Admissions and Data Services Administrator (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
April 10, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605-£33,966
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Contract Type:Fixed-term The funds
Working Time:Negotigation
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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 Admissions and Data Services Administrator 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 Admissions and Data Services Administrator 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.

Fixed-term: The funds for these posts are available for until 31 December 2025 in the first instance.

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

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.

Additional information regarding the role can be found within the Further Particulars.

When applying, please ensure that your application clearly sets out your suitability for the role, and how you meet the criteria listed in the Person Specification section of the Further Particulars (including relevant examples). Candidates will be shortlisted based on these criteria.

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]).

The closing date for applications is: Sunday, 10th April 2024

Interviews for the role will be held on Monday, 22nd April 2024

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 AT41002 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


    21 March 2024

    Closing date

    10 April 2024

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