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Domus Bursar/Director of Operations, Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge

Corpus Christi College aims to appoint an outstanding individual to the post of Domus Bursar/Director of Operations. Corpus is the sixth oldest college in the University of Cambridge and one of the smallest, with 280 undergraduate and 220 postgraduate students, 60 Fellows and 120 staff. Corpus is known for its friendly atmosphere, its long tradition of academic excellence and its Parker Library, which houses a collection of manuscripts of world-historical significance.


The Domus Bursar – a key member of the College’s bursarial team – is charged with managing the provision and integration of the domestic services associated with the College’s estate and its external business, through the leadership and management of the operational departments: Catering, Conferences and Accommodation, Gardens and Grounds, Housekeeping, Information Services and Technology, Maintenance, and Security (Porters’ Lodge). This is a new position. The Domus Bursar will be elected a Fellow of the College, reflecting the seniority of the post and the importance of the College’s education mission.


Candidate Pack




Applications should be submitted to by noon on Tuesday 1st September 2020 and should include the following:

  • A short covering letter of not more than one thousand words explaining why this appointment interests you and how you meet the appointment criteria as detailed in the candidate pack.
  • A current CV with educational and professional qualifications and full and up-to-date employment history, including relevant achievements in recent posts.
  • Confirmation that you are content for Corpus Christi College to undertake any necessary background checks.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide two referees who may be contacted prior to the final interview.