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Bedel (Ceremonial Officer)

Applications for this vacancy closed on 26 February 2018 at 12:00PM
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <p></p><p>The six Bedels play a prominent role in the University&#8217;s official and ceremonial occasions, which are an important part of its business, its traditions and a living reflection both of its long history and of the institution it is today. The Bedels attend upon the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, the Proctors and other participating dignitaries on such occasions, and assist them and other University members to carry out ceremonial duties. They also deputise for the University Verger as necessary. Between them, the Bedels attend around 100 separate occasions in a year, many requiring only one or two to be present, though some involve the whole team.</p><br> <p>If you are confident about performing duties in the public eye, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and are keen to help give contemporary expression to University tradition and statutes, we would love to hear from you.</p><br> <p>You will need to be able to act decisively and discreetly in high-profile situations, understand the varied needs and expectations of University members and dignitaries, and have a collaborative and co-operative approach to working. You will also have the ability and desire to learn the University&#8217;s ceremonial procedures and conventions, so as to guide ceremony participants appropriately, and have a good sense of occasion, &#8216;stagecraft&#8217; and presentation.</p><br> <p>The University&#8217;s official and ceremonial occasions take place in the early evening or at weekends as well as during normal office hours. The post is suitable as a standalone role for external candidates, or as a discrete and additional set of duties for existing employees of the University. Informal enquiries about the post may be addressed to Tim Pearson, Deputy Marshal, using the email address below.</p><br> <p>All applications must be received by 12.00 noon on Monday 26 February 2018. Interviews are planned to take place on Friday 16 March 2018.</p> </div>
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The Proctors’ Office, Oxford (Various Locations)
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2018-02-26 12:00:00+00:00
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2018-02-06 09:00:00+00:00
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The six Bedels play a prominent role in the University’s official and
ceremonial occasions, which are an important part of its business, its
traditions and a living reflection both of its long history and of the
institution it is today. The Bedels attend upon the Chancellor, Vice-
Chancellor, the Proctors and other participating dignitaries on such
occasions, and assist them and other University members to carry out
ceremonial duties. They also deputise for the University Verger as necessary.
Between them, the Bedels attend around 100 separate occasions in a year, many
requiring only one or two to be present, though ...

The six Bedels play a prominent role in the University’s official and ceremonial occasions, which are an important part of its business, its traditions and a living reflection both of its long history and of the institution it is today. The Bedels attend upon the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, the Proctors and other participating dignitaries on such occasions, and assist them and other University members to carry out ceremonial duties. They also deputise for the University Verger as necessary. Between them, the Bedels attend around 100 separate occasions in a year, many requiring only one or two to be present, though some ...

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