Academic divisional HR networks
Normally termly network meetings for HR staff from Departments, Divisions and University HR within a Division.
Networks aim to provide updates on developments in HR, revisions to policy/practice, best practice sharing and the opportunity for networking.
Contact your divisional office or HR Business Partner
CIPD (national and local branches)
The professional body for HR and people development. Aims to champion better work and working lives, influence policy makers and provide an internationally recognized gold standard for HR and People Development
Membership offers; Career hub and qualification levels, HR knowledge hub and research, Employment law support, People management publication, News and updates, Local networks and events, National events.
Website: CIPD main website and CIPD Thames Valley
HR annual conference
To bring together HR professionals from across the University in order to:
Provide; professional development, build a deeper understanding of University-wide HR issues, support the career and personal development of participants, build effective networks across the University, further improve the effectiveness of the HR function
Contact your departmental HR manager, HR Business Partner or the HR Support general enquiry email address:firstname.lastname@example.org
Recruitment Community of Practice
This Community of Practice is for staff who manage and deliver recruitment by providing their department with expertise in attracting, assessing, and appointing employees and workers, across any of our varied staff groups. Recruitment will be a significant part of your job and could involve recruiting academics, researchers, professional services and support staff, or temporary workers.
The purpose of the Community is to:
- Share good practice and develop a consistent, transparent approach to recruitment University wide
- Improve inclusivity
- Source expertise internally & externally
- Process CI
Please email: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Universities Human Resources (UHR)
Leading HR in Higher Education. Provides development networking and communication to support Human Resources and Professionals in Higher Education Members can access CPD, UHR discussion boards, regional networks, a career framework with events, training, mentoring and an annual conference.
Universities and Colleges Employment Association (UCEA)
Aims to develop excellence in HR management, enhance knowledge in the sector and represent the collective interests of members. Oxford is a member at the organizational level.