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Postgraduate Admissions Administrator (Fixed Term)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

The Faculty is looking to appoint a well-organised and enthusiastic person to run the Postgraduate Admissions Office. The Faculty welcomes applications from candidates who are well organised, have good communication skills, and able to use their own initiative.

The jobholder is expected to process postgraduate applications for admission, administer, with the Director of Admissions, the scoring and nominations for funding by the appropriate deadlines. Manage a part-time grade 3 post. Organise Induction sessions, and Postgraduate Open Day. Prepare publicity for postgraduate courses and produce admissions statistics.

The Faculty is looking for an individual with excellent organisational and time management skills. The duties are diverse and the jobholder must be able to tailor the support provided to the varying needs of the individuals concerned as well as respond diplomatically when faced with competing requests for assistance. The post calls for initiative, a high level of accuracy, a good eye for detail, an ability to work to furious deadlines and a flexible and adaptable attitude to work.

This is a full-time post, Mondays to Fridays, ideally 8:45 till 5:00.

Probation: there will be an initial period of probation of 6 months.

Location: the Faculty of Economics is located on Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DD.

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The deadline for applications is Wednesday 21 October 2020 and interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on the afternoon of Thursday 29 October 2020.

Any queries regarding this position should be directed to Ms Monika Czajka, HR Coordinator, either via e-mail or alternatively by phoning 01223 335241.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference JH24193 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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