Institute of Astronomy

Administrative Assistant

Published on 15/01/2018 
Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge
Starting Date: 
as soon as possible

Applications are invited for an Administrative Assistant to provide a wide range of secretarial and administrative support for the Institute of Astronomy. The post will be allocated to the Kavli Institute for Cosmology (KICC), and will include P.A. support for the Director of the KICC as well as events management, including conferences and workshops. Applicants will need a flexible approach to a variety of secretarial duties and be able to work on their own initiative. It is expected that you will have good organisational and communication skills, the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines, a smart professional public image, diplomacy and respect for confidentiality.

HND/HNC Level 4/5 vocational qualifications or equivalent with good secretarial and computing skills, previous experience of administrative roles and a willingness to learn new specific word processing packages are requirements.

Application Information: 

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please submit your application by midnight of the closing date of Sunday, 11th February 2018. If you have any queries about your application, please contact Ms Joy McSharry (jpm(at)

It is anticipated that interviews will take place during the week commencing 26 February.

Please quote reference LG14512 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Application Deadline Date: 
11 February 2018
Application Deadline Information: 
Applications to be received by midnight.
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