The position may be discussed further with the Housekeeping Operations & Accommodation Manager by e-mailing: housekeeping.department@merton.ox.ac.uk

The closing date: The vacancy will only remain open until suitable candidates are appointed.

Merton College is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Cleaner

Job Title:                         Cleaner

Location:                         Merton College                      

Department:                   Housekeeping

Contract type:                Fixed term 12 months (depending on start date); part time

Salary:                            £19,484.40 per annum (£25,979.20 FTE per annum)

Hours:                             30 hours per week

Responsible to:              Housekeeping Operations & Accommodation Manager and Housekeeping Supervisors

The Housekeeping team are looking to recruit a cleaner who enjoys tasks such as cleaning bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens, windows, communal areas - which are situated on various ‘staircases’ within the College sites.

The duties and skills/attributes required for this role are described in more detail in the Further Particulars.

Benefits include: 38 days holiday including Bank Holidays, OSPS pension scheme, use of the College fitness room, Cycle to Work Scheme, onsite parking, private medical insurance.

Those wishing to apply for this post should complete the online application form and upload a covering letter and CV.

The position may be discussed further with the Housekeeping Operations & Accommodation Manager by e-mailing: housekeeping.department@merton.ox.ac.uk

The closing date: The vacancy will only remain open until a suitable candidate is appointed.

Merton College is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Merton College is an equal opportunities employer

Oxford Living Wage