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Selwyn College is home to staff of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. We are proud of our diversity and are therefore keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in our community. Selwyn College is also a committed equal opportunities employer and takes steps to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated equally and fairly.


Please see our Recruitment and Selection Policy for more information.


  • Salary: £19,305 per annum

    Hours: 37.5 hours per week (exclusive of meal breaks). However, requests for part-time working will be considered.

    Contract Type: Permanent, subject to six months’ probation

     

    Selwyn College wishes to appoint two Housekeeping Assistants to be part of our busy Housekeeping Department. The Housekeeping Assistants will support the Domus Manager, Housekeeping Supervisor and Housekeeping Senior Team Leader by undertaking general cleaning duties and ensuring the highest possible standard of housekeeping is achieved and maintained in all College buildings. It is expected that the post-holders will take a proactive approach to maintaining the Housekeeping Department’s standards and working practices at all times.

     

    There is the opportunity for salary progression through performance-based increments. In addition, the College offers excellent benefits including a generous occupational pension scheme and a free meal on duty. Staff are also entitled to free use of the College gym and on-site parking.

     

    Selwyn College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. We are proud of our diversity. We are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in our community.

     

    Job Description

    Application Form

     

    How to Apply

    Send a completed application form via email to recruitment@sel.cam.ac.uk

    Closing date: Sunday 12 June  2022

    Interviews: week commencing 13 June 2022

    We reserve the right to hold interviews before the closing date should any suitable applications be received.

  • Salary: £27,115 per annum

    Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week (exclusive of meal breaks), flexible hours

    Contract Type: Permanent, subject to 6 months’ probation

     

    Overview

     

    Selwyn College wishes to appoint a Database and Gifts Administrator to join the College's busy Development team. Reporting to the Alumni Manager, you will be an important part of a small but dynamic team responsible for keeping in touch with over 7,000 alumni and friends of Selwyn College scattered all over the world and your job will allow the college to deliver a good service and maintain friendly relations with alumni, friends and donors.

     

    A strong team player, the post holder will be responsible for the collection and organisation of contact details and ensuring that this data is kept clean and up-to-date, but there are also opportunities to be involved in other aspects of the department’s work, including fundraising, events, research and communications. 

     

    Applicants must have a meticulous eye for detail and be able to demonstrate excellent organisational and IT skills. To be successful in the role, the ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with all stakeholders is essential. 

     

    There is the opportunity for salary progression through performance-based increments. In addition, the College offers excellent benefits including a generous occupational pension scheme and a free meal on duty. Staff are also entitled to free use of the College gym and on-site parking.

     

    Selwyn College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. We are proud of our diversity. We are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in our community.

     

    Job Description

    Application Form

     

    How to Apply

    Send a completed application form via email to recruitment@sel.cam.ac.uk

    Closing Date:  29 May 2022

    Interview:  expected to be held on 8 June 2022

  • Casual Housekeeping Assistants (weekends) / £9.90 per hour

     

    Selwyn College wishes to build up a pool of Casual Housekeeping Assistants to work in our busy Housekeeping Department during weekends. Successful applicants will undertake general cleaning duties, ensuring the highest possible standard of housekeeping is achieved and maintained in all College buildings. It is expected that post-holders will take a proactive approach to maintaining the Housekeeping Department’s standards and working practices at all times.

     

    Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage, but full training will be provided.

     

    In return we offer £9.90 per hour, a free meal on duty, and the opportunity to gain exceptional housekeeping experience.

     

    Please see the Job Description and Terms and Conditions for further information.

     

    If you would like to join our friendly Housekeeping team please complete an application form and email it to recruitment@sel.cam.ac.uk.

     

    Application Form

    Job Description

    Terms and Conditions

  • Casual Catering Assistants (evenings and weekends) / £9.90 per hour

     

    Selwyn College wishes to build up a pool of casual staff to work in our Dining Hall and Servery during evenings and weekends.

