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College Night Porter


Portering at Caius 

Porters are the principal interface with Fellows, staff, students, conference delegates and visitors to the College.  They have a wide responsibility for the security of the buildings and the safety of the people who use them.  The duties are principally undertaken at the Old Courts in the centre of Cambridge, Harvey Court on West Road and any other central location owned by the College.  

The Role

The College Night Porters are responsible for the provision of a broad range of support services to the college community, through the Porters Lodge. 
This is a full time role and the salary for the post is £24,483

For the full job description – Click here

The College

Gonville and Caius College is one of the largest colleges in the University of Cambridge. It is an educational charity and its mission is to provide a place of education, religion, learning and research, in conjunction with the University that is recognised internationally as being of the highest standard.

The College is an academic community comprising some 530 undergraduate students, 250 graduate students, and 110 Fellows (lecturers, professors and other senior academic researchers and teachers) and almost 200 staff. It plays a significant role throughout the University. Our students come from all over the world and our undergraduates study all the subjects offered in the University. Our postgraduates play a vital role in the research activities of the wider University. Our Fellows have globally renowned research expertise ranging from Ancient History to Cosmology and are all recognised as leaders in their fields. The students who graduate from the college form an alumni group of approximately 11,000 individuals. They have achieved recognition in many walks of life and are resident in all continents. More information and virtual tours are available on the College website

Equality of Opportunity

Entry into a position with the College will be determined only be personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of the post and the relevant salary structure. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. No applicant shall be discriminated against because of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

During the applications process candidates are requested to complete the Equality & Diversity section as part of our Equal Opportunities Policy and monitoring process. The contents of this form will not be disclosed to the selection or interview panels.

The Applications Process

To register and apply – Click here

Your application must include details of 3 referees, one of whom should have detailed knowledge of your ability and suitability for this post. The deadline for applications is 12 noon BST on 10 January 2021, interviews will be held week commencing 18 Jan 2021.

If you have any questions in relation to an application please get in touch with a member of the HR Team.

t: +44 1223 332 395