Diocese of Oxford: Church Buildings Officers

£30,879 pa (pro-rata for part-time role)
Full-time – Permanent (37 hrs pw)
Part-time – 1-year fixed term – maternity cover (21 hrs pw)
Location: Church House Oxford, Langford Locks, Kidlington, Oxford, OX5 1GF

The Oxford Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC) are currently seeking two Church Buildings Officers to help support the long-term sustainable future of the historic church buildings across the diocese and help individual congregations to care for them and adapt them for today’s needs.

Working directly with the Senior Church Buildings Officer, the individuals will be responsible for:

  • managing, processing and assisting with DAC casework (including formal DAC site visits), providing pre-application advice, project management support and managing the consultation processes with amenity societies;
  • making recommendations to the DAC committee as necessary and utilising delegated authority to progress cases outside of the committee structure;
  • supporting the Senior Church Buildings Officer in proactive projects to ensure the long-term sustainability of churches within the Diocese;
  • assisting in providing information, training and guidance for parishes in all aspects of managing their churches.

You will be from an architectural, surveying or conservation officer background with strong knowledge of conservation techniques and philosophy. Ideally, you will have or be willing to work towards IHBC (Institute of Historic Building Conservation) accreditation. A keen eye for detail and the skills to manage stakeholders will be essential.

Closing date: 9:00am Monday 9 March 2020
Interviews: Monday 16 and Thursday 19 March 2020

For an informal discussion about either of the roles, please contact Liz Kitch, Senior Church Buildings Officer on 01865 208229

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To apply, please email your completed application form along with a covering letter and recruitment monitoring form to: recruitment@oxford.anglican.org

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