Tutorial Office Manager

Tutorial Office Manager

Department: Tutorial
Responsible to: Senior Tutor
Responsibility: To manage the work of the Tutorial Office staff, to provide administrative and secretarial support to the Senior Tutor, to work with the Senior Tutor to ensure the smooth and efficient functioning of the Tutorial Office and to enable the College’s educational mission to be fulfilled to the highest standard.
Salary: Competitive, based on experience
Contract type: Permanent, full-time, Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours per week
Person specification: 

The successful candidate will have a substantial amount of secretarial experience working at a senior level with a good knowledge of all office systems, and previous supervisory experience is desirable. 

You should also be qualified to ‘A’ level standard, and have:

  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Effective interpersonal skills in order to liaise with internal and external contacts;
  • Excellent telephone manner;
  • Good communication and team working skills;
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • The ability to keep calm in pressure situations and to meet deadlines;
  • The ability and aptitude to develop new systems and procedures according to the changing needs of the department and clients;
  • The ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail.

Previous experience of working within a university in a tutorial environment would be highly desirable.

It is intended that the successful candidate will be in post by early May 2019.

Other Details: 
  • Lunch on duty
  • 32 days paid holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Healthcare scheme (upon successful completion of probation)
  • Free parking (when available)

Applications should be made to arrive by 5pm on the closing date 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 4 February 2019 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk
Please note that interviews will be held on Tuesday 12 February 2019