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    We are a vibrant and ambitious College, committed to the highest standards of education for young women of all backgrounds.

    For staff, Murray Edwards is a friendly, modern college and offers a wide range of benefits and a pleasant working environment. We hold in high esteem the qualities in our staff of Respect, Courtesy, Courage, Collaboration and Good-humoured communication. Staff and Fellows are offered a range of benefits which include:

    • a contributory pension scheme,
    • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays,
    • a discretionary annual bonus scheme,
    • subsidised gym facilities,
    • on-site parking,
    • lunch - provided every day that the kitchens are open.

    Murray Edwards College is an equal opportunities employer

     

    Applications

    Unless specified, all applications should be completed and sent to the HR Manager by email: hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk or by post to HR Manager, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF. Applications should be accompanied by a brief covering letter and a completed media and equal opportunities form.
     
     

    Current vacancies

    Fixed Term (three years) Curator, New Hall Art Collection (Part-Time – 70% FTE)

    Salary: Between £30,000 and £31,000 per annum FTE

    Murray Edwards College invites applications for a fixed-term (three years) Curator of the New Hall Art Collection at Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge.

    The New Hall Art Collection is an internationally recognised collection of contemporary art by women.  The Curator is the main point of contact for the Art Collection, with responsibility for public engagement and ensuring that the Collection is at the heart of College activity.

    The person appointed will have a MA degree in a relevant subject and three years’ professional experience of curating art or museum collections.

    Please send a complete application form together with a covering letter detailing the reason for your interest in this role and a completed media and equal opportunities form, to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk or by post to HR Manager, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF.

    Application deadline: 5pm on Wednesday 21 March 2018
    Interviews will take place during the morning of Tuesday 10 April 2018 

    Chef de Partie

    Murray Edwards College is seeking to employ a motivated and enthusiastic Chef de Partie to join the Catering team. In particular we are looking for a highly organised and flexible individual who is in possession of excellent culinary skills built on a solid foundation of kitchen experience. Relevant experience in a busy commercial catering operation is essential as are a relevant qualification to NVQ level 3 and a certificate at level 2 (Basic) or above in food hygiene.

    Reporting to the Sous Chef and through them to the Head Chef the successful applicant will join a team providing breakfast, lunch and dinner for Students and Fellows as well as collegiate conferences, function business and weddings.

    The role is a permanent (subject to a probationary period) post and applications are invited from candidates who wish to work on a full-time basis. Working hours are 37.5 hours per week (with a 30 minute break each day), allocated according to a two week shift rota. Please note that this role includes weekend working every other week, aiming to offer work-life balance.

    The Salary for this role is £19,000 (Band 7). 

    Please send a complete Application form together with a covering letter detailing the reason for your interest in this role and a completed media and equal opportunities form, to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk or by post to HR Manager, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF. Closing date for Applications extended to 25th March 2018.

     

    College Porter

    Murray Edwards College requires a College Porter to work routine shifts within a friendly team of Porters.

    Working a 37.5 hour week according to the Lodge shift rota, the role will cover all the main duties and responsibilities of the College Porters including receiving and dealing with all visitors to the College, assisting staff, students and visitors with enquiries, receiving and distributing mail and security of the College premises and adjacent properties including monitoring CCTV.

    First Aid training is required as is the ability to deal with fire safety emergencies. Applicants should have excellent communication skills and have a calm but quick thinking approach.  Good computer skills and an ability to work alone at times, using their own initiative is also important.

    The salary for the role is £20,025 rising to £22,033pa after two years’ satisfactory service and training.

    Please send a completed application form and media and equal opportunities form to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk or by post to HR Manager, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF. Closing date: 28 Feb 2018

     

    College Porter (casual hours)

    Murray Edwards is a friendly, modern college and its Porters play a vital role, supporting students, staff and members of the public through their work.

    We are seeking a Casual Porters to join the team and provide occasional cover for periods of holiday or sickness. Hours will be ad hoc as required, based on a 24/7 shift pattern.

    The role involves reception work, security, distributing mail, and cash sales.  Good communication skills, integrity and the ability to deal with emergencies are essential requirements. 

    Salary rate: £10.27 per hour (including holiday pay)

    Completed applications should emailed to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk or delivered to HR, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF

     

    Cleaner (Part-time)

    Murray Edwards College is seeking to appoint 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.

    This is a part-time role, working 4 hours per day, 5 days a week, and is ideal for someone looking to work during the mornings (07.30am to 11.30am).

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

    Salary: £8.45 per hour, or £8,788pa pro-rata for 20 hours per week.. 

    Please send a complete Application form together with a covering letter detailing the reason for your interest in this role and a completed media and equal opportunities form, to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk or by post to HR Manager, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF. 

     

    Kitchen Porter (Part-time)

    The College is seeking one full-time and one part time Kitchen Porter to join its experienced and friendly catering team.  Working under the direction of the Head Chef, the Kitchen Porter is primarily responsible for the day-to-day cleaning of the main Kitchen production and service equipment and the cleaning of the Kitchen and Servery areas.  While some experience in a similar role would be advantageous, full training will be provided as well as manual handling instructions/Safe Working Practice/H.C.C.P/C.O.S.H.H.

    Murray Edwards College provides a modern and friendly working environment.  We also provide lunch when the kitchens are open, on-site parking, an annual bonus scheme, a contributory pension scheme and subsidised sporting facilities including gym membership.

    The part-time role offers 20 hours per week, worked over 4 days on a team rota system, with weekend & some evening work required, in addition to the opportunity to cover staff holidays. The salary for this part-time role is £8,898.   

    To apply please send a completed application form and covering letter to the HR Manager via email to HR@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk or by post to, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF. 

     

    Casual Waiting Staff

    Murray Edwards College is seeking catering staff to work primarily weekday shifts in the catering team on a casual contract basis. The work involves

    • delivering excellent service to College members and conference guests.

    • waiting on tables for formal  College occasions and commercial functions

    • assisting with cashing up procedures as required in an accurate and timely manner

    Previous experience would be advantageous but not essential as full training will be given.

    Casual waiting staff are paid £8.45 / hour via the College’s payroll for hours worked.

    Please send a CV and e-mail or letter detailing your experience to date and the reason for your interest in this work to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk by post to HR Manager, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF.