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University of Cambridge

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    We are a vibrant and ambitious College, committed to the highest standards of education for young women of all backgrounds. For staff, Murray Edwards is a friendly, modern college and offers a wide range of benefits and a pleasant working environment. We hold in high esteem the qualities in our staff of respect, courtesy, courage, collaboration and good-humoured communication. Staff, and Fellows employed by the College, are offered a range of benefits which include:

    • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
    • contributory pension scheme
    • death in service benefit
    • discretionary annual bonus scheme
    • subsidised gym facilities
    • cycle scheme
    • on-site parking
    • lunch, provided every day that the kitchens are open.

    Murray Edwards College is an equal opportunities employer and abides by the privacy rules as set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and subsequent General Data Protection Regulation. Please click to view a copy of the College's Privacy Statement for Job Applicants.


    Tutorial Administrator

    Full time – 37.5 hours per week

    £22,191 (Band 6)

    Murray Edwards College is committed to academic excellence across the disciplines for women from all backgrounds.  As well as providing a world class education as part of Cambridge University, the College seeks to support women’s aspirations and development.  

    The role of Tutorial Administrator supports the Tutorial Office in the administration of tasks related to undergraduate and postgraduate students, across all aspects including welfare, exams, matriculation, and graduation, in accordance with the cycle of events and planned schedule of activities.  You will be the first point of contact for student queries, and you will coordinate and liaise with many College departments and student groups in order to coordinate the varied duties of the department.  

    The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a high level of communication and organisation skills, with excellent attention to detail and a proactive can-do approach.  

    This is a full time, permanent position, 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday.

    To apply, please send a completed application form and a completed media and equal opportunities form by e-mail to  

    Closing date for applications: Sunday 24 October 2021


    Housekeeping - Part-time Cleaner

    £9.50 per hour 

    Murray Edwards College is seeking a permanent, part-time Cleaner to join its friendly Housekeeping team. Murray Edwards is a modern College and offers a pleasant working environment for its staff, and a ‘Home from Home’ for its students. 

    The Cleaner role involves cleaning designated areas including student staircases, student houses and other College accommodation during College term-time. During College vacations, it involves supplying a cleaning service when conference guests are in residence including servicing rooms daily, and making and changing beds.

    We are looking for candidates with a friendly and helpful approach, who take pride in their work, and carry it out to a high standard. Previous cleaning experience is desirable for this role. PPE is provided as are all cleaning materials and equipment. Guidance will be given on working in a Covid-secure manner.  

    The role will be working 20 hours a week, working five days over seven on a rota basis, paid at the rate of £9.50 per hour. 

    To apply please send a completed application form, and a completed media and equal opportunities form by email to If you do not have a CV, please complete the application form below instead.   


    Casual Waiting Staff


    £9.50 per hour

    Murray Edwards College is looking for Casual Waiting Staff to start work in the College Catering Department. The role will involve carrying out a variety of tasks to assist in the delivery of catering services in all the College rooms as required and maintaining a high level of food service. This is a zero hours contract, with flexible hours of work. A variety of shifts are available throughout the week, and a free meal per shift is included.


    The salary for Casual Waiting Staff is £9.50 per hour. No experience is required as full training will be provided.

    Please send a CV and cover letter detailing your experience and the reason for your interest in this position to



    Front of House Supervisor - Catering

    Full Time (37.5 hours per week)


    £21,500pa depending on experience (Job Band 7)


    Murray Edwards College is seeking an experienced Front of House Supervisor to plan and oversee the smooth and effective running of all of Front of House Catering activities.


    Working with the Front of House Manager, you will lead the team to ensure the smooth delivery of meetings, events, conferences and formal dinners. Your responsibilities will include the supervision of the daily operations of your team, induction and operational standards training, cash handling, monitoring stock levels, liaising with other departments to ensure effective communication, and administrative duties such as rotas and timesheets.    


    The successful candidate will have supervisory experience in a similar environment, including running meetings, conferences and events, and will have excellent people management skills.  


    This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis including evenings and weekends.  


    To apply please send a cv and brief covering letter together with the media & equal opportunities form by email to


    Closing date for applications: Sunday 31 October 2021.