Operations Assistant (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
July 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742-£29,605
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Operations Assistant (Fixed Term)

The University of Cambridge is seeking an enthusiastic Operations Assistant to support the work of the Accessibility & Disability Resource Centre on a fixed- term basis until 23rd August 2025.

About the Team:

The Accessibility & Disability Resource Centre (ADRC) is part of the Student Support Department within Education Services. The ADRC provides advice, information and support to prospective disabled applicants, undergraduates, graduates and to the staff who support them. It also provides support and advice to Colleges and Departments/Faculties on the Equality Act (2010) in relation to disability equality matters.

About the Role:

The Operations Assistant will provide operational, financial and administrative support, including front of house tasks, event administration, record management and dealing with student and staff enquiries.

The successful candidate will also administer bursaries, invoices, and purchasing of equipment for disabled students and provide general support of the Centre's day-to-day operations. The post-holder will report to the ADRC Operations and Project Manager.

Your Skills:

You should have excellent communication, interpersonal and IT skills and demonstrate attention to detail.

Experience of using the University Finance System is desirable and previous experience of working with disabled people an advantage.

Interested applicants for this post should be educated to GCE A level standard or equivalent standard/NVQ level 3, or have an equivalent level of practical experience and have previous secretarial/clerical experience following office procedures, ideally within a Higher Education environment.

Further information about the role can be found in the Further Particulars document, which you can find via a link at the bottom of the advert.

In your application please tell us how you meet the criteria listed in the Further Particulars along with relevant examples. Candidates will be shortlisted and invited to interview based upon these criteria.

Applications are welcome both from external and internal candidates, including internal candidates interested in taking a secondment from their current role in the University.

Benefits of working at Cambridge include:

  • Competitive rates of pay with 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
  • If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]

    The closing date for applications is: Sunday 21st July

    Interviews will take place on: Wednesday 31st July

    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 AW42014 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






    Assistant staff


    3 July 2024

    Closing date

    21 July 2024

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