PA to Director (Part 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.

We are looking for a Personal Assistant (PA) to the Director to join our warm and friendly team at the Institute of Criminology. This is a part-time (29hrs per week) permanent position and immediately available.

The PA to the Director provides efficient, effective and confidential support to the Director, as well as coordinating a range of tasks within the wider Institute.

This busy and varied role within the Institute provides a key link between the Director and the academic, research and administrative staff in the Institute, as well as with the students who are studying there. In addition to providing PA support to the Director, the post-holder also manages internal communications, as well as Institute events and public lectures.

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team and be able to build positive working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external colleagues. Being highly organised, and having a flexible approach to work, with an ability to prioritise and move between tasks as needed, is essential. Excellent written and verbal communication abilities, along with excellent computer skills are all prerequisites for this role.

On the online form, in the suitability for the role section, you should explain the reasons for your application and how your knowledge, skills and experience match the requirements of the role.

This is primarily an office-based role although there is the possibility of some hybrid working.

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

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

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

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to: Fiona Harrison

The closing date is midnight (BST) on Sunday 10th March 2024, and interviews will take place on Monday 25th March 2024.

Please quote reference JL40406 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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