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Assistant staff jobs

Temporary workers needed – administrators, receptionists, PA/EAs, hr assistants, financial assistants and communications and marketing

The Temporary Employment Service (TES) of the University assists departments with their temporary work requirements and has a range of temporary opportunities available in many different administrative support areas. For further details of the candidates we are looking for, the opportunities we can offer and how to apply, please see our application page.


Cambridge Living Wage

We operate a Cambridge Living Wage (CLW) supplement, which sets the minimum rate of pay at £10 per hour.

Current Assistant staff jobs at the University of Cambridge.

If you would like to view jobs available at the Colleges, please find them on their own page.

Title Salary Reference Closes
Administrative Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, NIHR BioResource Research Group
£23,487-£27,116 RW31657 3 July 2022
Administrative Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cancer Genetic Epidemiology
£20,600-£23,487 pro rata RS31745 5 July 2022
Administrative Assistant and Personal Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 pro rata GO31979 7 August 2022
Administrator
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Central Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 PM31747 10 July 2022
Animal Technician
Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 AQ31138 12 July 2022
Animal Technician
North Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 AQ31737 13 July 2022
Animal Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
£27,116-£31,406 RI31671 30 June 2022
Apprentice Accounts Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, West Cambridge
£15,784 NQ31843 31 July 2022
Apprentice Teaching Laboratory Technician
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
£17,338 MA31575 3 July 2022
Apprentice in Mechanical Engineering
Department of Physics
£15,784 KA31407 18 July 2022
Assistant Cafe Manager
Estates Division - Business Services
£20,600-£23,487 XM31855 5 July 2022
Assistant to the Departmental Administrator & HR Office Administrator (Part Time)
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
£23,487-£27,116 pro rata LE30503 3 July 2022
Business Administration Advanced Apprentice
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£15,784 RA30470 17 July 2022
Canteen Supervisor/Chef
Department of Pathology, Central Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 PK31653 7 July 2022
Centre Administrative Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Land Economy, 19 Silver Street, Cambridge, CB3 9EP
£23,487-£27,116 pro rata JP31888 27 July 2022
Chief Animal Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine
£27,116-£31,406 RC31556 13 July 2022
Cleaner
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
£18,852 MA31437 12 July 2022
Cleaner (Part-time or full-time)
Department of Earth Sciences
£18,852 LB31506 16 July 2022
Communications Coordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Zoology
£29,614-£35,326 pro rata PF31714 3 July 2022
Communications, Digital and Social Media Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Faculty of Education
£27,116-£31,406 pro rata JR31735 20 July 2022
Contracts Administrator
Cambridge Research Office
£27,116-£31,406 EW31574 17 July 2022
Courses Assistant
Faculty of Education
£20,600-£23,487 JR31734 3 July 2022
Custodian
Faculty of Education
£18,852-£20,600 JR31275 10 July 2022
Custodian (Grade 3, full time, permanent)
Department of Archaeology
£20,600-£23,487 JD29491 30 June 2022
DMC Technologist (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
£29,614-£35,326 RG31821 3 July 2022
Domestic Assistant (Part Time)
Department of Pathology, Cambridge
£18,852 pro rata PK31834 11 July 2022
Duty Supervisor
University Sports Service, University Sports Facilities (West Cambridge, Wilberforce Road and Fenner's)
£27,116-£31,406 DG31576 18 July 2022
Employer Engagement Coordinator
Careers Service, Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 DD29892 10 July 2022
Executive Assistant
Office of the School of Technology
£29,614-£35,326 NN30538 3 July 2022
Facilities Assistant
University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 EN30313 3 July 2022
Facilities Management - Security Assistant (Asset Protection)
University Library
£20,600-£23,487 VE31796 8 July 2022
Faculty Finance Assistant
Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 GP31764 30 June 2022
Fetching Team Supervisor (Fixed Term)
University Library
£23,487-£27,116 VE31951 12 July 2022
Finance Co-ordinator (Internal only)
