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Industrial Placement Administrator (Part Time)

We are seeking a part-time Industrial Placements Administrator, who will be based at the Department's central Cambridge site within the Industrial Placements Office. This office forms part of the Teaching Office and, working closely with the Teaching Office, the Industrial Placements Office has responsibility for supporting and verifying the placement of undergraduates for the Industrial Experience requirement of the Tripos.

You will be responsible for the administration of the Industrial Experience requirement which forms part of the Honours Degree qualification undertaken by Undergraduate students. Reporting to the Industrial Placements Coordinator, you will assist in sourcing internships by building and maintaining relationships with employers globally, as well as advising and supporting students looking for an internship.

The successful candidate will be educated to at least A Level standard or have an equivalent level of practical experience. You will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Previous administrative experience is essential as well as the ability to organise and prioritise your own workload. Experience of using University of Cambridge administrative processes 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 (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.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

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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 NM36895 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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