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Graduate Funding Assistant

Applications are invited for the post of Graduate Funding Administrator based at the Department of Physics main site in JJ Thomson Avenue, West Cambridge site.

Reporting to the Graduate Education Manager, you will undertake administrative support for graduate funding activities related to applicants and current students. You will monitor and maintain studentship funding records, process funding memos/letters, prepare scoring data for funding competitions, provide administrative support to the Graduate Funding Committee (GFC) and support PIs in advertising studentships.

The post is part of the newly re-organised Graduate Office team, and provides a unique opportunity to work with the Graduate Education Manager in implementing significant organisational change and infrastructure within the Graduate Office, in order to assist the Department in implementing a proactive and strategic approach to maximising funding.

You will be educated to GCSE level grades A-C or equivalent / NVQ Level 2, or the equivalent level of practical experience. You will have excellent accuracy, numeracy and IT skills. Excellent organisational and planning skills are also essential requirements for the role together with the ability to work to tight deadlines, manage a busy workload and demonstrate a high level of attention to detail. Experience of working in a funding or accounts/finance role in the higher education sector would be advantageous.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is Monday 2nd April 2018 with interviews expected in April.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Surayya Khan on 01223 336031 or email

Please quote reference KA14758 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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