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University of Cambridge

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    Conferencing staff at a formal event in the Dome

    Unless specified, all applications should be completed with a media and equal opportunities form and delivered to the HR Manager by post to: Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF. Or sent by email:

    We are a vibrant and ambitious College committed to the highest standards of education for young women of all backgrounds. We offer a wide range of benefits for our staff and Fellows including:

    • a contributory pension scheme,
    • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays,
    • annual bonus scheme,
    • subsidised sporting facilities,
    • on-site parking,
    • and lunch is provided when the kitchens are open.

    Current vacancies

    Housekeeping Supervisor

    Murray Edwards College is seeking to appoint an experienced Housekeeping Supervisor to monitor the cleaning output of the busy Housekeeping team. This is a hands-on role, and will involve cleaning duties in addition to ensuring College standards are maintained, handling the distribution of conference and house linen, the ordering and distribution of chemicals, and assisting with the storage of student belongings.

    The Shift Leaders work any 5 days out of 7 each week, from 7.30am to 3.30pm each day.

    Applicants should have experience of working in a supervisory position, ideally within a similar role, alongside substantial cleaning and housekeeping experience. A cooperative and flexible attitude is essential, along with the ability to work as part of a busy team and demonstrate excellent communication skills. Good IT skills are highly desirable.

    Salary: £16,400 - £18,433
    Closing date: 5pm on Friday 12 August 2016


    Tutorial Office Manager

    Murray Edwards College, Cambridge is seeking to appoint a Tutorial Office Manager, to oversee the management of the tutorial office and the liaison with the University and other college departments on academic matters. A large proportion of the role revolves around the coordination of the academic year’s events, from preparation for new students and Freshers’ Week through to exams administration and General Admission. 

    The role manages the college’s tutorial office staff and provides administrative support for the college’s Senior Tutor, including preparation of committee agendas and reports.

    Candidates should be qualified to degree level and have experience of working in a Higher Education environment. Administrative experience gained with Cambridge University is a plus. This is a role for an enthusiastic self-starter, with strong and diplomatic communication skills as well as the ability to prioritise and work well under pressure. A commitment to and an interest in working with young people is key to the success of the role.  

    Salary: £31,683 to £32,687
    Closing date: 5pm on Friday 12 August 2016


    Cleaner (part-time)

    Murray Edwards College is seeking a permanent, part-time Cleaner to join its friendly Housekeeping team. The roles involves routine cleaning duties including the cleaning of student staircases, student houses and other College accommodation, as well as a chamber maid service for residential conferences.

    Murray Edwards is a friendly, modern college and offers a wide range of staff benefits and a pleasant working environment.

    We are seeking applicants with a strong work ethic and good communication skills  as te role interacts with a range of poeple both internal and external to the College, from students and Fellows to conference guests, as well as the College Housekeeping team and other College staff.

    Salary: £8,164pa for a 20 hour work week
    Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 31 August 2016