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Executive Assistant to the Director of Education & Senior Tutor (maternity cover)

Fixed term – 13.5 months (maternity cover)

St John's College wishes to appoint to the fixed term post of Executive Assistant to the Director of Education & Senior Tutor. The post provides a full, comprehensive and high level strategic, administrative and support service to the Director of Education & Senior Tutor. The post is fixed term due to the need for a maternity cover only. The post-holder is head of the Senior Tutor's Office, one of the administrative offices within the Senior Tutor's Department (please see organisational chart attached) and is responsible for the management of all work and projects within this office.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent, possess significant previous administrative experience or qualifications relating to Executive PA training. Strong management and organisation skills are essential as well as excellent communication skills, both written and verbal as the post involves liaising and dealing with a wide spectrum of people, including Directors of Studies, Tutors, Fellows, College staff and students. Candidates must have a high degree of flexibility and be able to use initiative to prioritise workloads in order to meet deadlines, whilst remaining calm. The ability to deal appropriately with sensitive and private information and to operate in a highly confidential and professional manner is essential.

In return, The College offers a competitive benefits package including membership of a defined contribution pension scheme, 36 days' annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays), access to a private healthcare scheme currently provided by BUPA, access to a 'cash plan' healthcare scheme currently provided by Simplyhealth, free lunch (up to a specified monetary limit), use of an on-site Gym and free parking close to the College site.

For further particulars and an application form, please click the links below, email recruitment@joh.cam.ac.uk or telephone 01223 338794.

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 12 noon on Monday 2 October 2017. Interviews are expected to be held during the week commencing 16 October 2017.

Job details
Assistant Staff
Between £32,485 and £37,660 p.a. pro rata (depending on experience) plus benefits
Full or part-time: 
Full Time
36.25 hours
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Closing Date: 
Monday, 2 October, 2017 - 12:00