Assistant Church Buildings Officer – part time, permanent role

The Oxford Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC) is seeking an Assistant Church Buildings Officer to help support the long-term sustainable future of the historic church buildings across the diocese.

Working directly with the Senior Church Buildings Officer and the rest of the DAC team, the individual will be responsible for:

  • Processing and assisting with DAC casework, including issuing feedback on applications to parishes after the DAC meeting and following this up as appropriate
  • Arranging DAC visits, and attending them as directed by the Senior Church Buildings Officer
  • Assist in providing information, training and guidance for parishes in all aspects of managing and caring for their church buildings

You may be from an architectural, surveying or conservation officer background, or beginning your career in conservation looking to build your knowledge of conservation techniques, philosophy and project management.  The role is adaptable to suit the level of experience you have but a keen eye for detail and the ability to communicate clearly will be essential.

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

Further details, including an application form, are available below:

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To apply, please email your completed application form along with a covering letter and recruitment monitoring form to

Hours:             15.5 hours – 17.5 hours per week, to be negotiated with the successful applicant
Salary scale:  £29,516 – £30,273 pro-rata, per annum dependant on experience
Closing date:  5:00pm on Monday 8th April 2019
Interviews:    Monday 29th April 2019
Location:        Church House Oxford, Langford Locks, Kidlington, Oxford, OX5 1GF

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