The Diocese of Oxford: Diocesan Advisory Committee Chair

The Oxford Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Care of Churches (DAC) is seeking a new Chair.

About the diocese
The Diocese of Oxford contains a varied estate of 815 church buildings, many of which are Grades I and II* Listed and of national historic and architectural significance, across both rural and urban congregations. The DAC is responsible for considering all applications for repairs, re-orderings or new works within churches of the diocese and is committed to enabling mission and outreach, whilst preserving the historic significance of these sacred places.

About the DAC
The Church Buildings Team, which supports the DAC and the Chair, are a highly skilled team of building conservation specialists with extensive and broad experience of the heritage and ecclesiastical sectors. This means that a considerable amount of work is delegated to the staff team and the Archdeacons, lightening the case load of the Committee itself.

It will be expected that the new chairperson will work very much in sympathy with the Church of England and the current strategy of the diocese expressed through its common vision.

Further details and APPLY

Read more about the DAC | Read the role description

If you are interested in applying for this voluntary role, please send a short statement summarising why you would like to take up the opportunity and your vision for the role to by 9 September 2022.

Interviews will take place on the afternoon of 10 October and the morning of 13 October.

It is also possible for you to attend a meeting as an observer should you wish to gain more understanding of the work of the DAC.

Please do contact Liz Kitch, Senior Church Buildings Officer, if you would like further information.

Closing date: 9 September 2022

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