Operations

Head of Administration and Finance - Zoe Townsend

Zoe Townsend

01865 (6)15006

administrator@history.ox.ac.uk

The Head of Administration and Finance (HAF) is the senior administrative officer in the History Faculty. The HAF is responsible for the effective and efficient day to day non-academic management and administration of the History Faculty. Working with the Faculty Board Chair and other senior academic staff, the HAF plays a key role in the Faculty’s strategic and operational planning, designing and implementing Faculty policies and procedures, and ensuring that the Faculty meets Divisional and University requirements. Duties are wide-ranging and include the personnel management of the admin team as a whole, financial management, and administration of research support activities, as well as oversight of academic and student administration and premises management.

 Board Office Manager - Gosha Daroch

unknown

01865 (6)15008

gosha.daroch@history.ox.ac.uk
board.admin@history.ox.ac.uk

Gosha provides secretarial support to the Head of Administration and Finance and Chair of the Faculty Board. Gosha provides support for committees, and is also responsible for administration of Faculty membership and visiting academics and academic leave.

Administrative Assistant - Belinda Clark

Mrs Belinda Clark

01865 (2)74600

belinda.clark@wuhmo.ox.ac.uk

Belinda provides administrative support for both the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine (WUHMO) and the wider Faculty as part of the Board Office team.

Administrative Assistant - Philippa Hicken

Philippa Hicken

philippa.hicken@history.ox.ac.uk

Philippa provides administrative support in both the Academic Office and Board Office, supporting students, academics and administrative staff across the Faculty.

Research Support

Research Development Officer - Aileen Mooney

unknown

01865 (6)15041

aileen.mooney@history.ox.ac.uk

Aileen provides support to History Faculty members and incoming postdoctoral researchers who are applying for research funding from both external (eg. AHRC, ESRC, EC, British Academy, Leverhulme and Wellcome Trust) and internal (e.g. OUP John Fell Fund and Sanderson Fund) sources.  Aileen provides information on available grant schemes and works with applicants to identify suitable options, prepare proposals and budgets, obtain relevant approvals and submit applications to funders.

Aileen is Secretary to the Faculty’s Research Committee and works closely with the Faculty’s Research Director and Deputy Research Director, the Finance Manager and the Research Support Assistant.

 

For general enquires about research development, please email rdo@history.ox.ac.uk 

Research Support Assistant - Laura Jimenez-Aguado

Laura Jimenez-Aguado

01865 (6)15012

laura.jimenez-aguado@history.ox.ac.uk

Laura provides administrative support to the Research Development Officer in the facilitation of grant-funded research, to the Finance Manager in the management of post-award research finances, and to the Faculty’s research centres. She works closely with academic, research and administrative staff across the Faculty, in particular with the Faculty’s Director of Research and Deputy Director of Research. She also liaises with the Alumni and Communications Project Officer in gathering and disseminating information on research events.

Finance Support

Finance Manager - Jane Smith

unknown

01865 (6)15007

jane.smith@history.ox.ac.uk

Jane is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day management of the Faculty’s financial and research administration functions

Finance Assistant - Amanda Millward

Manda Millward

01865 (6)15010

amanda.millward@humanities.ox.ac.uk

Manda works in both the History and Philosophy Faculties. She supports History's Finance Manager on a wide range of tasks, such as responding to enquiries, advising on procedures and policies, and processing, recording and monitoring routine transactions.

 

HR, Regius Professor and Beit Professor Support

Deputy Head of Administration - Jeannie Scott

Jeannie Scott

01865 (6)15019

jeannie.scott@history.ox.ac.uk

Jeannie has lead responsibility for HR administration and communications in the History Faculty, undertakes a variety of projects as needed, and acts as secretary to the Faculty's Equality and Diversity committees.

HR Assistant & PA to the Regius and Beit Professors - Jenny Diment

unknown

01865 (6)15046

jenny.diment@history.ox.ac.uk

Jenny provides dedicated support for the History Faculty’s personnel / HR function. She is also Personal Assistant to the Regius Professor of History (Professor Lyndal Roper) and the Beit Professor (James Belich).

 

IT Support

IT Manager - Edward Rendel

Edward Rendel

01865 (6)15031

itsupport@history.ox.ac.uk

Edward provides technical support and advice for the Faculty, including the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine and the History of Art Department. He is involved in all aspects of the development of IT for use in historical research, teaching and administration, and works with the Head of IT to develop strategies and to share good practice with other faculties.

 

IT Assistant - Simon Cooper

unknown

01865 (6)15032

itsupport@history.ox.ac.uk

Simon is the first port of call for any IT-related issues at the Faculty and its affiliated sites. He assists the IT Manager with the deployment and maintenance of all IT-related devices and services.

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