Academic Experience Coordinator Ref 10804

School/department: School of Law, Politics and Sociology
Hours: Full Time hours (36.5 hours). Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).Hybrid working arrangement subject to business need.
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: permanent 
Salary: starting at £24,144 to £27,396 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 10 March 2023
Closing date:  29 March 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed.
Expected start date: As soon as possible.

Job description

The Social Science cluster is seeking to appoint a well organised administrator to support a range of activities to support academic experience.  The post will have primary focus supporting the Sussex Law School.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy and developing unit which works as a shared service for the Social Sciences schools. The successful candidate will require excellent attention to detail and will be able to demonstrate that they that they can work well as part of a team.

The post-holder will support key processes in the remit of curriculum management and academic experience supporting the work of the Curriculum and Assessment Officers and the Directors of Teaching and Learning and Student Experience.

Duties will include, but are not limited to, dealing with staff/student enquiries, maintaining accurate curriculum and assessment information, student engagement monitoring, minute/note taking and supporting examination processes.

You will serve as a point of contact and link between students, staff members, internal departments, and external contacts providing administrative support ensuring that the processes and services operate smoothly.

Initiative, flexibility and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, are essential including the ab. A good working knowledge of Microsoft packages is also important. Experience of working in the HE academic administration would be an advantage.

Please contact Susan Chater  ( or Pippa Robinson ( 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 10804 [PDF 143.06KB]

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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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