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Research & Impact Coordinator

Salary range: £14.64 per hour Closing date: 4 April 2023

Temporary Employment Service Worker Assignment

This assignment will be conducted through the University of Cambridge Temporary Employment Service and will be based and managed within the Fitzwilliam Museum. (Internal applications are also welcomed on a secondment/fixed term basis, please contact for more information).

Rate of pay: £14.64 per hour (Grade 5 equivalent)

Research & Impact Projects Coordinator

The Fitzwilliam Museum is looking for a Research & Impact Coordinator to provide administrative support to the Fitzwilliam Museum’s Head of Research & Impact, to support the delivery of the Museum’s Research & Impact Strategy. This will involve contributing to the timely and high-quality delivery of research grant applications and the post-award management of research and impact projects. They will monitor project milestones, deadlines and deliverables, using collaborative documents and spreadsheets (usually Google Suite). They will lead on the collection of research data from colleagues across the Museum in support of end of project reporting and applications for research funding. They will also coordinate and support internal and external research events, including workshops, training and study days. They will undertake financial administration including monitoring expenditure against budgets. The assignment holder will lead on updating internal and external web pages.

The assignment is suited to candidates who have experience in an administrative role, particularly those with experience in a museum or higher education institution. The assignment-holder will need to be able to work independently, be an experienced and confident user of Excel/Google Sheets, Powerpoint/Google Slides and Word/Google Docs. The assignment holder should also have experience of updating web pages. The assignment holder should have excellent planning, organisational, interpersonal and communication skills. They should also have a flexible approach with a ‘can do’ attitude, and be able to work collaboratively, openly and honestly with peers and colleagues. They must have excellent attention to detail, a willingness to undertake a wide range of tasks, and an adherence to equal opportunities, and commitment to diversity in the workplace.

This role is a part-time hybrid role. The exact days/times to be worked, and the split of working onsite and from home, are flexible and would be discussed with the successful applicant.

Further information about the Fitzwilliam Museum and its collections can be found at

Further information regarding TES:

Duration of assignment: ASAP for 3 months, with potential for extension, at 0.5FTE (18.25 hours per week)

Closing date for applications: 4th April 2023 by 9:00 am 

Interview date(online): 6th April 2023

Method of application: Please email by 9am on Tuesday 4th April 2023 with a letter of interest in support of your application and a brief CV including the name of two referees (including email address and phone number). Please contact Jo Vine for more information or an informal discussion regarding the role

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