Deputy Centre Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
April 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332-£38,205
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
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Deputy Centre Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)

An exciting opportunity for a Deputy Centre Administrator has arisen within the Centre for Research in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities to provide additional support to the Centre.

About the Division / School

The Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) is one of the biggest and most active research centres in Europe. CRASSH's core mission, to foster world-leading interdisciplinary research ranging across the arts, social sciences, and humanities, is achieved through three main programmes. It hosts several individual and collaborative research projects and centres, develops an events and initiatives programme with around 300 events per year (from high-profile public lectures and multi-day conferences to small, research-intensive workshops) and manages a series of Visiting Fellowships.

The Role:

The Deputy Centre Administrator will join a friendly collaborative team and work closely with the Centre Administrator and CRASSH Director to support the Centre's programmes and projects. The role holder will provide professional support in the areas of Governance and Planning, Research Management, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Programme and Project Administration and Communications (internal and external relations).

Benefits of working at Cambridge include:

  • Competitive rates of pay with automatic service-related pay progression and annual cost of living increases;
  • Generous annual leave allowance of 36 days paid leave (including bank holidays)
  • Generous maternity, adoption and shared parental leave entitlement and other family friendly schemes (e.g. workplace nurseries and salary exchange schemes for childcare);
  • An auto-enrolment pension scheme, with a generous employer contribution;
  • Travel benefits and retail discounts at over 2,000 local and national stores;
  • Schemes to support with relocation / the provision of accommodation
  • The University of Cambridge is committed to supporting our staff to thrive both professionally and personally. We aim to support a good work/life balance, whilst retaining the positive aspects of our unique in-person environment and culture. Elements of this role are suitable for hybrid working, where staff can split their time between in-person collaboration and remote working. The frequency of the remote elements of the role can be discussed with the recruiting manager, but the role holder would be expected to be working from the office at least 3 days a week.

    Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to: Mette H. Rokkum Jamasb, Centre Administrator, at [email protected].

    Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

    Applications are also 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.

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

    Questions about the application process should be addressed to Lauren Taylor, HR Coordinator at [email protected]

    Please quote reference AK40749 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 Information
  • Department/Location

    Academic Division, Central Cambridge


    £32,332-£38,205 pro rata




    Assistant staff


    11 March 2024

    Closing date

    28 April 2024

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