The University of Oxford is a collegiate university and it’s 44 Colleges create a rich and diverse eco system of academic communities, which in turn foster and inspire world leading teaching and research. Nine of the Colleges of Oxford University have agreed to collaborate to employ a Sustainability Lead. The Colleges Sustainability Officer post is a joint Colleges collaboration offering information, advice and assistance to participating Colleges on all aspects of sustainability.

Although the post holder works for the participating Colleges, the role sits within the Estates Department of the University. This will ensure a collegiate link with the central University sustainability programme; the postholder will be able to call on the broader intellectual resource of the University team in assisting the Colleges with their own sustainability strategies.

The post will be the participating Colleges professional lead on all aspects of sustainability planning and policy, ensuring that collaboration between parties is effective in sharing good practice. Full details for the role and how to apply can be found here.