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Deputy Head of Education Services (Admissions and Participation), University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is one of the world’s foremost universities and a renowned centre for research, education and scholarship. We are a globally diverse institution and our students come from over 147 different countries. The University is looking to appoint an exceptional colleague as Deputy Head of Education Services (Admissions and Participation) following an internal restructure. Reporting to the Head of Education Services, you shall oversee a broad remit: student recruitment and marketing; undergraduate admissions and data services; widening participation; postgraduate admissions; student funding; and the Foundation Year team. The Deputy Head’s team is pioneering change and innovation across the University, significantly widening access to Cambridge at all levels, and setting high ambitions around international recruitment.


This is an exceptional opportunity to drive forward an area of activity of critical strategic importance to the university.


Candidate Pack 


To apply, please send a brief covering letter (of no more than two sides of A4) and a full curriculum vitae to by 12 noon on Monday 19th April 2021. 




We particularly welcome applications from women and racially minoritised candidates for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our institution. The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.


The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.