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.
Waverly March – Administrative Assistant (Lecture Lists, Events and Prizes)
Waverly is responsible for timetabling Faculty teaching, and for creating the termly Lecture List and Guide. They organise the Faculty’s events, seminars and special lectures, and promote these alongside English-related events taking place in Oxford via the What’s On guide, which is sent daily and weekly throughout term time. They maintain and update the English Faculty website, and oversee our social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Waverly also administers the English Faculty’s prizes, and is happy to help with any conference-related queries.
Jacqui Collier – Administrative Assistant
Jacqui provides general administrative support to the Faculty members and office team. She is happy to help regarding ad-hoc room bookings within the Faculty, reprographics needs for Faculty members, and any general queries. She also looks after the process for admitting discretionary members.
Laura Spence – Communications and Alumni Officer
Laura handles communications enquiries and alumni relations for the Faculty. She can be found in the Faculty Office on Mondays and Wednesdays every week.
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.
Karen Shi – Finance Assistant
Karen provides administrative support to the Finance Officer, processing expense claims, invoices, and purchase orders, arranging purchasing, and handing casual payroll claims.