Senior Student Management Information and Data Officer

School/department: Student Systems and Records Office 
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 2480
Salary: Starting at £28,936 and rising to £32,548 per annum
Placed on: 11 September 2017 
Closing date: 25 September 2017.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: w/c 9 October 2017 
Expected start date: w/c 6 November 2017

Job description

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Student Management Information and Data Officer to join the Student Systems and Records Office (SSRO) at the University of Sussex. We are seeking a highly numerate and analytical individual who, ideally, has an understanding of the HE sector or a similar service environment.

The primary responsibility of the post is to support the development of operational practices related to student data, management information and external statutory reporting. The role holder will work closely with colleagues from the Academic Registry, the academic schools and Information Technology Services.  

If you have experience of managing data and are enthusiastic about working with students systems to deliver reporting and operational requirements, then this could be the ideal role for you. You will lead on the production of a number of external returns, therefore, previous exposure to any of the following statutory returns is essential:

  • Student HESA return
  • HESA ITT return
  • Key Information Set (KIS) now Unistats.

You will need to work effectively as part of the SSRO team but will be expected to take responsibility for delivering reporting and ensuring that priorities are met. The ability to interpret complex rules and regulations unambiguously is also essential.

Download job description and person specification Ref 2480 [PDF 137.15KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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