College Registrar

Cambridge, (GB)
£36,914 - £45,361 per annum
10 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
27 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Sidney Sussex College wishes to recruit an experienced senior administrator to fulfil the newly established, permanent post of College Registrar.  Reporting to College Council, the post is responsible for all aspects of College governance, and supports the Principal Officers in ensuring compliance of the College with relevant University, College and other legislative requirements.  The post-holder will undertake the role of Secretary to the Governing Body and College Council, and offer key administrative support to a number of other committees and working groups.  In addition, they will have general oversight of the College’s committee structures, and keep under review policies, regulations and processes to ensure compliance in specific areas such as Data Protection and Prevent. 

The role calls for strong organisational and communication skills with a high degree of planning, logic and attention to detail and the ability to persuade and convince others. The successful candidate is likely to hold a degree or equivalent, have experience of interpreting and applying regulations and/or legislation, and be able to work pro-actively and independently in a varied, demanding and rewarding working environment.

Reflecting the close engagement with the Principal Officers, College Council and the Fellowship, the post-holder will be a Bye-Fellow of the College. The College may consider proposals for flexible working arrangements outside University full term.

The salary is based on the University single salary spine between points 45 – 52.  This currently equates to £36,914 - £45,361 per annum. Salary progression through the range is discretionary.  Benefits include an annual leave entitlement of 33 days holiday, including bank holidays; access to a contributory pension scheme provided by USS; dining privileges of a Bye-Fellow; and, subsidised membership of the College’s gym.

A job description, person specification and application form are available on the College website at  In order to apply, please complete and submit an application form with a covering letter outlining your suitability to  by 12 noon, Monday 27 January, 2020. Alternatively applications can be posted to the HR Manager at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge CB2 3HU. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place on Monday 10 February 2020.

Sidney Sussex College is an equal opportunities employer