Academic Committees and Student Casework Manager Ref 21497

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: 1.0 FTE / 37.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 21497
Salary: Starting at £37,099 to £44,263 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 29 August 2023.
Closing date: 25 September 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: To be confirmed

Job description

Applications are invited for this post to support casework associated with student complaints, appeals, discipline, and fitness to practise concerns and to provide support as Secretary to academic committees concerned with curriculum planning and quality assurance of medical education.

You will serve as complaints, appeals, and student discipline officer for the Medical School and liaise closely with a range of academic and professional services colleagues within and out with the School and its parent universities. Key contacts will include the Dean, teaching leads, student advice team, School Office staff, Academic Registry and Governance and Legal teams at the University of Brighton, Students Union representatives and the GMC’s Registration Investigations Team.

Working under the direction of the Medical School Secretary you will understand the principles of good governance and the role of the Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education, have previous experience as a committee Secretary, and understand assessment regulations, complaints, discipline, and fitness to practise policies and procedures.

Please contact the Medical School Secretary Peter Dennis for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in professional services posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 21497 [PDF 229.63KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

How to apply

Download our professional services application form and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form 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 in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) 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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