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Known as the University of Cambridge’s “oldest postgraduate college”, Hughes Hall bears the name of its founding Principal Elizabeth Phillips Hughes. Hughes Hall was established in 1885 as a women-only teaching College and now accepts graduate students and mature undergraduates in all areas of study and research, offering scholarships and bursaries targeted at new and continuing students. We are one of the most international colleges, bridging the academic and external worlds, with an open and informal atmosphere. A distinctive aspect of College life at Hughes Hall is our friendly and welcoming culture where interaction and engagement between the senior membership, staff, and students is open and encouraged; and everyone is allowed to walk on the grass.

Joining Hughes Hall means being part of a dynamic and progressive College with around 100 members of staff, 250 Senior Members from all walks of life, and around 900 students, predominantly postgraduates, from more than 80 countries. An oasis of calm and quiet near the busy city centre, we provide a relaxing yet stimulating environment for work, study and research. Hughes Hall is situated alongside Fenner’s Cricket Ground, just off Mill Road.

Hughes Hall is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and safety of its staff. Working for us means being able to access comprehensive health, wellbeing and welfare resources, social events, and training and professional development opportunities provided by the College and the University of Cambridge.

Assistant Staff

Food and Beverage Assistant

Closing date: Midday GMT on 4 February 2022

This is an exciting opportunity for sociable & friendly individual who enjoys serving and interacting with people to join the Hughes Hall team in this busy hands on role as a Food and Beverage Assistant.

Further information about this role can be found on the job description. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 4 February 2022.

 

Housekeeping Assistant

Closing date: Midday GMT on 18 February 2022

The College is seeking to appoint an experienced Housekeeping Assistant to join our friendly and professional housekeeping team.

The College offers excellent benefits including automatic enrolment into a defined benefit pension scheme, 33 days annual holiday (including Public Holidays), meals on duty and a medical cashback scheme which gets you money back on optical and dental treatments, and discounts through shops, cinemas and gym membership amongst others.

Further information about this role can be found on the job description. To apply for this vacancy,  please complete the job application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity  form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 18 February 2022.

Development (Data & Giving) Officer

Closing date: Midday GMT on 25 January 2022

The College seeks to appoint a Development (Data & Giving) Officer to take charge of gift processing and reporting in the College’s very well respected Development Office.

Candidates must have experience of financial database management, excellent analytical skills with good writing skills, be happy to work closely with colleagues and liaise with a number of different stakeholders. Experience of The Raisers Edge software would be an advantage. A well-organised team player with good people skills, comfortable in a busy yet friendly office environment with outstanding attention to detail will enjoy this challenge.

Benefits include 25 days holiday per annum, plus bank holidays, and a generous contributory pension scheme after the initial probation period.

Further information about this role can be found on the job description. To apply for this vacancy,  please complete the job application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity  form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 25 January 2022.

Head of Domestic Operations

Closing date: Midday GMT on 31 January 2022

Reporting directly to the Bursar, this is a senior management role in the College, charged with ensuring the delivery and highest quality of facilities and services in support of the College’s Domestic Operations. Balancing operational, financial, and strategic priorities, the role holder will lead, and have line management responsibility for, the College’s Catering, Conferencing, Housekeeping, and Front of House Reception.

We are looking for an experienced and motivated operations manager, with a good grounding in the service sector. Strong team leadership and people management skills will be essential to the success of the role, as will the ability to providing an excellent experience for students, staff, conference clients and visitors.

Benefits include 25 days holiday per annum, plus bank holidays, and a generous contributory pension scheme after the initial probation period.

Further information about this role can be found on the  job description. To apply for this vacancy,  please complete the job application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity  form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 31 January 2022.

Operations Assistant

Closing date: Midday GMT on 31 January 2022

The Operations Assistant will work under the direction of the Conference and Events Manager supporting all aspects of conferencing and domestic operations for the College. The role includes assisting with setting up and servicing of multi-purpose rooms, providing refreshments for delegates and ensuring that the facilities are kept clean and tidy at all times.  

Further information about this role can be found on the  job description. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

 The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 31 January 2022.

 

 

 

Front of House Supervisor

Closing date: Midday GMT on 11 February 2022

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with Food and Beverage service experience to develop and lead the food service team. To supervise and lead the food service and conference team with the daily operational needs of both departments.  To be hands on as required in delivering a high standard in respect of food and beverage service at internal and external College functions. You will be predominantly focussed on food and beverage service duties but will also be involved in other departmental work as required by the demands and staffing of each day.

Further information about this role can be found on the job description. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form and include a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification . All documentation should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk .

 The College welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. You are encouraged to complete the College’s Equality and Diversity form which should be emailed to hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Midday GMT on 11 February 2022.

An oasis of calm and quiet near the city centre and ten minutes by bike from the train station, we provide a supportive and stimulating environment for work, study and research.