Undergraduate Office Manager

University of Cambridge - Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Applications are invited for the manager of the Mathematics Undergraduate Office which provides a shared service to the two Mathematics Departments (the Department of Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics and the Department of Pure Mathematics & Mathematical Statistics).

You will be responsible for managing all Undergraduate Office activities in a busy faculty, in particular the administration of both the undergraduate examinations, as well as those for the Faculty's two taught Masters Courses, totalling 90-100 examinations annually. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be confident in providing leadership and management to a small team of 4 people. Other duties include acting as first point of contact for internal and external queries relating to the course, and providing support to the Secretary of the Faculty Board. The workload is particularly busy in the lead up to exams and the successful person will need diary flexibility in order to work additional hours during the exam period in May/June.

You will be able to demonstrate a proactive approach to planning the annual cycle of the teaching calendar, excellent organisational skills and attention to detail, and the ability to take on and understand new tasks and processes quickly. In addition you should be educated to at least A-level standard together with strong IT skills to include familiarity with standard PC applications and webpages. Knowledge of specialist scientific applications such as LaTeX, or willingness to learn, as well as knowledge of internal systems, such as CamSIS and Moodle, would be an advantage.

Informal enquiries can be made to secretary.board@maths.cam.ac.uk. Interviews are expected to be held towards the end of January.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/15879. 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.

In the suitability for the role section please clearly state how your skills and experience match the criteria specified as being assessed by application form in the person profile section of the further particulars. The contact details of two professional referees should also be included, at least one of whom should be contactable if you are invited to attend an interview.

Please quote reference LE14120 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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