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Murray Edwards College
University of Cambridge

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    Conferencing staff at a formal event in the Dome

    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 employed by the College, are offered a range of benefits which include:

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

    Murray Edwards College is an equal opportunities employer and abides by the privacy rules as set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and subsequent General Data Protection Regulation. Please click to view a copy of the College's Privacy Statement for Job Applicants.



    Unless otherwise specified, all applications should be completed and sent to the HR Manager by email: 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, unless otherwise stated.  An Application form can be downloaded here.

    Current vacancies



      Cleaner (part-time)

      Murray Edwards College is seeking permanent, part-time Cleaners to join its friendly Housekeeping team. Murray Edwards is a friendly, modern college and offers a pleasant working environment for its staff, and an environment of ‘Home from Home’ for its students. 

      The Cleaner role is for 4 hours each day, 5 days per week, involving 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.

      Salary: £9.00 per hour, working 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 or by post to HR Manager, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF. 



      Cleaner (casual, for summer priod)

      Murray Edwards College - a friendly, modern college offering a wide range of staff benefits and a pleasant working environment.- is looking for a Cleaner to work on a casual basis over the summer period  to assist with daily servicing of rooms, including changing and making beds, cleaning rooms and other areas, as well as spring cleaning of rooms and other College areas when students vacate rooms.

      The role pays £9.00 per hour, plus holiday pay.

      Applications should be e-mailed to or can be submitted in hard copy by post to the HR Manager, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF by 31 May 2019.



      Casual Porter

      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 Porter 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.  

      Shifts to be discussed at interview. There is the option of working nights only, or of working a variety of the set Lodge shifts.

      Salary rate is £10.00 per hour (plus holiday pay)

      Completed applications should be e-mailed to or delivered to HR, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 ODF