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Vacancies

Hughes Hall is a College of the University of Cambridge with a vibrant, international, and friendly academic atmosphere.

Established in 1885, we are known today as a progressive College, bridging the academic and external worlds with an innovative, inclusive, and informal atmosphere.

We work collaboratively alongside people from all over the world, at every stage of their careers, and from all academic disciplines, to enable our people to achieve global impact through a culture of academic excellence, comprehensive support structures, and social opportunity.

Joining us means being part of a dynamic and professional environment, with over 150 staff, 250 Fellows, and around 900 students, from over 80 countries.

Hughes Hall is located in the heart of Cambridge, an oasis of calm near the busy city centre, halfway between the railway station and market square. Our main site is a quiet and secluded group of buildings set around the University cricket ground, off Mill Road.

We are committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and safety of our staff, and working at Hughes means being able to access comprehensive welfare resources and development opportunities. Find out more in Our Benefits. Hughes Hall is a Disability Confident Employer – see below for details.

Staff roles

Deputy Development Director

The closing date is Monday 24th June at midday. Interviews will be held at Hughes Hall, Cambridge w/c 1 July 2024.

Hughes Hall seeks to appoint a highly motivated individual who shares our commitment to the transformative power of philanthropy and will be an active and engaged member of our community.

The Deputy Development Director will help manage the Development Office team, and oversee the College’s reporting, stewardship, and fundraising research and analysis. They will also manage their own portfolio of donors working with Fellows, alumni and high level volunteers.

The position of Deputy Development Director is an ideal role for a fundraiser, development services professional, or relationship manager who is looking to a join an ambitious and growing development activity at the beginning of a new fundraising campaign.

Further information about this role and to apply for this vacancy please click here. Search Vacancies (current-vacancies.com)

The closing date is Monday 24th June at Midday. Interviews will be held at Hughes Hall, Cambridge w/c 1 July 2024.

Kitchen Assistant

There is no closing date, candidates will be invited in to interview until the position is filled.

We are looking for a new member of staff to work alongside the catering team to assist with meeting the daily operational needs of the department. The position is expected to focus on dish and pot washing in addition to general cleaning duties, storing and organising deliveries and some basic kitchen preparation.  It will also involve other departmental work as required by the demands of the business.

The successful applicant will take direction from the kitchen team on all matters involving departmental standards, health and safety, due diligence and staff development training.

Further information about this role and to apply for this vacancy please click here: Search Vacancies (current-vacancies.com)

There is no closing date, candidates will be invited in to interview until the position is filled. Interviews will be held at Hughes Hall, Cambridge. Please note that this is being run as a rolling recruitment process. We will be assessing applications, shortlisting, and offering interviews as the applications are received.

 

 

Assistant Front of House Manager

There is no closing date, candidates will be invited in to interview until the position is filled. Early applications are recommended.

This is an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Front of House Manager within the college.

Assisting with the management of front of house services in the catering team, the Assistant Front of House Manager role will be working closely with the Front of House Manager, Conference & Events Manager and Head Chef to develop and operate all aspects of food service provision at Hughes Hall at a high standard, served by a well-trained and organised team.

Further information about this role and to apply for this vacancy please click here: Search Vacancies (current-vacancies.com)

There is no closing date, candidates will be invited in to interview until the position is filled. Interviews will be held at Hughes Hall, Cambridge. Please note that this is being run as a rolling recruitment process and early applications are recommended. We will be assessing applications, shortlisting, and offering interviews as the applications are received.

 

Project Archivist - Part-time 0.1 FTE (3.75 hours a week, flexible) Fixed Term 18 months

The closing date is 14th June at Midday. Interviews will be held at Hughes Hall week commencing 24th June.

This is an exciting opportunity for an archivist to undertake a project to catalogue Hughes Hall’s historical archive and support the college’s 140th Anniversary celebrations in 2025.

The College Archives consist of a small collection of documents and photographs (ca. 26 linear metres) pertaining to the history and administration of the College and its founding organisation, the Cambridge Training College, from 1885 to the present day.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, flexible, self-motivated archivist to gather, organise and catalogue the College Archives, to create policies for all key aspects of the archives’ management, and to support the Development Team in marking the College’s 140th Anniversary through displays, alumni events and external communications.

This is an ideal role for an archivist seeking satisfying, flexible, part-time work as part of a friendly library team.

Further information about this role and to apply for this vacancy please click here. Search Vacancies (current-vacancies.com)

The closing date is 14th June at Midday. Interviews will be held at Hughes Hall week commencing 24th June.

Digital Communications Executive Fixed-term until 20th December 2024

The closing date is 17th June at Midday. Interviews will be held at Hughes Hall

An exciting opportunity for an experienced digital communication executive to join the Climate Governance Initiative – a unique and growing global platform to drive climate action in company boardrooms, operating in collaboration with the World Economic Forum.

The role of Digital Communications Executive will ensure that the Initiative’s digital communications are engaging, agile, consistent, and effectively reach our target audiences. The role requires a creative and proactive individual with strong technical skills in design, video production, social media, website management, and general communications.

Further information about this role and to apply for this vacancy please click here. Search Vacancies (current-vacancies.com)

The closing date is 17th June at Midday. Interviews will be held at Hughes Hall

Programme Director - CCE

The closing date is 30th June at Midday. Interviews will be held at Hughes Hall week commencing 15th July.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced programme director to join the Climate Governance Initiative – a unique and growing global platform to drive climate action on boards run in collaboration with the World Economic Forum.

The Programme Director, Financial Services Programme will manage and support the Financial Services Programme of the Climate Governance Initiative. The Programme Director will work under the leadership of CGI’s Director and will manage the dedicated team for this stream. In particular, the role holder will be responsible for ensuring the programme’s successful creation, management of programme deliverables, and for the development and growth of engagement and partnerships with key investor groups.

Further information about this role and to apply for this vacancy please click here. Search Vacancies (current-vacancies.com)

The closing date is 30th June at Midday. Interviews will be held at Hughes Hall week commencing 15th July.

Academic/Research roles

There are currently no Academic Roles - Please keep checking back for new roles

Our purpose and vision

“Hughes Hall was founded in 1885 to change Cambridge, to change the lives of those who studied here and, through them, to bring about positive change in society through the transformative power of education. As we approach the College’s 150th birthday, we are updating that vision for the future, building on the unique and special College that we already have.”

“Our College is founded on clear values: inclusion, innovation and impact. These values are mutually reinforcing, and they run through everything we do. They are the basis of our offer to our students, researchers, staff and senior members.”

“Like our founders, we want to transform the College and, through it, the lives of the people who come to learn, to teach and to do research. And through them to change society for the better.”

Sir Laurie Bristow, President.

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.

Disability Confident employer scheme

Hughes Hall is a Disability Confident Employer and welcomes applications from individuals with disabilities and is committed to ensuring fair treatment throughout the recruitment process. Adjustments will be made, wherever reasonable, to enable applicants to compete to the best of their ability and, if successful, to assist them during their employment.

We encourage applicants to disclose their disabilities in order that any specific arrangements, particularly for the selection process, can be accommodated. Applicants or employees can disclose a disability at any time.

If you wish to discuss any reasonable adjustments necessary, you can contact the HR department at any point in the process. Contact details will be in the job description. Alternatively, you can contact the HR & Recruitment Coordinator at hr@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

The University has dedicated web pages for applicants and employees with a disability. See also, the college’s disability and access information.