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Exams Administrator

University of Cambridge - Student Operations

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £29,605 to £33,966 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th February 2024
Closes: 11th March 2024
Job Ref: AB40568

Due to internal staff development and progression, the Exam Operations and Mitigating Circumstances Team are looking to recruit a conscientious team player who will contribute to our continuing success.

The Team

The Exam Operations and Mitigating Circumstances Team sit within the Student Administration section of Education Services, supporting the academic purposes of the University, and provides expert administrative support and advice to the University and Colleges relating to operational delivery of exams and reasonable adjustments for undergraduate and taught postgraduate courses. It also manages the administration of mitigating circumstances and allowances for undergraduate and taught postgraduate students.

About the Role

The role is integral in supporting the delivery of a high quality, efficient and coordinated examination and assessment service that adapts to support the University's commitment to diversification of assessment.

The role will be based in the Mitigating Circumstances Team, which focus on delivering support for those students who require reasonable adjustments in their assessments, including Adjusted Modes of Assessment, as well as supporting the work of the Examination Access and Mitigation Committee who consider applications for allowances and intermission.

The work involved in this role will be varied, key responsibilities are included in the further particulars document.

Given the role requirements, we invite applications from individuals who:

  • are highly meticulous, accurate, and organised;
  • are quick to adapt to change;
  • are able to work under pressure and with a wide and complex workload;
  • have good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • have the ability to work collaboratively;
  • are conscientious and will contribute to the continuing success of the team.

In return we would offer you:

  • generous annual leave of 36 days (including Bank Holidays);
  • a clear training plan, with supportive training being delivered by colleagues within the team;
  • regular check in's (weekly) with your Supervisor and / or Line Manager and an annual review;
  • a Personal and Professional development plan to encourage future growth and access to various University training courses;
  • the opportunity to network within the Student Services Centre and with Colleges, Departments and individuals across the wider University;
  • a supportive, inclusive and engaging working environment.

Further information on the role can be found in the Further Particulars document, which you can find via a link at the bottom of the advert. In your application please tell us how you meet the criteria listed in the Further Particulars along with relevant examples. Candidates will be shortlisted and invited to interview based upon these criteria

If you would like more information about the role, informal enquiries can be directed by email to annabel.curd@admin.cam.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is: 11th March 2024

Interviews will be held in person on 20th March 2024 in the Student Services Centre.

 If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact SSCjobs@admin.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference AB40568 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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