Department Teaching Administrator

Department of Politics and International Studies

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 05th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £29,614-£35,326
  • REF: UE29623
  • Closes: 04th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

POLIS is looking for an experienced graduate administrator to take up the post of Department Teaching Administrator. This is a key post in the Department, responsible for overseeing all the administration and processes across the graduate programmes in the Department, including ensuring the Degree Committee receives all relevant information in a timely manner.

The post holder has seven direct reports overseeing all course related duties.. The post holder is responsible for admissions to a large graduate programme as well as ensuring that all the Departmental ranking and submissions to funding competitions are managed appropriately.

The role also offers the opportunity to become involved in strategic work and a wide range of projects. As administrative lead for the website there is scope for creativity in the Department’s communications; as the coordinator for graduate outreach activities you will work with academics from across the Department.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of running graduate programmes, committee work and ideally a very good awareness of University policies and procedures.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

We particularly welcome applications from women and /or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our department.

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

All enquiries should be directed to the Administrative Officer for POLIS, Emma King (

Interviews will be held shortly after the application has closed.

Please quote reference UE29623 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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