Department Teaching Administrator - (Full-time)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

The Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) is looking for an experienced administrator to take up the post of Department Teaching Administrator. This is a key post in the Department, responsible for overseeing the administration and processes across four postgraduate programmes and Part II of the undergraduate programme. This role will also be secretariat for the Department's Degree Committee.

The post holder will directly line manage six members of the professional team overseeing all course related duties. The post holder oversees admissions for the aforementioned postgraduate programmes as well as ensuring that all the Departmental ranking and submissions to funding competitions are managed appropriately.

The role offers an exciting opportunity to become involved in strategic work and a wide range of projects and initiatives. The successful candidate will have previous experience of running programmes, committee work and ideally a very good awareness of University policies and procedures.

All enquiries should be directed to the Departmental Administrator for POLIS, Emma King (

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The closing date for applications is Thursday 30 November 2023

Interviews will be held shortly after the application has closed.

Please quote reference UE39439 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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