Learning and Development Coordinator (Fixed Term)

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.

We are looking for an organised, proactive individual to help in this varied role. The Learning and Development Coordinator will work within the CAM Doctoral Training Partnership to provide administrative support to the DTP with a particular focus on supporting Learning and Development.

They will ensure that the extensive programme of training sessions, workshops, lectures and conferences which are available to students are administered professionally and efficiently. The role-holder will also be responsible for the administration of the DTP's internship scheme which arranges for students to collaborate with external non-academic organisations for a period of time during their PhD. They will be the main point of contact for students wishing to take up training and internship opportunities.

The role will involve working as part of a small administrative team, but liaising with a wider network of individuals in Faculties and Departments, the wider University, and with external partners.

The role holder will be involved in many aspects of the DTP's business, from supporting committees, assisting with application calls, website management and internal communications.

The successful candidate will be educated at least to A-level or equivalent and be able to demonstrate a proactive approach and an ability to work independently on multiple work streams.

They will have a sound understanding of what constitutes a good administration and high standards of accuracy and attention to detail. Highly competent in standard office software, they will have outstanding organisational, communication and interpersonal skills. This opportunity would be ideal for a self-starter who has the ability to work across a range of tasks with confidence and flexibility.

The post is full time, Mon-Fri, and is for a fixed period up to 30 September 2027. The School operates a hybrid working policy.

Informal queries about this position may be directed to Emiko Priest, Senior School Administrator in the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences (emiko.priest@admin.cam.ac.uk, or via Teams)

The closing date for applications is 7th January 2024

Interviews will take place on 17th January 2024

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 September 2027 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Questions about the application process should be addressed to Lauren Taylor, HR Coordinator at Lauren.Taylor@admin.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference JA39558 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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