Clerical Assistant – Reference: JU14007

Annual salary scale: £19,305 – £22,214

Closing Date: Friday 8 December 2017 

The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology seeks to appoint an enthusiastic and friendly person to the full-time post of Clerical Assistant.

The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is the second largest of the University of Cambridge’s eight museums and is both a museum open to the general public and a research and teaching facility of the University. The Museum is open to the public Tuesdays to Sundays and welcomes approximately 70,000 visitors a year.

The role holder will support the Museum’s participation in a Creative Europe funded project, ‘Sharing a world of inclusion, creativity and heritage: ethnography, museums of world culture and new citizenship in Europe’ (SWICH). He/she will provide administrative support to the network and in particular organisational support for a major conference scheduled to take place in July 2018, as well as other research meetings and events.

Candidates should be self-motivated, well-organised and have events management experience. Strong computer skills are essential. A good general education to GCSE level grades A-C or equivalent/NVQ Level 2 or equivalent level of practical experience are required. Punctuality and reliability are essential as well as flexibility and commitment.

This is a fixed-term appointment for the duration of the project only and will terminate on 30 September 2018.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records) check, a health assessment and a security check.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the ‘Apply’ button on the University of Cambridge job opportunities page. 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. The University page also has a link to further information about the role.

Informal enquiries about this vacancy and queries about the application process may be addressed to the Museum Administrator on

The closing date for applications is 8 December 2017. It is anticipated that short-listed candidates will be interviewed on 19 December 2017.

Please quote reference JU14007 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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