Lodge Receptionist - Day Shift

Wadham College, one of the largest Oxford colleges, is looking for a permanent, full time Lodge Receptionist to join the team.

The Lodge is not only front of house, but in many ways, it is the hub of the College, and the role of a Lodge Receptionist is vital to the efficient running of the College. Our Lodge Receptionists are expected to be knowledgeable about College life and rules and to be polite and helpful when dealing with both members of the public, and the wider college community.

Salary: Grade 3 on the University salary Scale: £25,768 pa - £27,880 per annum

There is no closing date for applications and the advert will remain open until both roles are filled. The College reserves the right to take down the vacancy with no notice should sufficient applications be received and/or the posts are filled.


The post-holder will need to have customer service experience, excellent communication skills, good administrative skills and be able to use their own initiative and deal effectively with any issues that may arise. Experience of working in an Oxford College is not essential and training will be provided in the role.

The working hours are full time: 2080 hours per annum as per roster

(approx. 40 hours per week, averaged over 6 weeks).

Hours for day receptionists fall between 7am-9pm.

College benefits include excellent pension scheme, university discounts, access to leisure services, development and training opportunities, bus pass scheme, cycle to work scheme and health and schemes.

To apply and obtain an application form, please contact the HR Department on: vacancies@wadham.ox.ac.uk / 01865 277900 or visit our job page at: www.wadham.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs

Wadham College is an equal opportunity and Living Wage employer

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