Postgraduate Programme Administrator (Part Time)

University of Cambridge
June 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742-£29,605
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Postgraduate Programme Administrator (Part Time)

The Department of Sociology is an internationally renowned centre for teaching and research in Sociology committed to public facing, theoretically strong, empirically orientated research. Our postgraduate degrees see students studying and researching a wide range of sociological topics including: social movements and political economy, health, medicine and the bio-society; digital sociology; the sociology of war, conflict, inequality, race, gender, work, emotions, beauty and the environment.

Using your previous experience in a similar administrative role, you will be the first point of contact for enquiries from prospective and current students and academic colleagues. You will undertake a range of administrative duties, such as: processing applications, administering assessment of students' work, providing committee support, maintaining records and databases, reviewing and updating websites and VLEs and organising events, such as induction and open days.

You will work collaboratively as part of an active network of Postgraduate Administrators across the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences, sharing practice and contributing to improvements to processes and procedures. A range of training and professional development opportunities will be available to you.

Educated to A-level standard (or equivalent) or with equivalent experience, you will join us with good organisational skills and attention to detail. You will also be competent in a range of software packages, such as Word, Excel and Outlook. Within the role, you will be the first point of contact for prospective and current students and academic staff and responsible for responding to email enquiries, therefore effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to [email protected]

If you have any technical difficulties submitting your online application, please contact [email protected]

Please quote reference JM41703 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Closing date is midnight on 20th June 2024

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.

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  • Department/Location

    Department of Sociology, Cambridge


    £25,742-£29,605 pro rata




    Assistant staff


    17 May 2024

    Closing date

    20 June 2024

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