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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
ADTIS Administrator
Language Centre
£27,116-£31,406 VD29454 31 January 2022
Accounts Assistant (Part Time)
University Sports Service
£20,600-£23,487 pro rata DG29703 20 February 2022
Administrative Assistant
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
£23,487-£27,116 NQ29530 27 January 2022
Administrative Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Archaeology - CAU
£20,600-£23,487 pro rata JD29826 17 February 2022
Administrator (Governance and Assurance)
Governance and Compliance Division, Central Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 AJ28893 31 January 2022
Animal Technician
Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 AQ28299 30 January 2022
Apprenticeship in Business Administration (HR)
MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge
£15,784 PU28504 6 February 2022
Assessment Assistant
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£23,487-£27,116 RA29155 6 February 2022
Building Service Technician - Floating
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£18,529-£20,600 RA29714 1 February 2022
Building Service Technician/Custodian x2 (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£18,529-£20,600 pro rata RA29461 13 February 2022
Building Survey Technician - Internal candidates only
Estates Division - Facilities
£29,614-£35,326 BA29824 7 February 2022
CSC Horticultural Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
£23,487-£27,116 PD29575 6 February 2022
Centre Manager, Energy Policy Research Group (Fixed Term, Part Time)
Judge Business School, Central Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 NS29286 9 February 2022
Chief HR Administrator
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Central Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 PM29877 16 February 2022
Chief Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, West Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 LJ29763 13 February 2022
Cleaner
Department of Earth Sciences
£18,212 LB29842 19 February 2022
Cleaner/Porter
Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street/West Cambridge
£18,212 NM29869 15 February 2022
Cleaning Manager
Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street/West Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 NM29868 15 February 2022
Commis Chef (Full-time, Permanent)
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 EA29276 31 January 2022
Computer Technician - Sandwich Placement (Fixed Term)
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
£18,212 MA29522 8 February 2022
Critical Services Engineer
Estates Division
£29,614-£35,326 BA29006 31 January 2022
Department Teaching Administrator
Department of Politics and International Studies
£29,614-£35,326 UE29623 4 February 2022
Departmental Safety Technician & Safety Officer
Department of Genetics
£29,614-£35,326 PC29549 30 January 2022
Deputy Finance Officer/Accounts and Purchasing Supervisor
C.I.M.R. Administration
£27,116-£31,406 SA28518 30 January 2022
Digital Assessment Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Office of the School of the Biological Sciences, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 PA29747 31 January 2022
Digital Learning Instructional Designer (Fixed Term)
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 EA28336 9 February 2022
Domestic Assistant (Part Time)
Department of Pathology, Central Cambridge
£18,212 pro rata PK29016 28 January 2022
Employer and Engagement Coordinator
Careers Service, Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 DD29892 13 February 2022
Executive Assistant (Fixed Term)
Office of the School of Technology, Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 NN29790 11 February 2022
Facilities Management Assistant - Security
University Library
£20,600-£23,487 VE29773 6 February 2022
Finance Coordinator
Department of Psychology
£29,614-£35,326 PJ29668 2 February 2022
Fundraising Assistant
University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations
£23,487-£27,116 DH29601 1 February 2022
Glasswash Assistant
Department of Medicine
£18,529-£20,600 RC29448 30 January 2022
HR Apprentice
Judge Business School
£15,784 NS29870 13 February 2022
HR Coordinator [Temporary Maternity Cover]
MRC Epidemiology Unit
£27,116-£31,406 SJ29732 3 February 2022
IT Support Technician (Fixed Term)
Clinical School Computing Service
£27,116-£31,406 RY29660 30 January 2022
IT Technician (Fixed Term)
BP Institute
£29,614-£35,326 LB29651 5 February 2022
Information Adviser
Accommodation Service
£23,487-£27,116 DE27415 27 January 2022
Institution Support IT Analyst (Fixed Term)
University Information Services
£29,614-£35,326 VC29748 6 February 2022
Laboratory and Workshop Manager
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