     

    Applicants must be polite, friendly, reliable and well-presented.  Our Catering Department has a 5 Star food hygiene rating and all of our waiting staff must be able to work to a high standard of cleaning and hygiene.  Previous experience of working in a catering environment is desirable, although training will be provided.

     

    In return we offer £9.90 per hour, a free meal on duty, and the opportunity to gain exceptional catering and hospitality experience.

     

    Please see the Job Description and Terms and Conditions for further information.

     

    Selwyn College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. We are proud of our diversity. We are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in our community.

     

    If you would like to join our friendly catering team please complete an Application Form and email it to recruitment@sel.cam.ac.uk.

     

    Application Form

    Job Description

    Terms and Conditions

     

     

  • Salary: £24,155 per annum

    Hours: 37.5 hours per week (exclusive of meal breaks)

    Contract Type: Permanent, subject to six months’ probation

     

    Selwyn is recruiting for a full-time Section Chef. We have recently successfully recruited new members of our Catering Department, and now we have just one key vacancy in our chefs team to fill.

     

    The Section Chef will assist the Head Chef in consistently producing the highest possible standard of food for our students, staff, Fellows and conference guests.

     

    Under the direction of the Second Chef, the Section Chef will work with other Section Chefs to provide consistently high quality food and introduce innovative dishes to enhance the overall dining experience for our customers. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding of food, and the ability to work to tight deadlines while providing excellent service at all times. If you have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and are the kind of person who jumps in to help to ensure service is never compromised, we would love to meet you.

     

    There is the opportunity for salary progression through performance-based increments. In addition, the College offers excellent benefits including a generous occupational pension scheme and a free meal on duty. Staff are also entitled to free use of the College gym and on-site parking.

     

    Selwyn College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. We are proud of our diversity. We are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in our community.

     

    Job Description

    Application Form

     

    How to Apply

    Send a completed application form via email to recruitment@sel.cam.ac.uk    

    Closing date: Noon Friday 13 May 2022

    Interviews: Week commencing 16 May 2022

    We reserve the right to hold interviews before the closing date should any suitable applications be received.

  • Salary: £27,928 per annum (subject to a Cost of Living Review in August 2022)

    Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week (exclusive of meal breaks). Requests for hybrid/part-time working may be considered.

    Contract Type: Permanent, subject to 6 months’ probation.

     

    Selwyn College wishes to appoint a Payroll and Accounts Assistant to work in the College Bursary. This post represents a great opportunity to gain experience of work across a range of financial functions carried out in the Bursary, most importantly: Payroll. The successful candidate can expect a varied portfolio of responsibilities, which is expected to evolve over time.

     

    Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have very good numeracy skills and fluency in English. Competency in MS Excel and Word is important. A willingness to undertake formal training (funded by the College) in payroll administration is also a pre-requisite for candidates having limited or no experience in this area.

     

    There is the opportunity for salary progression through performance-based increments, and salaries will be subject to a Cost of Living review on 1st August 2022. In addition, the College offers excellent benefits including a generous occupational pension scheme and a free meal on duty. Staff are also entitled to free use of the College gym and on-site parking.

     

    Selwyn College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. We are proud of our diversity. We are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in our community.

     

     

    Job Description

    Application Form

     

     

    Application Process:

    Send a completed application form via email to recruitment@sel.cam.ac.uk

    Closing Date: Sunday 5 June 2022*

    Interviews: expected to be held in the week beginning 6 June 2022

    *We reserve the right to call particularly strong candidates for interview before the closing date for applications.

  • Salary: £19,305 per annum

    Hours: 37.5 hours per week (exclusive of meal breaks)

    Contract Type: Permanent, subject to six months’ probation

     

    Overview

     

    Selwyn College wishes to appoint a Catering Assistant to join our busy Catering Department.

