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Cambridge Judge Business School seeks to attract, develop and retain the most talented people from around the world to complement our diverse community of academic, professional, administrative and operational staff. We offer a challenging and rewarding work environment with a range of special benefits and discounts.

If you are looking for stimulating and collaborative work, and an opportunity to make an impact on business education in an intellectually inspiring environment, you should consider a career at Cambridge Judge Business School.

Executive Assistant, Cambridge Conservation Initiative

Salary £26,243 - £30,395
Closing date 5 November 2018

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The Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) is a unique collaboration between the University of Cambridge and leading biodiversity conservation organisations in and around Cambridge. The CCI partners together combine and integrate research, education, policy and practice to create innovative solutions for society and to foster conservation learning and leadership.

The CCI partnership is directed and supported by a small Executive Director’s Office (EDO), employed through Cambridge Judge Business School, and based in the David Attenborough Building. The Executive Assistant post provides full administrative support to members of the EDO and acts as personal assistant to the Executive Director, providing efficient and timely executive support as required. The Executive Assistant will provide comprehensive administrative assistance to all other members of the CCI EDO and support this team by managing the office systems, providing logistical support, administering funds, liaising with the Finance, IT and HR functions at Cambridge Judge Business School on behalf of CCI, and assisting team members with events and communications as required. The role holder will also assist the Administrator in ensuring all the CCI administrative services are working effectively in a timely manner.

As a suitable candidate you will be educated to degree level or equivalent, with an interest in the environment and conservation, plus previous experience as a senior administrative assistant at Director level. You will have prior experience of establishing and maintaining office systems, using financial systems and budgets, and a good working knowledge of IT and office technologies and communication platforms. Candidates should be personable and engaging with excellent communication skills and the ability to be discreet when necessary. Lastly, a flexible attitude and the ability to multitask and manage conflicting deadlines without compromising on quality is a prerequisite for this role.

We anticipate that interviews will be held on Monday 12 November 2018.

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MBA Programme Manager

Salary £30,395 - £39,609
Closing date 4 November 2018

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The role holder is responsible for the academic integrity of the MBA degree programme and for the smooth, professional and timely delivery of all aspects of the student learning experience during their time on the MBA programme, with the exception of project-related learning. This includes managing the delivery of all teaching, advising and supporting faculty and students, managing University examinations and programme assessment, reporting to the University, setting up of academic events, negotiations of contracts and jointly managing a budget of around £135,000 each year.

Educated to degree level with a strong customer service ethos, you will have administrative experience, including programme management, writing minutes, reports briefing documents and course level curriculum review. In addition, you will be experienced in working with postgraduate students and have a student-centred ethos. An understanding of assessment procedures, University processes and post-graduate pedagogies are all a prerequisite of this role. An interest and understanding of online learning methodologies would be an advantage. You should have sound operational, organisational and communication skills with the ability to work successfully and diplomatically as part of a team. A willingness to work occasional evening and weekend work is essential. 

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Programme Coordinator, Master of Studies In Social Innovation (part-time, fixed term)

Salary £26,243 - £30,395
Closing date 25 October 2018

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The Master of Studies in Social Innovation programme is seeking to appoint a part-time (0.4 full-time equivalent), fixed term Programme Coordinator to manage the day-to-day administration of the programme.

The Master of Studies (MSt) in Social Innovation is a part-time graduate programme that welcomed its first cohort of 30 students in October 2016. The programme is delivered part-time over two years and includes online delivery and four residentials of one week each in Cambridge.

The programme provides an overview and understanding of social innovation and approaches to address social, cultural, economic, and environmental challenges and is aimed at middle and senior level leaders in NGOs, public bodies and the private sector. Each cohort is expected to be up to 35 students, and international in scope.

The role holder is a first point of contact for students, from the point that they express an interest in the programme through to graduation and beyond. They will coordinate two cohorts in parallel, completing year one and year two of the programme respectively. They are expected to work closely with the MSt Business Development & Programme Manager and to co-ordinate several core areas which are essential for the success of the programme including student recruitment (marketing the programme to potential candidates and organising events), admissions administration (liaising with the Institute for Continuing Education (ICE) and Colleges) and programme delivery support (organising residentials and maintaining the virtual learning environment (VLE)).

You will have a first degree or equivalent and be an exceptional administrator with great attention to detail and the ability to work flexibly and on your own initiative. Experience of working in higher education along with experience of supporting students is desirable. You will have excellent communication and relationship management skills with experience of event management, project management and marketing. You will be proficient in standard software packages and ideally have knowledge of CamSIS and VLE. More importantly, you will have the ability to prioritise your workload to meet multiple deadlines and will be a proactive team player.

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MBA Career Development Coordinator (fixed term)

Salary £28,660 - £34,189
Closing date 24 October 2018

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MBA Careers has been recognised at the School as a vitally important area in terms of attracting new MBA students, maintaining strong employment outcomes, and contributing to our growing reputation in a highly competitive MBA market. We are looking for an engaging, customer service focused individual to support our career development efforts in a student-facing role.

The role holder will support the delivery of the MBA Career Development Programme. The overall aim is to maximise student employment outcomes and help students achieve their post MBA goals. You will be the joint first point of contact for students on queries regarding careers information and research, job search processes and skill development provision.

You will have a first degree or equivalent with experience of successful team work, the ability to work flexibly and on your own initiative. Experience of working in higher education along with knowledge of business schools and/or online learning and development is desirable. Excellent communication and relationship management skills are a prerequisite of this role. You will have the ability to prioritise your workload to meet multiple deadlines and will have a keen interest in people.

The funds for this post are available for one year. Internal applicants wishing to undertake a secondment are welcome to apply.

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Please contact hr@jbs.cam.ac.uk with general enquiries.