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Christ Church, Oxford


Christ Church seeks to appoint a Treasurer who will take the lead in the continued development of the College's financial strategy and the management and care of its assets to serve its primary purpose of education and research. A member of the Governing Body, the Treasurer will have a key role to play at a time of considerable change in the overall funding structure of Oxbridge colleges and higher education generally. The appointment is from 1 January 1999.

The successful applicant will be responsible to the Governing Body for the efficient management of stock exchange investments, the College's agricultural and commercial property, and other assets. As a key member of College committees, he or she will provide financial input to strategic and operational discussions. The Treasurer leads and manages an office staff of nine and a maintenance team of twenty-two, and has overall responsibility for the repair and maintenance of the College and Cathedral buildings, gardens, Christ Church Meadow, and other properties. High-level abilities in financial management, strong budgeting, forecasting and planning skills, adaptability, diplomacy and sound judgment, and the ability to operate effectively in a collegiate, or University committee environment, are all important.

Replies, with full details, should be sent in writing to the Dean's Secretary, Christ Church, Oxford, OX1 1DP, fax 01865 276238.

Christ Church is an equal opportunities employer.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 13 May 1998
Copyright © 1998 The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.