£31,406-£40,927 LE28988 21 February 2022
Multimedia Facility Senior Technician
Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 PH28702 6 February 2022
PA / Team Administrator
Legal Services Division, Central Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 AY29833 17 February 2022
PA to Deputy Director of Finance
Finance Division, Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 AG28621 20 February 2022
PA/Secretary (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine
£20,600-£23,487 pro rata RC28458 2 February 2022
PPM and Compliance Coordinator (Fixed Term)
Estates Division - Facilities
£27,116-£31,406 BA29811 7 February 2022
Pavilion Secretary (Fixed Term)
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
£23,487-£27,116 LE29285 30 January 2022
Personal Assistant to the Director (Part Time)
Scott Polar Research Institute
£23,487-£27,116 pro rata LD29715 2 February 2022
Postgraduate Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)
Office of the School of Clinical Medicine
£23,487-£27,116 pro rata RA29669 7 February 2022
Programme Co-ordinator (Fixed Term)
University Information Services
£27,116-£31,406 VC29673 7 February 2022
Project Coordinator in Higher Education
Sainsbury Laboratory
£29,614-£35,326 PT29821 13 February 2022
Receptionist
Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute
£20,600-£23,487 PR29687 4 February 2022
Receptionist (Fixed Term)
Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 PH28994 6 February 2022
Research Grant Administrator (Fixed Term)
Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute
£27,116-£31,406 PR29874 27 February 2022
Research Grant Co-ordinator
Department of Medicine
£27,116-£31,406 RC29893 10 February 2022
Research Grants Administrator (Fixed Term) Internal Secondment Opportunity
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, West Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 LJ29659 30 January 2022
Research Group Administrator (Fixed Term)
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, West Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 pro rata LJ28329 13 February 2022
Research Laboratory Technician
MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge
£20,600-£23,487 PU27368 6 February 2022
Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Oncology
£23,487-£27,116 RD29815 20 February 2022
Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
£23,487-£27,116 PD29654 20 February 2022
Research Laboratory and Safety Co-ordinator (Fixed Term)
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
£29,614-£35,326 ZE29726 6 February 2022
Research Support Advisor
Cambridge Research Office
£27,116-£31,406 EW29834 20 February 2022
Research Support Advisor (Temporary Cover)
Cambridge Research Office
£27,116-£31,406 EW28820 13 February 2022
Safety and Staff Welfare Coordinator [Temporary Cover] (Part Time Secondment)
Department of Earth Sciences
£29,614-£35,326 pro rata LB26530 29 January 2022
Senior Accounts Assistant
Finance Division, Cambridge
£27,116-£31,406 AG29736 13 February 2022
Senior Accounts Clerk [Temporary Cover]
Department of Pathology, Central Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 PK29737 16 February 2022
Senior Animal Technician
Canbridge
£23,487-£27,116 AQ29641 30 January 2022
Senior Building Services Technician
Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute
£23,487-£27,116 PR29662 28 January 2022
Senior Contracts Administrator
Cambridge Research Office
£29,614-£35,326 EW24348 31 January 2022
Senior Programme Coordinator (Operations )
Judge Business School
£29,614-£35,326 NS29857 13 February 2022
Senior Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Oncology
£23,487-£27,116 RD29702 30 January 2022
Senior Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Department of Plant Sciences
£23,487-£27,116 PD29781 7 February 2022
Senior Secretary (Fixed Term)
Department of Medicine
£23,487-£27,116 RC29828 6 February 2022
Senior Teaching Laboratory Technician - Part II & Part IA
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
£23,487-£27,116 MA29720 30 January 2022
Service Technician
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
£18,529-£20,600 SW29751 6 February 2022
Service Technician (Barrier)
South Cambridge
£18,529-£20,600 AQ28235 15 February 2022
Teaching Coordinator
Department of Pathology, Central Cambridge
£29,614-£35,326 PK29639 6 February 2022
Trainee Horticultural Technician
Botanic Garden
£18,212 PE29431 6 March 2022
Undergraduate Administrator
Department of Pharmacology, Central Cambridge
£23,487-£27,116 PL28663 8 February 2022
Undergraduate Administrator
Faculty of Economics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DD
£23,487-£27,116 JH29739 8 February 2022
Weekend Horticultural Assistant (Part Time)
Botanic Garden
£20,600-£23,487 pro rata PE29823 27 February 2022