Teaching Office Administrator (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.

Applications are invited for the post of part-time Teaching Office Administrator based with the Faculty Board and Teaching Office at the Department of Engineering's site in central Cambridge. This office is one of the busiest in the Department and administers all aspects of undergraduate teaching (from registration to issuing course material). The office is responsible for the integration of teaching functions across the Department's divisions, and also those of other faculties with which the Department shares courses.

By providing full administrative support to a Chair of Examiners, you will play an important part in ensuring that the examining of the Department's students is executed to a consistently high standard. You will also support the senior members of the Teaching Office and will have various specific areas of responsibility, which include coordinating the casual worker system for managing demonstrators and others associated with delivery of our teaching programme and playing a role in the monitoring and allowance of student extensions.

The successful candidate will be educated to at least A-level standard, or possess an equivalent level of practical experience. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work as part of a team are essential. You will have relevant administrative experience, preferably including committee work, with a good standard of numeracy and IT literacy, which includes experience of working with Microsoft Office.

If you think you are the right candidate for this role, we would love to hear from you.

Benefits of working at Cambridge include:

  • Competitive rates of pay with automatic service-related pay progression and annual cost of living increases;
  • Generous annual leave allowance of 36 days paid leave (pro rata including bank holidays);
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities;
  • Generous maternity, adoption and shared parental leave entitlement and other family friendly schemes (e.g. workplace nurseries and salary exchange schemes for childcare);
  • An auto-enrolment pension scheme , with a generous employer contribution;
  • Travel benefits and retail discounts at over 2,000 local and national stores;
  • Schemes to support with relocation / the provision of accommodation

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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, 01223 332615).

Please quote reference NM40340 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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