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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

Studying at Cambridge

Departmental Assistant

Department of Land Economy

The Department of Land Economy is looking for a positive, proactive and highly organised individual to undertake an exciting opportunity available for one year in the first instance. This post will provide the candidate with invaluable administrative experience in a wide variety of University functions and will be ideally suited to either an individual looking for the next step in their career or an individual looking to expand their administrative skills portfolio.

The role holder will be solely responsible for the management of the visiting scholar process among other duties. This will include ensuring that they are up to date with immigration guidelines and staying in close contact with the compliance team to ensure that the correct procedure is being followed throughout. The role holder will also be the Departments Green Impact Coordinator and is responsible for organising and responding to best practice principles across the Department and with its staff. The role holder will be responsible for the production of the MPhil timetables and the booking of rooms in time for the Michaelmas Term. A key aspect of this role will be hot-desking and helping with any administrative tasks as assigned by the Administrative Officer and other staff members.

The successful candidate will be a friendly and approachable person with excellent communication skills, a strong eye for detail and a proven, exceptional ability to work both independently, as well as part of a team. The candidate will have a strong sense of proactivity with regards to their workload and will be able to organise their workload with minimal supervision. A flexible approach is essential and a willingness and a demonstrable desire to develop an understanding of the activities of the Department of Land Economy.

The post is full-time working Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm each week.

To submit an application for this vacancy, please click on the link in the ‘Apply online’ section of the advert published on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. 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.

 Closing date is Friday, 18th May 2018.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Further information

Apply online


Department of Land Economy, 19 Silver Street, Cambridge, CB3 9EP





Fixed Term, 1 year in the first instance

20 April 2018

Closing date

18 May 2018