English Faculty Office
Chris Bayliss – Deputy Administrator
Chris provides support to the Head of Administration and Finance and to some of the Faculty committees, and is involved in arranging many of the special lectures hosted by the Faculty. In addition to this, she looks after alumni events and communications such as the e-newsletter. She is also responsible for health and safety matters within the Faculty (including DSE assessments), management of the St Cross Building offices and rooms, co-ordination of IT support and purchases, and maintaining the faculty teaching registers.
Katie MacCurrach – Finance Officer
As Finance Officer, Katie is responsible for the smooth running of the Faculty’s day to day finances. This includes administering research grants, providing advice on matters relating to casual payroll, reviewing and approving Faculty allowance requests (under £500), assisting with academic conference set up and administration, and budget setting and forecasting.
Administrative Assistant (Lecture Lists, Events and Prizes)
The Administrative Assistant (Lecture Lists, Events and Prizes) is responsible for timetabling Faculty teaching, and creating the termly Lecture List and Guide. He/she organises the Faculty’s events, seminars and special lectures, and promotes these alongside wider English-related events taking place throughout Oxford via the What’s On guide, that is sent daily and weekly throughout term time. He/she is also happy to help regarding English Faculty room bookings and conference queries.
He/she maintains and updates the English Faculty website, and oversees our three social media channels: Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
He/she also administers the English Faculty’s prizes.
Sally Farrell – Administrative Assistant (Finance)
Sally provides administrative support to the Finance officer, processing expense claims, invoices, and purchase orders, arranging purchasing, and handing casual payroll claims. In addition, she looks after the process for admitting discretionary members and provides general administrative support to the Faculty members and office team.