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Bursary PA (full time)

Department: Bursary

Responsible to: First Bursar, Domus Bursar

Responsible for: Providing a comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to the First Bursar in support of his leadership of all administrative, financial and employment matters of the College and to the Domus Bursar to ensure the smooth and efficient functioning of the College's services and buildings.

Salary: £26,437.32 per annum

Contract type: Permanent, full-time (Monday to Friday from 9am to 5.30pm with an hour for lunch)

Person specification: Previous experience in a senior PA or secretarial role is essential. Experience of a college environment is desirable. Be well organised, working to high standards of accuracy and effectiveness and completing tasks in a timely manner. Be numerate with an excellent telephone manner. Like to work with a large measure of independence and minimal supervision. Have enthusiasm for work and for doing it well. Relate readily to colleagues and form productive cooperative relationships. Recognise when action needs to be taken and use initiative to ensure that it is taken or that an appropriate person accepts responsibility. Have modern office skills, including familiarity with Word and Excel, keyboard skills and willingness to learn new computer applications as required. Able to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines. Tactful and discreet. Honest and trustworthy.

Other details

  • Meals on duty
  • Car parking (when available)
  • Pension

Application process: Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

Applications should be submitted to arrive on or before Thursday 31 July 2014 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk.

Campaign and Events / Chapel 500th Administrator
(3 year contract)

Department: Development

Responsible to: Director of Development

Responsible for: Supporting development and delivery of the College's proposed fundraising campaign and Chapel 500th celebration.

Salary: £24,000-£27,500 per annum (depending on experience)

Contract type: Fixed term (to 30 June 2017), full-time (37.5 hours per week working from 9am to 5.30pm Mondays to Fridays)

Person specification: Previous experience in a fundraising operation or development office would be beneficial. Experience of working in an academic environment would be advantageous. Experience of high level administrative office work. Experience in events management. Familiarity with Raiser's Edge. Experience in managing schedules and high level administrative work. Ability to use Microsoft Office effectively. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Ability to work occasional events and weekends (with possible travel). Familiarity with and understanding of Collegiate Cambridge and fundraising principles and practices would be advantageous. Education to A level standard or equivalent through NVQ.

Other details

  • Meals on duty
  • Car parking (when available)
  • Pension

Application process: Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

Applications should be submitted to arrive on or before Thursday 31 July 2014 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 5 August.

Prospect Researcher (part time)

Department: Development

Responsible to: Director of Development

Responsible for: Supporting development and delivery of the College's annual fundraising programme through prospect identification, research and management.

Salary: £17,000 per annum

Contract type: Permanent, part-time (25 hours per week)

Person specification: Previous experience in a fundraising operation or development office would be beneficial. Experience of working in an academic environment would be advantageous. Experience in prospects research; demonstrated research skills. Familiarity with wealth identification resources and vendors. Familiarity with Raiser's Edge. Ability to understand financial records and reports. Excellent organisational skills. Ability to work well independently and with a team. Ability to use Microsoft Office effectively. Discretion and confidentiality essential. Understanding of corporate sponsorship and trust and foundation funding.

Other details

  • Meals on duty
  • Car parking (when available)
  • Pension

Application process: Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

Applications should be submitted to arrive on or before Thursday 31 July 2014 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 5 August.

Domestic Assistant (part-time)

Department: Housekeeping

Responsible to: Senior Housekeeper

Responsible for: To undertake cleaning and conference room preparation duties in the College as allocated by a Domestic Supervisor or the Senior Housekeeper.

Salary: £7.11ph

Contract type: Permanent, part-time (morning hours to suit)

Person specification: Previous household/domestic experience is essential as is knowledge of correct use and application of a range of cleaning products. Ability to understand spoken and written English is essential. NVQ level 1 in Housekeeping is desirable but not essential. Reliable with a methodical and thorough approach. Ability to achieve and maintain a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness in all areas allocated. Willingness to adopt a flexible approach to tasks. Observant and able to report and follow up on any areas of concern. Ability to cope with a varied and demanding workload.

Other details

  • Car parking
  • Uniform
  • Pension

Application process: Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

Applications should be submitted to arrive as soon as possible and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk.