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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) delivers high quality and distinctive educational programmes for adult learners, predominantly studying on a part-time basis, for either personal enrichment or professional development. ICE aims to ensure that the expertise and resources of the University of Cambridge are made available to all students, irrespective of their previous educational achievements.

We wish to appoint a Personal Assistant (PA) to provide diary management and general administrative support to the Directors and members of the Senior Leadership Team to enable effective and efficient operations.

The post is offered on a 0.5 FTE basis. Preferably, the PA will work 4.5 hours per day, Monday to Thursday, with a degree of flexibility over start times.

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational, IT and interpersonal skills with an innovative approach to developing and improving processes and delivery. S/he will have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to develop collaborative working relationships with a range of stakeholders. The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines is essential.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: 

The closing date for applications is Monday 22 April 2019. Interviews are taking place on Thursday 02 May 2019.

Please quote reference EA18237 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.