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College Butler

Full time; salary dependant on experience;
staff meals and 33 days’ leave per annum

Darwin College, the first graduate college in Cambridge, seeks a College Butler.  Darwin College and its award winning catering team have a great reputation for its food and customer service within the College community. The successful applicant will oversee front-of-house operations and ensure the highest standards. The candidate will also liaise with the College Wine Steward regarding cellar management.

If you feel you have the right attributes, customer service oriented skills and a ‘can do’ attitude, then please send a covering letter, CV and a completed application form.
Applicants may discuss the post informally with the Catering Manager on 01223 335680.  Further particulars and application forms are attached below.

 Closing date for applications: Friday 3rd March 2017.  Submit by post (as shown on the Application Form), or by email to Interviews will take place from the week commencing 6th March 2017.

Closing date: 03 Mar 2017

Part-time Lodge Porter (x2)

We are currently seeking two friendly, helpful and reliable part-time Lodge Porters.

The working shift pattern will be either:

• Friday nights from 23.00 till 07.30 with the occasional Saturday night
• Saturday night from 23.00 till 07.30 with the occasional Friday night

The Porters' Lodge is open 24 hours-7 days a week and the successful applicant will be required to carry out a wide range of duties including security, fire and emergency response and other main reception duties such as the handling of internal and external mail.

Applicants must be willing to work overnight, during weekends and over the Christmas holiday period.

Salary: £12.31 per hour
Closing date: Tuesday 7th March 2017
Interviews: TBC

To apply please send a completed application form to Eliza Hall, Domestic Bursar’s Secretary, Darwin College, Silver Street, Cambridge CB3 9EU or email

Closing date: 07 Mar 2017

Secretary to the Bursars

Secretary to the Bursars
Full-time; pension scheme, staff meals, 33 days’ annual leave and competitive salary depending on experience

Darwin College, the first graduate College at Cambridge, is looking to appoint a Secretary to the Bursars to assist in the provision of general secretarial and administrative assistance directly to the Domestic Bursar and Bursar. 

Applicants should have strong secretarial and administrative skills and demonstrate the ability to keep calm under pressure. It will be essential for applicants to have recent experience of working in a fast paced office environment and will be expected to have strong IT skills. Previous experience of a similar role would be advantageous. In a busy and varied role, you will need to have a flexible and adaptable attitude towards work, the ability to work as part of a team and to maintain effective working relationships with immediate colleagues, fellows, students and members of the public.

To apply for this role please send an application form, CV and covering letter highlighting how your current experience fits this post, to Eliza Hall, Domestic Bursar’s Secretary, Darwin College, Silver Street, Cambridge or email Applications must reach the Domestic Bursar’s Secretary by 5pm on Friday 24th March 2017.  Interviews are planned for 6th and 7th April 2017.

Closing date: 24 Mar 2017
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