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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
Academic Centre Coordinator - [Temporary Cover]
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 EA28696 14 November 2021
Administrative Assistant NVS (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Estates Division - Business Services
£23,487-£27,116 pro rata XM28706 10 November 2021
Administrator - Student Electives, Selected Components and Scheduling
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£27,116 - £31,406 RA28598 8 November 2021
Admissions Clerk
Cambridge Admissions Office, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 AT28689 14 November 2021
Admissions Clerk (Operations)
Cambridge Admissions Office, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 AT28467 14 November 2021
Alumni & External Engagement Communications Coordinator
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 NS28370 31 October 2021
Animal Technician
South Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 AQ28299 17 November 2021
Apprenticeship in Business Administration (HR)
MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge
£15,784 PU28504 10 November 2021
Assistant Horticulturist (Landscape and Machinery)
Botanic Garden
£23,487-£27,116 PE28699 19 December 2021
Assistant Horticulturist (Tree's and Shrubs)
Botanic Garden
£23,487-£27,116 PE28686 19 December 2021
Building Service Technician/Custodian (Fixed Term)
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£18,529-£20,600 RA28398 9 November 2021
Building Services and Workshop Manager
Department of Earth Sciences
£31,406-£40,927 LB28538 13 November 2021
Business Administration Apprentice (Fixed Term)
Department of Oncology
£15,784 RD28690 14 November 2021
CSC Glasswashing Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
£18,529-£20,600 PD28429 10 November 2021
CSC Media Technician (Fixed Term) - Part time or Full Time
Department of Plant Sciences
£23,487-£27,116 PD28588 10 November 2021
Catering Assistant
Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge
£18,212 pro rata PH28556 7 November 2021
Centre Administrator
Development Studies
£27,116-£31,406 UC28315 2 November 2021
Chief IT Technician
Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science
£27,116-£31,406 JB28724 29 November 2021
Chief Research Laboratory Technician
Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 PH28473 15 November 2021
Clinical Trials Administrative Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Oncology
£23,487-£27,116 RD28305 7 November 2021
Clinical Trials Administrator
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
£29,614-£35,326 ZE28592 7 November 2021
Clinical Trials Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
£27,116-£31,406 RG28602 15 November 2021
Communications Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover)
Estates Division - Business Services
£29,614-£35,326 BA28660 9 November 2021
Communications and Engagement Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, THIS Institute
£27,116-£31,406 RH28600 2 November 2021
Curriculum Office Administrator
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£23,487-£27,116 RA28748 15 November 2021
Custodian
Centre for Mathematical Sciences
£18,529-£20,600 LO28631 28 November 2021
Deputy Building Service Coordinator
Department of Oncology
£27,116-£31,406 RD28575 14 November 2021
Deputy Finance Officer / Accounts and Purchasing Supervisor
C.I.M.R. Administration
£27,116-£31,406 SA28518 11 November 2021
Domestic Assistant (Part Time)
Department of Pathology, Central Cambridge
£18,212 pro rata PK28262 28 October 2021
Executive Assistant and Committee Coordinator
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley, Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 EA28637 31 October 2021
Facilities Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
£29,614-£35,326 PD28304 31 October 2021
Finance Assistant - Purchasing (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
£23,487-£27,116 PD27821 7 November 2021
Finance Co-ordinator
Department of Earth Sciences
£29,614-£35,326 LB28718 20 November 2021
Finance Coordinator
Department of Psychiatry
£27,116-£31,406 RN28710 14 November 2021
Finance Coordinator
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
£27,116-£31,406 NQ28544 18 November 2021
Finance and Grants Co-ordinator (Fixed Term)
Office of the School of the Biological Sciences
£29,614-£35,326 PA28703 11 November 2021
Food and Beverage Manager
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 EA28722 3 November 2021
Food and Beverage Supervisor
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 EA28666 31 October 2021
Graduate Administrator (Part Time)
Department of Politics and International Studies
£23,487-£27,116 pro rata UE28321 2 November 2021
HR Administrator
Human Resources Division, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 AH28687 7 November 2021
HR Administrator/Secretary (Fixed Term)
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 EA28590 7 November 2021
HR Co-ordinator (initially 2 Yr FTC)
Fitzwilliam Museum
£29,614-£35,326 DA28397 31 October 2021
HR Visitor and Compliance Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Psychology
£23,487-£27,116 pro rata PJ28251 31 October 2021
Housekeeping Assistant (Part-time 20hpw)
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, Cambridge
£10.00 per hour EA28623 8 November 2021
Human Resources Administrator
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
£27,116-£31,406 NQ28648 14 November 2021
IT Support Assistant
Department of Radiology
£23,487-£27,116 RQ28680 14 November 2021
IT Technician
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 LN28500 12 November 2021
International Projects Co-Ordinator (Fixed Term)
Strategic Partnerships Office, Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 AK26776 31 October 2021
Internship Programmes Co-ordinator (Fixed Term)
Office of the School of the Biological Sciences, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX
£29,614-£35,326 PA28434 31 October 2021
Junior Animal Technician
Cambridge
£18,529-£20,600 AQ28303 17 November 2021
Junior Laboratory Technician (Part Time)
Department of Pathology, Central Cambridge
£18,212 pro rata PK28653 10 November 2021
Laboratory Technician
Sainsbury Laboratory
£23,487-£27,116 PT28577 31 October 2021
Library Assistant (French)
University Library
£20,600-£23,487 VE28671 10 November 2021
Marketing Coordinators
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 EA28695 14 November 2021
