This is an exciting time to join a large, complex and welcoming Faculty with an exceptional international record in teaching and research. Following a comprehensive review of the structure of professional services in the Faculty, we are now recruiting to a number of newly created roles. We are seeking to attract enthusiastic and versatile people with excellent administrative skills to make a positive contribution to our team and to help shape our key services.
As one of three Section Coordinators in the Faculty, the role holder be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of two of the Faculty’s six sections (Italian and Slavonic). Assisted by a Section Secretary, assigned to Italian and Slavonic, you will coordinate undergraduate teaching and examining and provide general administrative assistance in support of other Faculty-wide and Section-specific activities.
With experience of working in an administrative role, ideally in Higher Education, you will have excellent communication skills and a successful track-record of contributing to the development of administrative systems and processes to improve the service provided.
You will be a well-organised and adaptable team player with a commitment to providing high quality services to students, staff and other stakeholders. You will be skilled at managing competing priorities and be able to move between tasks at short notice to meet deadlines, without compromising quality. You will work proactively and collaboratively within your immediate team, and across Faculty and School services, sharing best practice and facilitating continuous improvement.
A high level of personal initiative will be required to maintain the coordination function that is required with staff and students in the Faculty, and other stakeholders across the University.
This post is fixed-term for 6 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier. The post is offered to internal candidates only on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.
Department/Location:faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, Cambridge
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The closing date is Midnight (GMT) on Sunday 14 July and interviews are planned for Thursday 18 July 2019. Please quote reference GP19637 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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