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Academic Centre Coordinator for International Summer Programmes (Part-time, Fixed-term)

University of Cambridge - Institute of Continuing Education

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £28,660 to £34,189 pro-rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th September 2018
Closes: 30th September 2018
Job Ref: EA16706

Location: Madingley Hall, Madingley

The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) delivers high quality and distinctive educational programmes for adult learners, predominantly studying on a part-time basis, for either personal enrichment or professional development. ICE aims to ensure that the expertise and resources of the University of Cambridge are made available to all students, irrespective of their previous educational achievements.

We wish to appoint an Academic Centre Coordinator to work within one of ICE's Academic Centres, supporting immediate colleagues, Academic Directors, Panel Tutors, students and applicants and managing the administration and development of portfolio of that Centre. The Academic Centre Coordinator focus is effective co-ordination of the activity of the Centre, in order to ensure optimum conditions for promotion, delivery and enrolment of that Centre's award and non-award-bearing provision.

The Academic Centre Coordinator has responsibility for all programme-related administration to ensure the smooth running, continuous improvement and sustainability of programmes within the portfolio. The Academic Centre Coordinator remit includes co-ordinating programme strategy, planning, enrolment and quality assurance processes, working closely with the Head of Academic Centre Administration, Academic and Course Directors, tutors, students, other parts of the Institute and the wider University, and the general public.

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational, written and oral communication skills and the ability to develop collaborative working relationships. The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines is essential. Experience of line managing or supervising is desirable but not essential.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Full details of the role and requirements are available in the Further Particulars. Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be made to Jonathan Lippman at:  Questions about the application process may be directed to:

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

The closing date for applications is Sunday 30 September 2018. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Please quote reference EA16706 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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