Academic Committees and Student Casework Manager Ref 7991

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: part time hours considered up to a maximum of 0.6 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 7991
Salary: starting at £34,304 to £40,927 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 12 April 2022
Closing date: 19 May 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

Applications are invited for this new post to support casework associated with student complaints, appeals, discipline, and fitness to practise concerns and be Secretary to academic committees concerned with the governance of curriculum planning and the 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 outwith the School and its parent universities. Key contacts will include the Dean, teaching leads, student advice team, School Office staff, Governance and Legal Officer University of Brighton, Students Union representatives and the GMC’s Registration Investigations Team Coordinator.

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 Peter Dennis for informal enquiries.

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 7991 [PDF 251.88KB]

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] 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 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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