Robinson College requires a full-time Relief Porter (average 37 hours per week) for duties in the Porters’ Lodge.  

College Porters are the Front reception and principal interface with Fellows, staff, students, conference delegate’s guests 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 in the College and its grounds. 

Applicants for this important front of house post must possess strong communication skills and have experience of working within a customer focused team. The successful candidate must be prepared to work very flexibly in a Relief Role to cover the absences of other Porters during both day and night shifts, as well as working core shifts during the week and weekends.

Benefits include:

  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Free meals on duty
  • Uniform provided
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

For an informal chat please contact the Head Porter, Colin Barnes on 01223 339227.

Completed applications should be posted to Amy Brown, HR Coordinator, Robinson College, Cambridge, CB3 9AN or by email to

Interview date:  Tuesday 31st July 2018