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 EA31957 17 July 2022
Financial Systems Project Co-ordinator [Temporary Cover]
Finance Division, Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 AG32002 17 July 2022
General Maintenance Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Earth Sciences
£18,852-£20,600 LB31014 10 July 2022
HR Administrator
Department of Computer Science and Technology, West Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 NR31604 30 June 2022
HR Administrator (Part Time)
Department of Biochemistry, Central Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 pro rata PH31696 3 July 2022
HR Coordinator [Maternity Cover]
University Information Services
£29,614-£35,326 VC31120 30 June 2022
Human Anatomy Centre Teaching Administrator and Bequeathal Secretary
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
£23,487-£27,116 PM31868 14 July 2022
IT Technician
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
£27,116-£31,406 SW31886 18 July 2022
IT Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Psychology
£27,116-£31,406 PJ31703 3 July 2022
International Student Assistant Administrator (Fixed Term)
Student Operations, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 AB31584 17 July 2022
Joint Programmes Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 pro rata GP30610 3 July 2022
Junior Animal Technician
Cambridge
£18,852-£20,600 AQ30992 26 July 2022
Large Animal Technician
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site
£20,600-£23,487 PP30807 10 July 2022
Learning Host (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Kettle's Yard
£20,600-£23,487 pro rata DC31719 7 July 2022
Library Assistant
University Library
£20,600-£23,487 VE31675 3 July 2022
Library Assistant
Faculty of English Library
£20,600-£23,487 VQ31972 15 July 2022
MPhil and PhD Programmes Administrator
Institute of Criminology
£27,116-£31,406 JL31781 5 July 2022
Marketing Co-ordinator
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 EA31285 3 July 2022
Mechanical Workshop Technician
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
£29,614-£35,326 MA31931 17 July 2022
Operation Assistant - Stores and Lab Services (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
£23,487-£27,116 PD31736 3 July 2022
Outreach and Communications Coordinator (Part-time, Fixed term)
Department of Sociology
£27,116-£31,406 pro rata JM31639 22 July 2022
PA to Deputy Director of Finance
Finance Division
£27,116-£31,406 AG31869 7 July 2022
Participatory Research & Impact Project Co-ordinator
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 DA31940 14 July 2022
Payroll Administrator (Fixed Term)
Finance Division
£27,116-£31,406 AG31959 12 July 2022
Performance Assistant (Classical) (Fixed Term)
Centre for Music Performance
£20,600-£23,487 DJ31950 12 July 2022
Performance Assistant (Contemporary) (Fixed Term)
Centre for Music Performance
£20,600-£23,487 DJ31969 12 July 2022
Postgraduate Administrator
Department of Medicine
£27,116-£31,406 RC31724 30 June 2022
Postgraduate Course Administrator (Fixed Term - One Year) [Temporary Cover]
Department of Politics and International Studies
£23,487-£27,116 UE31163 1 July 2022
Programme Administrator (PrimaryBreathe) (Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, The Primary Care Unit
£23,487-£27,116 SN31662 3 July 2022
Programme Coordinator, Cambridge Social Ventures (Fixed Term, Part Time)
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 pro rata NS31962 17 July 2022
Project Coordinator - Cambridge Centre for Myelin Repair (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust - Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
£29,614-£35,326 pro rata PS31894 17 July 2022
Project Coordinator, Executive Education
University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 EN30730 31 July 2022
Radio Telescope Technician
Department of Physics
£23,487-£27,116 KA31680 13 July 2022
Radiochemistry Laboratory Technician
Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre
£23,487-£27,116 SR30878 24 July 2022
Receptionist
University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 EN30314 3 July 2022
Receptionist (Part Time)
Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science
£20,600-£23,487 pro rata JB29878 22 July 2022
Receptionist (Part Time)
University Sports Service
£18,852-£20,600 pro rata DG31751 10 July 2022
Receptionist (Part-Time)
Department of Engineering
£18,852-£20,600 pro rata NM31810 30 June 2022
Recreation Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)
University Sports Service
£18,852 pro rata DG31768 17 July 2022
Research Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
£23,487-£27,116 pro rata RI31845 10 July 2022
Research Grants Coordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Psychology, Cambridge City Centre
£29,614-£35,326 pro rata PJ31726 5 July 2022
Research Laboratory Apprentice x 3
Department of Physics
£15,784 KA31562 18 July 2022
Research Laboratory Technician
MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 PU31996 31 July 2022
Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
£27,116-£31,406 PD31975 13 July 2022
Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust - Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
£27,116-£31,406 PS31898 17 July 2022
Research Laboratory and Safety Coordinator
John van Geest Centre for Brain Repair
£29,614-£35,326 XB31370 3 July 2022
Research Project Administrator (Fixed Term)
Centre for Research in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 VM31557 31 July 2022
Research Support Advisor
Cambridge Research Office
£27,116-£31,406 EW28820 10 July 2022
Research Support Advisor
Cambridge Research Office
£27,116-£31,406 EW29834 10 July 2022
Residencies Coordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Judge Business School
£27,116-£31,406 pro rata NS31890 6 July 2022
Resources and Learner Support Assistant [Temporary Cover]
Language Centre, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 VD31778 12 July 2022
Retail Assistant (Zero hour)
Kettle's Yard
£18,852-£20,600 pro rata DC31836 10 July 2022
Safety Technician
Department of Geography
£23,487-£27,116 LC30222 12 July 2022
Samples Coordinator, NIHR BioResource for Translational Research (Fixed Term)
Department of Haematology
£27,116-£31,406 RB31792 14 July 2022
Schofield Centre Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering
£29,614-£35,326 NM30462 11 July 2022
Scientific Support Coordinator
Department of Zoology
£27,116-£31,406 PF31470 10 July 2022
Senior Accounts Clerk
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£23,487-£27,116 RA31842 10 July 2022
Senior Accounts Clerk
Judge Business School
£23,487-£27,116 NS31807 30 June 2022
Senior Accounts Clerk Supervisor
Judge Business School
£29,614-£35,326 NS31805 30 June 2022
Senior Accounts Clerk [Maternity Cover]
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
£23,487-£27,116 ZE31844 10 July 2022
Senior Clerk (Fixed Term)
Department of Oncology
£23,487-£27,116 RD31984 31 July 2022
Senior HR Co-ordinator
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
£29,614-£35,326 ZE31687 10 July 2022
Senior HR Coordinator [3 years fixed term]
South Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 AQ31090 21 July 2022
Senior Library Assistant (Betty and Gordon Moore Library)
Betty and Gordon Moore Library
£23,487-£27,116 VK31838 8 July 2022
Senior Payroll Administrator (Fixed Term)
Finance Division
£29,614-£35,326 AG31955 12 July 2022
Senior Research Laboratory Technician
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
£23,487-£27,116 MA31790 3 July 2022
Senior Research Technician (Fixed Term)
Milner Therapeutics Institute, Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 PR31710 6 July 2022
Senior Secretary
Department of Medicine
£23,487-£27,116 RC31891 13 July 2022
Senior Secretary - PhD Administrator
Faculty of History
£23,487-£27,116 JJ31218 18 July 2022
Service Desk Analyst [Temporary Cover] (Secondment)
University Information Services
£27,116-£31,406 VC31630 4 July 2022
Service Technician Porter (Barrier)
South Cambridge
£18,852-£20,600 AQ28235 18 July 2022
Service Technician porter
Cambridge
£18,852-£20,600 AQ29640 18 July 2022
Shared Hub Operations Assistant
Estates Division - Facilities
£20,600-£23,487 BA31540 19 July 2022
Specialist Nurse (Anaesthesia)
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site
£27,116-£31,406 PP31837 3 July 2022
Student Engagement Coordinator
Cambridge Zero, West Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 AK31367 7 July 2022
Student Registry Administrator
Student Operations, Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 AB31501 3 July 2022
System Support Technician (Fixed Term)
MRC Epidemiology Unit
£27,116-£31,406 SJ31835 10 July 2022
Teaching Office Administrator
Department of Engineering
£23,487-£27,116 NM31941 11 July 2022
Temporary Curatorial Assistant (Fixed Term, 9-months)
Kettle's Yard
£23,487-£27,116 DC31833 13 July 2022
Undergraduate and Outreach Coordinator (Fixed-term, Maternity cover)
Department of Politics and International Studies
£27,116-£31,406 UE31691 1 July 2022
Visitor Services Assistant (Part Time)
Botanic Garden
£18,852-£20,600 pro rata PE31755 17 July 2022
Ward Assistant
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site
£18,852 PP31644 3 July 2022