University of Cambridge

Job Opportunities


Assistant staff jobs

Temporary workers needed – PA/EAs, Administrators and Receptionists

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.

Real Living Wage

We pay a Real Living Wage (RLW) supplement, which sets the minimum rate of pay at £10.90 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 - Clinical Academic Training Office
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£25,742-£29,605 RA39518 19 January 2024
Animal Technician
£23,144-£25,742 AQ39540 17 December 2023
Business Administration Advanced Apprentice
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£18,581 RA39590 20 December 2023
Business and Administration Apprentice (Fixed Term)
Human Resources Division
£18,581 AH39310 4 December 2023
Catering Assistant
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, West Cambridge
£22,214-£23,144 NQ39295 28 November 2023
Chief Animal Technician
Central Cambridge
£29,605-£33,966 AQ39510 19 December 2023
University Library
£21,828 VE39463 3 December 2023
Client Services Administrator
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site
£23,144-£25,742 PP39383 30 November 2023
Clinical Research Administrator (BEST4Trial)
Department of Oncology
£25,742-£29,605 RD39370 4 December 2023
Communications Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Centre for Music Performance, Central Cambridge
£25,742-£29,605 pro rata DJ39550 10 December 2023
Conference Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Zoology
£25,742-£29,605 pro rata PF39205 8 December 2023
Department Teaching Administrator - (Full-time)
Department of Politics and International Studies
£32,332-£38,205 UE39439 30 November 2023
Deputy Librarian (HSPS Coordinator)
University Library
£32,332-£38,205 VE39597 10 December 2023
Desktop Service Analyst (Fixed Term)
University Information Services
£32,332-£38,205 VC39290 4 December 2023
Development Assistant (Fixed Term)
Kettle's Yard
£25,742-£29,605 DC39293 1 December 2023
Divisional Coordinator (Internal Applicants Only)
Department of Engineering
£29,605-£33,966 NM39455 30 November 2023
Executive Assistant to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Fixed Term, Maternity Cover)
Governance and Compliance Division, Central Cambridge (Hybrid Working Available)
£32,332-£38,205 AJ38738 3 December 2023
Facilities Site Supervisor
Estates Division - Facilities
£32,332-£38,205 BA39531 15 January 2024
Finance Assistant
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences
£25,742-£29,605 LN39457 18 December 2023
Finance Assistant - DPMMS (Permanent)
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
£25,742-£29,605 LF39434 10 December 2023
Finance Co-ordinator
Finance Division
£29,605-£33,966 AG39353 29 November 2023
Germ-Free Support Technician
South Cambridge
£23,144-£25,742 AQ39464 10 December 2023
Grant Co-ordinator (Permanent)
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
£29,605-£33,966 LF39312 4 December 2023
HR Administration Apprentice
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£18,581 RA39386 4 December 2023
HR Administrator [Temporary Cover]
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
£29,605-£33,966 NQ39336 30 November 2023
HR Coordinator
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£29,605-£33,966 RA39492 5 December 2023
In vivo Support Technician (Animal Technician) x2
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
G2: £22,214-£23,144
G3: £23,144-£25,742
SW39563 7 January 2024
Junior Animal Technician
South Cambridge
£22,681-£23,144 AQ39539 18 December 2023
Junior Engineer
University Information Services, Cambridge
£32,332-£38,205 VC39398 4 December 2023
Lab and Facilities Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine
£23,144-£25,742 RC39406 3 December 2023
Learning and Development Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Office of the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Mill Lane, Central Cambridge
£25,742-£29,605 JA39558 7 January 2024
MSt Business Office Assistant
Department of Land Economy, 19 Silver Street, Cambridge, CB3 9EP
£25,742-£29,605 JP39344 8 December 2023
Estates Division - Facilities
£25,742-£29,605 BA38992 3 December 2023
Principal Secretary
Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge
£32,332-£38,205 GF39364 4 December 2023
Project Coordinator
University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge
£25,742-£29,605 EN38046 10 December 2023
Purchasing & Stores Supervisor
Department of Plant Sciences
£29,605-£33,966 PD38938 3 December 2023
Receptionist (Part Time)
Estates Division
£23,144-£25,742 pro rata BA39414 28 November 2023
Research Laboratory Technician (Full time or Part time*)
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
£29,605-£33,966 MA39446 3 December 2023
Research Project Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Faculty of Architecture and History of Art, Wales
£32,332-£38,205 GB38502 7 January 2024
Scholarly Communication Support
University Library
£29,605-£33,966 VE39294 28 November 2023
Science Communicator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Psychiatry
£32,332-£38,205 pro rata RN39404 10 December 2023
Senior Accounts Clerk (Part Time)
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge
£25,742-£29,605 pro rata PP39345 30 November 2023
Senior Research Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
£29,605-£33,966 RG39538 21 December 2023
Senior Safety Technician
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
£29,605-£33,966 PM39381 7 January 2024
Shared Hub Operations Assistant
Estates Division - Facilities
£23,144-£25,742 BA38664 3 December 2023
Stores Assistant (Part Time)
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge
£25,742-£29,605 pro rata PP39341 4 December 2023
Student Recruitment Assistant - UK and Events [Temporary Cover] (Part Time)
Student Admissions & Access, Cambridge
£25,742-£29,605 pro rata AT39412 3 December 2023
Undergraduate Teaching Administrator
Department of Plant Sciences
£29,605-£33,966 PD39355 1 December 2023