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Section Coordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)

This is an exciting time to join a large, complex and welcoming Faculty with an exceptional international record in teaching and research. Following a comprehensive review of the structure of professional services in the Faculty, we are now recruiting to a number of newly created roles. We are seeking to attract enthusiastic and versatile people with excellent administrative skills to make a positive contribution to our team and to help shape our key services.

As one of three Section Coordinators in the Faculty, the role holder will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Section of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics. Assisted by a Section Secretary, you will coordinate undergraduate teaching and examining and provide general administrative assistance in support of other Faculty-wide and Section-specific activities.

With experience of working in an administrative role, ideally in Higher Education, you will have excellent communication skills and a successful track-record of contributing to the development of administrative systems and processes to improve the service provided.

You will be a well-organised and adaptable team player with a commitment to providing high quality services to students, staff and other stakeholders. You will be skilled at managing competing priorities and be able to move between tasks at short notice to meet deadlines, without compromising quality. You will work proactively and collaboratively within your immediate team, and across Faculty and School services, sharing best practice and facilitating continuous improvement.

A high level of personal initiative will be required to maintain the coordination function that is required with staff and students in the Faculty, and other stakeholders across the University.

This is a fixed term position until 30 September 2020 and the part time hours are 25.5 per week.

Applications are 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.

The closing date for applications is 18 August 2019.

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Administrative Assistant - Graduate Office (Part Time)

Applications are invited for the position of Administrative Assistant at the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics. The successful candidate will be required to work 25 hours per week (70% of full-time) to be arranged with the Faculty Manager on appointment.

The role holder will assist the Graduate Administrators (job share) and Graduate Secretary in the day-to-day running of all aspects of the administration of the Faculty's graduate programmes, with a particular focus on the MPhil and PhD in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics. Duties will include providing secretarial support for graduate admissions and funding competitions, graduate training, progress reviews and examinations.

The successful candidate will be versatile, highly organised and proficient in standard software packages. Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to work in partnership with academic and administrative staff at all levels.

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The closing date for applications is Sunday 11 August 2019.

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Section Secretary (Part Time)

We are looking for a Section Secretary to provide general administrative support, principally for the French and German language sections. Working in a team of six overall, including three Section Coordinators, you will support the Faculty and its six constituent sections in delivering undergraduate teaching and examining. You will also provide administrative assistance to the Section Coordinators and Assistant Faculty Manager in support of other Faculty-wide and Section-specific activities.

You will be a well-organised and adaptable team player with a commitment to providing a high quality service to students, staff and other stakeholders. You will be skilled at managing competing priorities and be able to move between tasks at short notice to meet deadlines. You will work collaboratively within your immediate team, and across Faculty and School services, sharing best practice and facilitating continuous improvement.

This position is being offered on a part time basis working 18.25 hours per week.

Interviews are planned for the 19 August 2019.

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Assistant Faculty Manager (Fixed Term)

A vacancy has arising for an Assistant Faculty Manager in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics. This is an exciting time to join a large, complex and welcoming Faculty with an exceptional international record in teaching and research. We are looking for an enthusiastic and versatile colleague with excellent administrative skills to make a positive contribution to our team and to help shape our key services.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Faculty Manager on a range of administrative duties in support of the governance of the Faculty. A varied and busy role in breadth, the Assistant Faculty Manager has specific responsibility for line-managing a team of six secretarial staff engaged principally in the organisation and administration of the Faculty's undergraduate teaching and examinations. The role holder will actively contribute to the development of service and standards in the areas of undergraduate administration and general Faculty administrative provision, working closely with academic and professional services staff. The role holder undertakes substantial and complex committee work and deputises for the Faculty Manager, as required, in various duties.

The successful applicant will be educated to degree level with demonstrable experience of staff supervision and administration in a Higher Education environment. They will be thoroughly computer literate with excellent communication skills. The post holder must be able to work under pressure with minimum supervision and be adept in building good working relationships at all levels.

Informal enquiries about the post may be addressed to Rachel Plunkett, Faculty Manager (rd405@cam.ac.uk).

Applications are 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.

The closing date is midnight (GMT) on Monday 26 August 2019 and interviews are planned for early September.

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