Job vacancies

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

Biographical Data Support Assistant

Department: Development
Responsible to: Deputy Director of Development
Responsible for: Analysing, inputting and editing biographical data towards the production of the King's College Register of Admissions.
Salary: £10.32 per hour
Contract type: Temporary, part-time (up to 20 hours per week)
Person specification: 

The ideal candidate will be a PhD student who is fluent in written and spoken English.

An eye for detail and ability to learn patterns within data are essential, as is the ability to enter data onto a computer rapidly and accurately, and to identify and resolve issues of data quality

Experience with biographical data and/or database systems is useful, but training on specialist software will be provided.

Other Details: 
  • Paid holiday
  • Pension

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).

Demi Chef de Partie

Department: Catering
Responsible to: Executive Head Chef
Responsible for: To assist the Executive Head Chef in ensuring that the highest possible standards of food preparation and presentation are achieved by the College Catering Department.
Salary: £19,299 per annum
Contract type: Permanent, full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Person specification: 

We are looking for a Demi Chef de Partie who has had previous experience in a similar high level working environment and has a competent knowledge of food and cooking skills.

You should hold an NVQ Level 1 to 2 in Catering & Hospitality (Food Preparation & Cooking) or equivalent gained through an apprenticeship and a Basic Food Hygiene certificate as well as training on HACCP & COSHH systems.

You should also be:

  • Creative and passionate about food,
  • Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines,
  • Have effective interpersonal skills,
  • Flexible to work when required and adapt to changing methods,
  • Accurate and pay attention to detail,
  • Methodical in your approach to the expected workload.
Other Details: 
  • 32 days annual leave
  • 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 Monday 6 March 2017 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk

Commis Chef

Department: Catering
Responsible to: Executive Head Chef
Responsible for: To assist the Executive Head Chef in ensuring that the highest possible standard of food preparation and presentation is achieved by the College Catering Department.
Salary: £16,684 per annum
Contract type: Permanent, full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Person specification: 

We are looking for candidates who are working towards, or willing to undertake an NVQ Level 1 in Food Preparation & Cooking.

The ideal candidate will hold a basic Food Hygiene certificate and have good culinary skills.

You will also be:

  • Honest, reliable and hard-working,
  • Attentive, enthusiastic and willing to learn from the training provided,
  • Able to work under instruction and in harmony with colleagues,
  • Flexible in your attitude and approach to work.
Other Details: 
  • 32 days annual leave
  • 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 Monday 6 March 2017 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk

Domestic Supervisor (maternity cover)

Department: Housekeeping
Responsible to: Senior Housekeeper
Responsible for: Assisting the Senior Housekeeper in ensuring that the highest possible standard of housekeeping is achieved in designated College buildings within the allocated budget.
Salary: £9.41 per hour
Contract type: Temporary, part-time, 30 hours per week, 8.30am-3.00pm with 30 minutes for lunch each day.
Person specification: 

We are seeking a Domestic Supervisor to cover a period of maternity leave for 12 months beginning on Monday 15th May 2017.

The ideal candidate will have had experience working as a Domestic Supervisor within a Hotel or College environment and be willing and able to deal with the conferencing demands of the College out of term.

You should also have:

  • Previous household/domestic experience (essential);
  • A good command of English for verbal and written communication (essential);
  • Experience in planning and strong communication skills (essential);
  • A passion for and a commitment to maintaining high standards of hygiene and cleanliness;
  • The ability to prioritise and to motivate and influence the Housekeeping team on a daily basis;
  • Experience in training new staff members and carrying out appraisals (desirable);
  • An NVQ level 3 in Housekeeping or equivalent (preferable);
  • A flexible yet well organised approach to work;
  • The ability to cope with a varied and demanding workload;
  • The ability to work with and cover for other members of the staff team during periods of absence;
  • Knowledge of basic Health & Safety guidelines;
  • The ability to use CASC and Forum (desirable).

And be:

  • Reliable, with a methodical and thorough approach;
  • Observant and able to report/follow up on any areas of concern.

Previous experience of working within an educational establishment in a campus environment would be an advantage.

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 Friday 24 March 2017 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk