Job vacancies

The jobs are ordered by application deadline, with the soonest deadline first.

Domestic Assistant

Department: Housekeeping
Responsible to: Senior Housekeeper
Responsible for: To ensure that the highest possible standard of housekeeping is achieved in designated College buildings within the allocated budget
Salary: £8.12 per hour
Contract type: Part-time, 30 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 7.00am – 1.30pm (with 30 minutes for lunch)
Person specification: 

Previous household/domestic experience in a hotel or similar environment is essential.

You should have knowledge of the correct usage and application of a range of cleaning products and be reliable, with a methodical and thorough approach.

You should be able to achieve and maintain a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness and be willing to adopt a flexible approach to tasks. You should also be observant and able to report and follow up on any areas of concern and able to cope with a varied and demanding workload.

Other Details: 
  • 32 days annual leave (pro rata)
  • Car parking (when available)
  • Pension
  • Meals on duty  
  • Uniform provided

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.

You may submit a CV instead of completing the education and employment history parts of the form but should then take care to provide the information requested on the form (including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs).

 

Applications should be submitted to arrive on or before Thursday 25 May 2017 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk

Coffee Shop Assistant

Department: Catering
Responsible to: Coffee Shop Supervisor
Responsible for: To assist the Coffee Shop Supervisor in providing a high level of service in the Coffee Shop within the Conference & Catering Department at Kings College.
Salary: £15,329 per annum
Contract type: Permanent, full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Person specification: 

The ideal candidate will have had previous experience in the preparation and service of hot and cold beverages in similar establishments, although training can be given.  Previous experience of cash handling and till reconciliation/cashing up would be preferable although training can also be provided on this.

You should also have:

  • An NVQ Level 1 in Catering & Hospitality (Food Preparation and Service);
  • A Basic Food Hygiene qualification (essential);
  • A flexible attitude and approach to work and methods of work;
  • Effective interpersonal skills in order to liaise with internal and external customers.

And be:

  • Trained in First Aid or willing to undertake first aid training;
  • Honest, reliable and hard working with the ability to work under pressure;
  • Friendly, with ability to work in harmony with colleagues;
  • Clean, tidy and presentable – setting an example to other staff members.

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.

You may submit a CV instead of completing the education and employment history parts of the form but should then take care to provide the information requested on the form (including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs).

Applications should be submitted to arrive on or before Monday 5 June 2017 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk

Food Services Assistant

Department: Catering
Responsible to: Food Services Manager
Responsible for: To assist the Food Services Manager in providing a high level of service in the Buttery department to include cashiering and service delivery in the cafeteria, ensuring the highest of standards is provided to Fellows, students, staff and guests.
Salary: £15,102 per annum
Contract type: Permanent, full-time, 5 days per week
Person specification: 

Previous experience of working in a busy food service delivery environment is essential.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • NVQ Level 1 in Catering & Hospitality (Food & Drink Service)
  • Food Hygiene Certificate:  Basic level is essential.
  • Knowledge of food presentation
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

And be:

  • Friendly with the ability to work in harmony with colleagues
  • Flexible in attitude with a positive approach to work
  • Clean, tidy, presentable and smart in appearance
Other Details: 
  • 32 days annual leave
  • Car parking (when available)
  • Bonuses
  • Pension
  • Meals on duty

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.

You may submit a CV instead of completing the education and employment history parts of the form but should then take care to provide the information requested on the form (including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs).

Applications should be submitted to arrive on or before Monday 5 June 2017 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk

Second Admissions & Schools' Liaison Officer

Department: Tutorial
Responsible to: Senior Tutor
Responsible for: To support the Admissions Tutor and First Admissions & Schools’ Liaison Officer in all admissions related activity.
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum (dependant upon experience)
Contract type: Permanent, full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Person specification: 

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in a busy office environment.  Experience in helping with undergraduate open days/ school university visits or teaching experience is also highly desirable.

 Relevant administrative experience in an educational setting would be useful.

We are also looking for someone who is able to:

  • Work systematically and accurately, especially under pressure, as a member of the Tutorial team;
  • Cope with a varied and demanding workload, to prioritise effectively and to meet strict deadlines;
  • Work with and support others in a collaborative manner;
  • Make decisions on own initiative and to work with minimal supervision;
  • Speak confidently to a large audience and lead effective and well-managed class discussions;
  • Pitch a schools’ session and adapt information for different audiences, often ‘on the spot’;
  • Be the repository of detailed admissions related data and to regularly provide this to members of the Tutorial team.

And who has:

  • Excellent judgement and strong interpersonal skills, in particular the ability to be patient, tactful, diplomatic and professional at all times;
  • Good office skills including computer skills (familiarity with Outlook, Word, Excel, Microsoft Picture Manager and HTML;
  • Excellent written style suitable for high quality/sensitive email correspondence and for College print and online publication;
  • Commitment to the job and willingness to work additional hours when needed, especially during the Admissions round (Oct-end Dec).
Other Details: 
  • 32 days annual leave
  • Car parking (when available)
  • Pension
  • Meals on duty

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.

You may submit a CV instead of completing the education and employment history parts of the form but should then take care to provide the information requested on the form (including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs).

Applications should be submitted to arrive on or before Wednesday 14 June 2017 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk