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Note: We are transitioning to online applications but at present applications for some jobs require downloading of forms. It will be evident in the job details which process you need to follow.


University Information Services

Common Room Assistant


Salary: £13,953-£15,356 (pro rata)

The University Information Services (UIS), which has approximately 250 staff, is looking for a second Common Room Assistant, to help with the provision of refreshments for staff and events, maintain the Common Room kitchen area, between the hours of 9.30 and 16.30 (30 hours a week). The role-holder will prepare and serve tea and coffee twice daily, Monday to Friday, and provide refreshments, when required, for events such as courses and meetings.  The role-holder will also be expected to make sure the kitchen area and equipment is be kept in good working order and cleaned regularly to a high standard.


The role-holder should have a good standard of education to GCSE level or equivalent and the achievement of a Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2 is desirable.  The ability to work unsupervised is required, as is the ability to plan and manage stock levels and supplies for the kitchen.  A pleasant and helpful manner is also essential in this predominantly customer facing role.


For further details and an application form contact Lori Klimaszewska, University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, 7 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0RB, or email,  You can also download the further particulars and an application form from our website, The closing date for applications is Friday 21st November 2014.  It is intended that interviews will be held on 5th December 2014.


The University follows an equal opportunities policy.



University Information Services

Institution Support IT Specialist


Salary:  £34,233 - £45,954


The University Information Service (UIS) is seeking an Institution Support IT Specialist to provide contracted IT support to departments, colleges and other organisations within the University as part of the Information Services’ Institution Support Service. This is a permanent full-time post.


The role holder is expected to be qualified to degree level or equivalent in a numerate discipline and have substantial experience of working in a professional IT support role. He/she will exercise considerable interpersonal and self-management skills in providing IT support to a portfolio of institutions within the University, across a broad range of hardware, peripherals, operating systems, application software and networking. The post holder will develop appropriate policies and strategies for the institutions supported and make a major contribution towards determining UCS advice and policy in support of institutions.


To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:  This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.


For queries regarding this post please contact Lori Klimaszewska, University Information Services, 7 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0RB,  The closing date for applications is Friday 28th November 2014.  It is intended that interviews will be held on Friday 12th December 2014.  The position is available from 5th January 2015 and appointment is subject to a probationary period of 9 months.


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