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Assistant Admissions Administrator – Fixed Term

Cambridge Admissions Office, Cambridge

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 15th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £23,487-£27,116
  • REF: AT28345
  • Closes: 21st November 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

The Postgraduate Admissions Office invites applications for the post of Assistant Admissions Administrator

The Postgraduate Admissions Office supports the admission of students to doctoral and non-doctoral postgraduate courses at the University of Cambridge. The Office currently receives in excess of 20,000 applications annually from UK and International students.

This role is responsible for supporting the Postgraduate Admissions Communications Team in ensuring the smooth progression of applications to postgraduate study; answering enquiries about this process from applicants, departments, degree committees, colleges and funding bodies. The role holder is required to provide a high level of service and customer care to all staff and potential students.

The post holder will also assist with the offer making process in peak periods, as well as checking and processing documentation submitted as evidence to meet offer conditions.

Applicants will have an interest in communications, and experience of providing a responsive and timely administrative service, and of working in Higher Education. They should have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, very good IT skills, an excellent telephone manner, an eye for detail and the ability to work in a team environment.

Applicants will be able to work independently to tight deadlines, be willing to learn new skills and will be able to use their initiative and judgment. Applicants must be able to prioritise and work well under pressure.

Further information on the role can be found in the Further Particulars document, which can be found via a link at the bottom of the advert. Your application should clearly set out how you meet the criteria listed in the Further Particulars along with relevant examples. Candidates will be shortlisted based upon these criteria.

This post is fixed-term until 30 September 2023 or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

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.

If you have any technical difficulties submitting your online application, please contact the recruitment team (email sscjobs@admin.cam.ac.uk).

Please quote reference AT28345 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.
Further information

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