Admissions and Data Services Administrator (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
January 02, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605-£33,966
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Contract Type:Fixed-term The funds
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Admissions and Data Services Administrator (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for the role of Admissions and Data Services. The post is situated in the Admissions and Data Services Team, which supports the 29 undergraduate Colleges in all aspects of the undergraduate application process (including the pre-application stage). The team processes over 21,000 applications a year and takes a lead on key functions such as UCAS, My Cambridge Application, Subject Moderation, Admissions Assessments, the Winter and Summer Pools and processing the vast majority of applicant examination results.

The role holders will be responsible to the Deputy Head of Admissions and Data Services, providing administrative support for various aspects of the work conducted by the ADS team. It is expected that this role will have a strong focus on data, responding to internal and external data requests, including Freedom of Information requests. The role holder will be expected to use Microsoft Excel and Access frequently, and use externally provided database software, for example Tableau. They will contribute to assessing the information needs of the University's admissions community and how this might be best serviced.

There will also be administrative elements within the role, including the need to support key functions within the team, such as the Winter and Summer pools. The Head of ADS may also from time to time require the role-holder to perform other duties appropriate to the grade of the post. For additional details, please read the further particulars document attached.

Fixed-term: The funds for these posts are available for until 18 December 2025 in the first instance.

The University is moving towards hybrid working with staff able to benefit from both working in the office and at home. Student Admissions and Access is based within the Student Services Centre on the New Museums Site in Central Cambridge. Staff are currently expected to be office-based for 30% of the time; this may increase in future.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

When applying, please include in your application how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification of the Further Particulars.

If you wish to make an informal enquiry about the role please contact Fiona Hall, Deputy Head of Admissions and Data Services (email [email protected]).

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact [email protected]

Please quote reference AT39300 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
  • Further Particulars
  • Department/Location

    Student Admissions & Access, Cambridge






    Assistant staff


    1 December 2023

    Closing date

    2 January 2024

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