Divisional Coordinator (Internal Applicants Only)

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Applications are invited for the post of Divisional Coordinator. This role is based within the Divisional Administrative Office of the Mechanics, Materials and Design Division (Div C) at the Department of Engineering's site in Central Cambridge. The Division has assigned to it 30 University Teaching Officers, over 50 research staff, approximately 100 research students, 15 assistant and technical staff, as well as 40+ academic visitors at any one time.

The Divisional Administrative Office is the focal point for the Division and provides a full range of services including finance, research grant administration, HR, recruitment, and student related administrative functions. You will work alongside the Divisional Administrator to coordinate and oversee the administration and operation of the Division and will be part of a team of professional services staff who provide administrative support across the Division.

The successful applicant will be educated to HND/HNC, Level 4/5 vocational qualifications or an equivalent level of practical experience. You will be an experienced user of Microsoft Office and have experience of using University financial systems, including CUFS and X5. We are looking for someone with excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability and willingness to work as part of a small team. Previous experience of working in an administrative role within the University or higher education environment would be beneficial.

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The closing date for applications is Thursday 30 November 2023. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the HR Office at the Department of Engineering (hr-office@eng.cam.ac.uk, +44 (0)1223 332615).

Please quote reference NM39455 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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