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Welcome to the Human Resources Department

The HR Department deals with the personnel management of College Staff and is responsible for:

  • The Development and implementation of HR policies and procedures.
  • Providing professional and confidential advice and support to staff.
  • Organising mandatory staff training and maintainance of staff record
  • Assisting with the recruitment and selection of new staff.

Academic and research vacancies are administered by the Master's Assistant

Permanent Vacancies:

Stores Supervisor

Our Catering business is growing and we are recruiting for a full-time Stores Supervisor to maintain an efficient stock management system and storeroom, manage both inward and outward stock movement, and order the best products at the best prices.  Reporting to the Head Chef, the Stores Supervisor will develop and maintain professional relationships with suppliers ensuring the College's reputation and values are portrayed and continually strive to support the Catering team to develop our menus and deliver high standards.  There is also an opportunity for the successful candidate to expand the role (in conjunction with the Operations Manager and Head Chef) with reviews of the opportunities for centralised stock control for the College in areas such as stationery, chemicals and photocopy paper, together with the current arrangements for wine deliveries and wine stock control system for the Conference Wine Store and Fellow's Wine Cellar. 

To be successful in this role you will have extensive knowledge of stock control management, preferably working in a warehouse or similar environment, good IT skills, accuracy and attention to detail, ability to work on your own initiative without direct supervision and a good communicator, with the ability to work in co-operation and harmony with colleagues to achieve efficient service levels.

An overview of this exciting role can be found here:

The many benefits of working at Selwyn include 33 days' paid leave (inclusive of an allowance for the public holidays) a contributory final salary pension scheme, contractual sick pay, free lunches, on-site parking, free healthcare benefit plan, free use of the College gym, and training opportunities for professional development and reward for hiugh achievers thorugh performance-based pay.

  • Contract type:  Permanent, full-time
  • Hours of work:  37.5 hours per week, which could include occasional Saturday working
  • Salary:  £19,426 – £20,608 per annum, depending on experience
  • Job description/Person specification
  • Terms and conditions of employment
  • Application process:  To apply for this role, prospective candidates should submit an application form which should be sent to the HR Officer, Selwyn College, Cambridge CB3 9DQ, or electronically to recruitment@sel.cam.ac.uk
  • Application form:  Word Pdf
  • Closing date:  The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 19 November 2017.
  • Interviews:  It is anticipated that interviews for short-listed candidates will be held in College on Monday 27 November 2017.

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and other minorities who are currently under represented in our College.

Casual Vacancies

We have the following casual vacancies:

Housekeeping Assistants (part-time) varied hours

Dining Hall Assistants (varied hours)


Other Employment Opportunities: 

Register your interest in working at Selwyn

If you are interested in working at Selwyn College and there are no current vacancies in your particular field, please use the online registration form to register your details and to receive notification of posts that may become available in the future (administrative and manual posts only.)

Preventing Illegal Working

Applicants who are shortlisted for interview will need to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.  Please see:  Evidence of right to work in the UK

Equality and Diversity

The College is committed to equal opportunities. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. We aim to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment because of their age, disability, race, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex, gender reassignment or sexual orientation.