     

    Reporting to the College Butler and Hall Supervisors, the successful applicant will carry out a variety of tasks in the Servery, Dining Hall and Fellows High Table and will support the Head of Catering to meet College objectives.

     

    Applicants must be polite, friendly, reliable and well-presented.  Our Catering Department has a 5 Star food hygiene rating and all of our waiting staff must be able to work to a high standard of cleaning and hygiene.  Previous experience of working in a catering environment is desirable, although training will be provided.

     

    The College offers excellent benefits including a generous occupational pension scheme and free meals on duty. Staff are also entitled to free use of the College gym and on-site parking.

     

    Selwyn College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. We are proud of our diversity. We are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in our community.

     

    Job Description

    Application Form

     

    How to Apply

    Send a completed application form via email to recruitment@sel.cam.ac.uk

    Closing DateNoon Friday 20 May 2022

    Interview:  Week commencing 23 May 2022

    We reserve the right to hold interviews before the closing date should any suitable applications be received.

  • Salary: £19,305 per annum (subject to a Cost of Living Review in August 2022)

    Hours: 37.5 hours per week (exclusive of meal breaks). However, requests for part-time working will be considered.

    Contract Type: Permanent, subject to six months’ probation.

     

    Overview

     

    Selwyn is recruiting for a full-time Kitchen Porter to join our busy Catering Department. Operating the plate wash and post wash machines, the Kitchen Porter will also be responsible for keeping their work areas clean and tidy, and will have a pivotal role in maintaining the college’s 5* high Hygiene Certificate.

     

    The Kitchen Porter will be working to high standards and will be able to achieve and maintain college hygiene standards. They will be part of a team supporting our Chefs and Front of House staff to produce excellent service to our students, Fellows, staff and conference guests alike. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have good organisational and time management skills to meet deadlines and a willingness to help others to provide excellent service at all times. If you have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and are the kind of person who jumps in to help to ensure service is never compromised, we would love to meet you.

     

    There is the opportunity for salary progression through performance-based increments. In addition, the College offers excellent benefits including a generous occupational pension scheme and a free meal on duty. Staff are also entitled to free use of the College gym and on-site parking.

     

    Selwyn College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. We are proud of our diversity. We are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in our community.

     

    Job Description

    Application Form

     

    How to Apply

    Send a completed application form via email to recruitment@sel.cam.ac.uk

    Closing DateNoon Wednesday 15 June 2022*

    Interview:  TBD

    *We reserve the right to call particularly strong candidates for interview before the closing date for applications.

     

  • Salary: £36,440 per annum (subject to a Cost of Living Review in August 2022)

    Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week (exclusive of meal breaks)

    Contract Type: Permanent, subject to 6 months’ probation

     

    Selwyn College wishes to appoint a Head Housekeeper to lead our busy Housekeeping Department.

     

    Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Head Housekeeper is responsible for ensuring the College's internal and external areas are maintained to the highest possible standard of cleanliness and compliance with health and safety regulations.

     

    The successful candidate will lead and manage a team of staff to deliver service excellence and value for money on a day-to-day basis, as well as developing and delivering a longer-term sustainable strategy for the Housekeeping Department.

     

    To be successful in the role, the ability to communicate effectively at all levels and develop constructive working relationships across the College is essential. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a proven ability to lead, manage and motive a team to deliver a high level of service with a focus on continual improvement.

     

    There is the opportunity for salary progression through performance-based increments. In addition, the College offers excellent benefits including a generous occupational pension scheme and a free meal on duty. Staff are also entitled to free use of the College gym and on-site parking.

     

    Selwyn College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. We are proud of our diversity. We are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in our community.

     

    Job Description

    Application Form

     

    Application Process:

    Send a completed application form via email to recruitment@sel.cam.ac.uk

    Closing Date: Sunday 12 June 2022*

    Interviews: expected to be held in the week beginning 20 June 2022

    *We reserve the right to call particularly strong candidates for interview before the closing date for applications.