Operations and Project Manager

University of Cambridge
June 25, 2024
Offerd Salary:£40,521-£54,395
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Operations and Project Manager

The University of Cambridge is seeking an experienced Operations & Projects Manager to support the work of the Accessibility & Disability Resource Centre (ADRC).

The Department

The ADRC is part of the Academic Division and reports to the Head of the Student Support Department within Education Services. The ADRC provides advice, information and support to prospective disabled applicants, undergraduates and post-graduates of the University of Cambridge and to the staff who support them. The ADRC also provides support and advice to Colleges and Departments/Faculties on the Equality Act (2010) in relation to disability equality matters; and support for disabled students related to teaching learning and assessment as well as physical and digital accessibility. The ADRC also provides a training and consultancy service and coordinates approximately 20,000 hours of Non-Medical Help (NMH) each academic year.

The Role

The Operations & Projects Manager is operational deputy to the Head of the ADRC and is responsible for the operational management of the ADRC on a day- to-day basis, together with the line management of the ADRC Operations Team. In conjunction with the Head of the ADRC, the post-holder is responsible for the long-term strategic planning and organisation, communications and financial management of the centre (including student funding and awards). The Operations & Projects Manager also has oversight of the Non-Medical Help scheme, and is responsible for the processes and procedures related to the management and distribution of disabled student information and the management of the ADRC's case management, NMH allocation, and awarding systems. The role also provides research and analysis on quantitative information (statistical information on the service) and qualitative information (student and staff surveys), report writing and management of specific projects.

Interested applicants for this post should be educated to Degree level, or have an equivalent level of practical experience and have previous experience of working in Higher Education as a professional administrator with responsibility of line-management. An understanding of matters related to disability equality and higher or further education is an advantage but not essential.

Further information

Further information is available via the link below. When applying please upload your CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and how you meet the essential criteria set out in the Person Specification within the Further Particulars. Candidates will be shortlisted and invited to interview based upon these criteria.

Candidates wishing to make an application with the possibility of flexible working are kindly asked to indicate this within their covering letter.

If you would like more information about the role, informal enquiries can be directed by email to John Harding, Head of the Accessibility and Disability Resource Centre via [email protected].

The closing date for applications is: Tuesday, 25th June 2024

The interview date for the role is: Wednesday, 3rd 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 AW41908 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 Support, Cambridge








    5 June 2024

    Closing date

    25 June 2024

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