Lady Margaret Hall, a college in the University of Oxford, has a clear vision of the future and strategy for achieving it. LMH, as it is fondly known, was founded in 1878 with a dual passion for learning and for equality, making it possible for the first time for women to study at Oxford. Today, the College continues to draw inspiration from this great foundation vision. It is now a co-educational academic community of 400 undergraduate and 180 postgraduate students, utterly committed to research and scholarship and to effective, highly personalised teaching and learning for students from all backgrounds.

Lady Margaret Hall has a turnover of £9m and an endowment of £32m. Although not large by corporate standards, university colleges are complex environments that require sophisticated and sensitive management.

Main Purpose of Job

The post-holder is responsible for undergraduate admissions, registration, and on-course undergraduate administration.  The Academic Office Administrator manages alternative exam arrangements and University exams in College. They are also responsible for the administration of undergraduate scholarships and awards.

Further Particulars

Salary and Benefits

Salary is in the range £25-28k. Benefits of working for the College include 35 days holiday (including bank holidays) pro rata for part time appointments, the option to join a University pension scheme and one free meal whilst on duty and the kitchens are open, when the Kitchens are closed a meal allowance will be paid.

Working hours are 37.5 hours per week (normally 8.30am to 5.00pm with 1 hour lunch break). The appointee may need to work longer hours, particularly during the examination period including some Saturdays. Some flexibility is expected in a post at this level to cope with fluctuations in workload and unexpected events. For extended periods of out-of hours working time off in lieu is granted. All Bank holidays during term time are working days and time-off in lieu is granted; no annual leave can be taken during term time or examination periods.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

To apply for this position, please complete an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form and send this by email to, or post to the HR Office, LMH, Norham Gardens, Oxford, OX2 6QA.

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form