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Assistant Departmental Administrator

The Department of Geography wishes to appoint an Assistant Departmental Administrator from 1 August 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The role-holder will work flexibly and employing a significant degree of initiative to provide high-level administrative support to the Department, and in particular to the Head of Department and Department Administrator, through a mixture of on-going responsibilities and project work. They will support the Head of Department directly in the development and delivery of operational and strategic priorities, interpreting and explaining guidance, gathering and analysing management information, developing local policies and procedures, and leading projects. They will support the Department's strategic priorities in learning, teaching and student recruitment through effective leadership of the learning and teaching support team.

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Please provide a curriculum vitae and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. In the covering letter, you are encouraged to explain how your knowledge, skills and experience match those required for the role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application. Full contact details of two referees are required, at least one of whom we may contact if you are shortlisted for interview.

Interviews for shortlisted applicants are expected to take place in Cambridge on 12 July 2019.

Please quote reference LC19153 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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