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Divisional Administrator

Applications are invited for the post of Divisional Administrator within the Fluid Mechanics, Energy & Turbomachinery Division based at the Department's central Cambridge site in Trumpington Street.

The Head of Division's Office is the focal point for students, academics and outside organisations and the Divisional Administrator has the chief administrative role in the Division. Reporting directly to the Head of Division, the Divisional Administrator oversees all administrative support for the Division and manages the Divisional administrative team to ensure the smooth running of teaching and learning/research activities within the Division.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or have an equivalent level of practical experience. You will be an experienced user of Microsoft office and possess excellent organisation skills with the ability to demonstrate an advanced knowledge of administration. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this role and prior experience of developing/ reviewing administrative processes and systems would be desirable.

If you feel you are the right candidate for this role, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Benefits of working at Cambridge include:

  • Competitive rates of pay with automatic service-related pay progression and annual cost of living increases;

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 40.5 days paid leave (including bank holidays) pro rata;

  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities;

  • Generous maternity, adoption and shared parental leave entitlement and other family friendly schemes (e.g.workplace nurseries and salary exchange schemes for childcare);

  • An auto-enrolment pension scheme, with a generous employer contribution;

  • Travel benefits and retail discounts at over 2,000 local and national stores;

  • Schemes to support with relocation / the provision of accommodation.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the HR Office at the Department of Engineering (, 01223 332615).

Please quote reference NM36862 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.

Further information

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