Freedom of Information Officer (part-time role)

Job title Freedom of Information Officer (part-time role)

Department Vice-Chancellor's Office

Salary Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322 pro rata

Grade Grade 7

Placed on Monday 27 April 2020

Closing date Monday 18 May 2020

Interview date Monday 01 June 2020

Reference CC7579


The University of Bath, one of the UK’s top universities, is seeking an additional Freedom of Information (FoI) Officer!

This is an important position at the University reporting to the Senior Legal Adviser, who also heads up the Legal team.

You will have a proven track record of managing all aspects of compliance with the Freedom of Information Act; demonstrating excellent organisational skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines; establishing and maintaining relationships both within and beyond your immediate sphere of influence; being self-motivated, and having the ability to work effectively in a team, autonomously and with staff at all levels, including those at the highest level.

The University of Bath is situated on an attractive campus surrounded by beautiful countryside and overlooking the centre of Bath. It is a campus University offering excellent sports and arts facilities, etc.

Our Benefits:

  • Excellent pension
  • 39 days holiday (including annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays)
  • A flexible working environment
  • Ofsted outstanding rated nursery
  • Salary exchange scheme (NurseryPlus, Cycle to Work)
  • Membership discounts for our world-class sports training village
  • Interest free loans for public transport season tickets and motorcycle purchases for commuting
  • Onsite dentist and medical centre
  • Discounted physiotherapy services
  • Onsite parking

This is a permanent appointment, available on a part-time basis (0.6 fte - 3 days per week).

We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and caring responsibilities.

To be considered for this position please 'apply online' and upload your CV with your application. 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact David Jolly, Senior Legal Adviser (, however, please ensure that your application is submitted via the University website.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.