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The Cambridge Theological Federation is an ecumenical partnership of twelve institutions, with over 300 students from 30 different countries, founded in 1972.

The Federation has been an ecumenical witness for over fifty years with thousands of students benefiting from learning, worshipping and socialising together. Over 2000 students have gained from this unique ecumenical collaboration in the last decade alone.
The Federation offers daily opportunities for ecumenical encounter in scholarship and sociability.

The central team of the Federation supports the compliance functions of the Federation, together with liaison with the three Universities with whom we work, statutory bodies to whom we report and also the IT needs of many of the constituent houses.

Current Vacancies

University Liaison Officer

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, pro-active administrator (University Liaison Officer) to join our small but busy team. Reporting to the Head of Central Services, this role will be based on-site in Cambridge.

The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for overseeing and implementing administrative procedures for our degree programmes (Common Awards), which are delivered by the Cambridge Theological Federation through our member institutions and validated by Durham University. The role will also be responsible for ensuring the integrity of student data held on our information systems. You will work closely with colleagues across the member institutions as well as those based at Durham University.

The successful candidate will have administrative experience of the higher education sector and a can-do attitude.

See the Further Particulars for more information about the role and requirements.

What do we offer

In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays. We will automatically enrol you into a pension scheme with a generous employer contribution, subject to passing probation. There is free parking available on our beautiful site close to the city centre.

How to apply

To apply, please provide a CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role. Please forward this to

Please note that we can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

The deadline for applications is Sunday 10 March 2024.

Interviews are expected to take place between 13 and 18 March 2024.

In applying for this role, you will provide personal data which the Federation will process in accordance with its data protection obligations and its Data Protection Policy. Please see Policies and Procedures – Cambridge Theological Federation for further information about how we process your personal data.