Faculty Administrator (Research and Graduate Matters)

University of Cambridge - Office of the School of the Biological Sciences

Applications are invited for the post of Administrative Officer within the Faculty of Biology responsible for research and graduate matters within the School of the Biological Sciences

This role acts as Secretary to the Graduate School of Life Sciences (GSLS) Strategic Committee, a joint venture between the School of Clinical Medicine and the School of the Biological Sciences whose main activities relate to funding, researcher skills development and the development of joint policy initiatives for the benefit of almost 2000 graduate students within the Life Sciences; Secretary to the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Biology overseeing the work of this Committee which covers ~1200 students across eight Departments, one Research Institute and 8 University Partner Institutes whilst also representing the School on University committees involved with the development of business processes and financing of graduate students, and Secretary to the Joint Faculties Senior Academic Promotion Committee.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced administrator with excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills. Be educated to degree level or equivalent, as well as experienced in academic affairs and human resources issues within a HEI environment. The candidate should also have the ability to perform under pressure, confidently communicate with staff at all grades, and have the ability to handle complex and difficult situations.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/12265. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

For specific enquiries about this role, please contact Fiona Russell (fjr22@cam.ac.uk)

Interviews for this post will take place on Monday, 9th January 2017

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

Please quote reference PA10860 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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