Clare College Cambridge

Administrator (Rooms)

We have a vacancy for an Admiistrator (Rooms) reporting to the Accommodation Manager.

The Role

The role is to assist the Accommodation Manager with the administration related to the allocation of rooms to undergraduates and graduates. The successful applicant will be the first port of call for queries from undergraduates and graduates and will issues leases to individuals as required. The role will involve keeping lists of all students living in College and communicating with students on accommodation issues.

The successful applicant will have an excellent working knowledge of Excel and Word, particularly mail merge.

The College

This is a wonderful opportunity to work for the second oldest of the 31 Colleges in the University of Cambridge. Regarded as one of the most progressive and informal, it is renowned as a College that achieves academically at the highest levels, whilst also being welcoming, forward thinking, and inclusive.

Located in the heart of Cambridge city centre, the College is extraordinarily beautiful and famed for its gardens on “the Backs” (the famous backs of the colleges that overlook the River Cam). Clare’s Old Court, a Grade I listed building, is the centre of the College and is unique among the ancient Cambridge colleges in having maintained its architectural integrity.

Salary and Benefits

The salary for the post is up to £26,000 p.a. DOE and the hours are 36.25 per week (Monday to Friday) with some additional hours worked at weekends in our conference periods. In addition, the College offers a generous defined benefit pension scheme, membership of a medical cashback scheme, and lunch in college during working hours.

The Application Process

The full job description and person specification is below.

Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities form. The contents of this form will not be disclosed to the selection or interview panels

The completed Application and Equal Opportunities Forms must be emailed to Sally Hewings ( by the closing date of 7 January 2022.   Interviews will take place week commencing 10 January 2022.


Job Description and Person Specification


Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form