Foundation Year Course Co-ordinator [Temporary Cover]

University of Cambridge
June 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332-£38,205
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:fixed-term for 13 mo
Working Time:Full time
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Foundation Year Course Co-ordinator Temporary Cover

The Cambridge Foundation Year is seeking to appoint a full-time 13 month Course Coordinator.

The Role:

The Foundation Year provides a pre-undergraduate pathway for students from backgrounds of educational disadvantage. This role will provide administrative support to all aspects of this programme.

The Course Coordinator will join an established team of teaching and administrative staff who support Foundation Year students on a CertHE in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. As part of this small but dedicated them, the role-holder works closely with the Course Director and teaching team provide administrative support. They are a crucial part of ensuring the course can run smoothly from making offers to students for the course to the final exam board and release of results. As such, the role includes a wide range of administrative tasks, and will suit a proactive individual who is keen to work closely with colleagues in different kinds of roles.

Person Profile:

  • Experience working in an administrative/project management role
  • Knowledge of educational challenges faced by students from a background of relative educational disadvantage
  • Experience of supporting project or course development and implementation
  • Advanced knowledge of Programme/Course Coordination involving a critical understanding of relevant theory and/or principles
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office
  • Educated to degree level/Level 6 vocational qualification OR equivalent level of practical experience.
  • Benefits of working at the University of Cambridge include:

  • Competitive rates of pay with automatic service related pay progression and annual cost of living increases
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities
  • Generous maternity, adoption and shared parental leave entitlement and other family friendly schemes
  • 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
  • Temporary cover: This post is fixed-term for 13 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

    We welcome applications from external and internal candidates, including internal candidates interested in taking a secondment from their current role in the University.

    Additional information regarding the role can be found within the Further Particulars. Your application should include a CV and Cover Letter that clearly set out how you meet the criteria listed in the person profile within the Further Particulars along with relevant examples. Candidates will be shortlisted based upon these criteria.

    Informal inquiries can be made by contacting Alex Pryce, Foundation Year Course Director - [email protected]

    The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on Sunday, 16th June 2024.

    Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 2nd July 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 AK41877 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

    Education Quality and Policy Office, Cambridge








    30 May 2024

    Closing date

    16 June 2024

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