PA to Deputy Director of Finance
Finance Division, Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 AG28621 10 November 2021
PA/Secretary (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine
£20,600-£23,487 pro rata RC28458 31 October 2021
Policy Fellowships Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 NS28179 31 October 2021
Programme Administrator (Practice)- Fixed Term
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 NS24770 31 October 2021
Programme Administrator, Master of Finance
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 NS27883 31 October 2021
Programme Coordinator, MSt SI (Marketing and Online Learning Support) (Fixed Term)
Judge Business School
£27,116-£31,406 NS28539 8 November 2021
Project Coordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Psychology
£29,614-£35,326 pro rata PJ28485 5 November 2021
Project Coordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
£27,116-£31,406 pro rata JC28574 5 November 2021
Project Coordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
£27,116-£31,406 pro rata JC28218 31 October 2021
Public Engagement Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust - Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
£27,116-£31,406 PS28741 21 November 2021
Quality Assurance Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Oncology
£27,116-£31,406 pro rata RD28682 21 November 2021
Reactive Repairs Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Estates Division - Facilities
£27,116-£31,406 BA28700 10 November 2021
Receptionist (Part-Time)
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
£18,529-£20,600 pro rata NQ28427 31 October 2021
Receptionist/Administrator
Occupational Health and Safety Service, Staff Counselling Centre
£23,487-£27,116 pro rata AN28222 12 November 2021
Research Administrator - Study/Trial Recruitment Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, The Primary Care Unit
£27,116-£31,406 SN28647 3 November 2021
Research Grant Administrator (Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute
£27,116-£31,406 PR28683 21 November 2021
Research Group Administrator (Secondment Cover)
Department of Engineering
£27,116-£31,406 NM28629 3 November 2021
Research Laboratory Manager (Fixed Term)
C.I.M.R. Clinical Biochemistry
£29,614-£35,326 SG28289 7 November 2021
Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
MRC Epidemiology Unit
£23,487-£27,116 SJ28424 31 October 2021
Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Genetics
£23,487-£27,116 PC28636 7 November 2021
Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
£23,487-£27,116 PD28551 5 November 2021
Research Laboratory Technician (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Milner Therapeutics Institute, Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 pro rata PR28596 14 November 2021
Research Support Librarian
School of Technology Libraries
£29,614-£35,326 VI28505 7 November 2021
Research Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
£18,529-£20,600 PM28519 30 October 2021
Research and Communications Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Office of the School of Arts and Humanities, Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 pro rata GA28453 31 October 2021
School IT Technician (Internal only)
Office of the School of Arts and Humanities, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 GA28338 28 October 2021
Seminar Assistant (Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, The Primary Care Unit
£23,487-£27,116 SN28534 31 October 2021
Senior Accounts Administrator, Pensions (Part Time)
Pensions Section, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 pro rata AM28367 12 November 2021
Senior Accounts Clerk
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site
£23,487-£27,116 PP28568 4 November 2021
Senior Building Services Technician (Electrician)
Department of Engineering
£27,116-£31,406 NM28263 7 November 2021
Senior Building Services Technician (Electrician) (Fixed Term)
Department of Engineering, Electrical Engineering Division (West Cambridge)
£27,116-£31,406 NM28630 7 November 2021
Senior HR Coordinator
MRC Toxicology Unit
£29,614-£35,326 PU28517 1 November 2021
Senior Horticultural Technician (Eastern Displays)
Botanic Garden
£27,116-£31,406 PE28502 21 November 2021
Senior Horticultural Technician (Glasshouse)
Botanic Garden
£27,116-£31,406 PE28501 14 November 2021
Senior Horticultural Technician (Trees and Shrubs)
Botanic Garden
£27,116-£31,406 PE28470 28 November 2021
Senior Horticultural Technician (Western Displays)
Botanic Garden
£27,116-£31,406 PE28482 21 November 2021
Senior Open Access Advisor
University Library
£29,614-£35,326 VE28612 3 November 2021
Service Area Support Technician
South Cambridge
£18,529-£20,600 AQ27036 31 October 2021
Service Desk Analyst (Fixed Term)
University Information Services
£27,116-£31,406 VC28196 8 November 2021
Service Technician (Barrier)
South Cambridge
£18,529-£20,600 AQ28235 31 October 2021
Specialist Nurse - Medicine
Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 PP28549 7 November 2021
Student Registry Administrator
Student Operations, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 AB28614 7 November 2021
Sustainability Communications and Engagement Coordinator
Estates Division - Environment & Energy
£29,614-£35,326 BA28711 14 November 2021
THIS Institute Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, THIS Institute
£29,614-£35,326 RH28353 31 October 2021
Teaching Office Assistant
Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 PH28617 14 November 2021
Team Leader (Glasshouse)
Botanic Garden
£29,614-£35,326 PE28469 14 November 2021
Theatre Manager (Fixed Term)
North Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 AQ27290 14 November 2021
Trainee and Experienced Animal Technicians x2
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
£18,529 - £27,116

SW28430 28 October 2021
Undergraduate Administrator
Department of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology
£23,487-£27,116 PL28663 21 November 2021
Undergraduate Programmes Administrator
Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 GU28526 31 October 2021
West Cambridge Sharing Project Co-ordinator (Part-Time, Fixed Term)
Office of the School of Technology, Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 pro rata NN27539 14 November 2021
Widening Participation Assistant
Cambridge Admissions Office, Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 AT28591 7 November 2021