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Part-time Bedmaker/Cleaner

Corpus Christi College has a vacancy for a permanent part-time Bedmaker/Cleaner working Monday to Friday from 8am to 12pm (20 hours a week) at their post-graduate site on Grange Road. Main duties involve daily cleaning of rooms, offices, toilets and staircases. Applicants must have experience in a hotel, college or similar environment and will be able to demonstrate excellent cleaning skills including knowledge of chemical handling. A vocational qualification is also desirable.

You will be reporting to the Head Housekeeper and will be part of a team of 19 staff, 6 of whom will be working at the post-graduate site. You will be working on your own and within your team to provide a first-class cleaning service for the College.

Applicants must have the ability to work on their own, be conscientious, hardworking and reliable. There will a certain amount of climbing of staircases and carrying bulky items. The person appointed will report to the Head Housekeeper. Please do not apply if you do not have the experience required.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, excellent benefits and conditions of employment, including a pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, car parking and use of College facilities.

Job Description/Person Specification

Additional Information

How to Apply. Please:

 Complete our Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form.

  1. Enclose your current Curriculum Vitae, if available
  2. Explain your interest in the position and how you fit the role as described in the Job Description/Person Specification, using the Suitability for Employment section of the Application Form, or a covering letter.
  3. Send your completed application to: HR Manager, Corpus Christi College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RH.

Enquiries

Further enquiries may be made to the HR Manager by email or telephone: recruitment@corpus.cam.ac.uk, telephone: +44 (0)1223 338044.

Closing Date:       Friday 16 January 2015


 

Book and Manuscript Conservator

Corpus Christi College is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced Book and Manuscript Conservator to join the small team working in the conservation studio at the college.

The studio has a busy schedule of work, carrying out interventive conservation treatments and providing advice on both library and archive materials for the eleven members of the Cambridge Colleges’ Conservation Consortium.

The position will provide opportunities to work on a wide range of materials from the earliest manuscripts to modern archives, and cover paper, parchment and binding conservation. Experience of historical binding structures and the ability to carry out high quality interventive conservation work will be expected.

The successful applicant will have a proven record of excellent practical skills and be looking to develop their professional experience. They will be dedicated and self-motivated, able to work both on their own and as part of a small team. Excellent communication skills at all levels and a diplomatic approach are essential. The postholder will have a degree or diploma, preferably with postgraduate conservation training or equivalent experience, as well as a passion for the subject.

The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary, excellent benefits and conditions of employment, including a pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, car parking and use of College facilities.

Job Description/Person Specification

Additional Information

How to Apply. Please:

  1. Complete our Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form.
  2. Enclose your current Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Explain your interest in the position and how you fit the role as described in the Job Description/Person Specification, using the Suitability for Employment section of the Application Form, or a covering letter.
  4. Your application forms must be accompanied by a portfolio of work including photographs (maximum three projects).
  5. Send your completed application to: HR Manager, Corpus Christi College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RH.

Enquiries

Further enquiries may be made to the Managing Conservator by email: bcw24@corpus.cam.ac.uk.

Closing Date: Friday 9 January 2015

Interviews:    Will be held w/c 19 January 2015. If you have not been invited for interview by 19 January, you have not been successful on this occasion.


Assistant Librarian (Parker Library) (Fixed-Term Contract)

Due to the retirement of a long-serving member of staff, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge invites applications for the post of Assistant Librarian in the Parker Library. The position is initially a 3 year fixed-term position, working full-time (37.5 hours per week).

There has been a library in Corpus Christi College since 1352. The Parker Library is now one of the most important research collections of rare books and manuscripts in Britain, principally created by Archbishop Matthew Parker (1504-1575). It includes many of the oldest and most precious books in English history. It was the first major library to be comprehensively digitised and is open to readers daily.

The successful candidate is likely to be a qualified librarian, with experience of rare books and/or manuscripts. The main tasks are:

  • supervising readers of manuscripts
  • vetting of new readers
  • answering general and bibliographical enquiries
  • selecting, ordering and processing of new accessions
  • cataloguing of existing stock on-line
  • maintenance and supply of photographic copy to scholars and publishers.

Experience of a computerised library management scheme is desirable and knowledge of Latin and other languages would be useful. Familiarity with medieval manuscripts would be an advantage.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, excellent benefits and conditions of employment, including a pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, car parking and use of College facilities.

Job Description/Person Specification

Additional Information

How to Apply. Please:

  1. Complete our Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form.
  2. Enclose your current Curriculum Vitae, if available
  3. Explain your interest in the position and how you fit the role as described in the Job Description/Person Specification, using the Suitability for Employment section of the Application Form, or a covering letter.
  4. Send your completed application to: HR Manager, Corpus Christi College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RH.

Enquiries

For further enquiries please contact the Sub-Librarian, Steven Archer (sa377@cam.ac.uk) or the Donnelley Fellow Librarian, Dr Christopher de Hamel (cd281@cam.ac.uk)

Closing Date:          Friday 9 January 2015

Interviews:               Will be held week commencing Monday 19 January 2015


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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