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Postgraduate Administrator

The Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge is one of the leading, and longest standing, economics faculties in Europe. We are a dynamic, friendly and exciting place to work, we're approximately 100 staff members maintain and grow our global reputation for outstanding academic achievement and world-class original research.

Cambridge is a world-leading University and this is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team. Alongside a competitive salary and 36 days of annual leave per annum, University staff are eligible for a comprehensive package of benefits and services including discounts on shopping, health care, financial services, and public transport.

The Faculty of Economics is committed to supporting our staff to thrive both professionally and personally. Our Cambridge Works programme aims to support our staff to achieve a better work/life balance, whilst retaining the positive aspects of our unique in-person environment and culture. Our team has embraced hybrid working, where staff are empowered to split their time between in-person collaboration and remote working.

This is a key role in supporting all stages of postgraduate education from initial application through to thesis submission but with particular emphasis on supporting all the MPhil Programmes. The post holder will report to the Deputy Faculty Manager and support the work for the Chair of the Degree Committee and its members in coordinating postgraduate systems and processes to ensure the smooth and efficient running of postgraduate administration.

The successful candidate will have gained administrative experience in a Higher Education environment. They will be a highly competent user of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel and Word) with excellent communication, organisational and time management skills. They will enjoy working as part of a team and also independently with minimal supervision. They will possess the ability to prioritise efficiently and meet rigid deadlines on a regular basis.

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Informal enquiries about the role may be directed to Monika Czajka, HR Coordinator (

Please quote reference JH35737 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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