Academic Services Supervisor Research Support Ref 6474


Hours: Part-time time (21.9 hours per week). Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Contract: Fixed-term until 30/08/2022 
Reference: 6474
Salary: starting at £26,341 to £30,497 per annum, pro rata if part time 
Placed on26 August 2021 
Closing date:  16 September 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: 6 October 2021 
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the university.

The Library is seeking to appoint a part-time Academic Services Supervisor for a fixed term role. The hours of work for the post are 21.9 hours per week, negotiable within core Library hours 8.00am-6.00pm and will include occasional evening and weekend work.

To succeed in this post, you will be highly motivated and able to work well both in a team environment and independently. Initiative, attention to detail, and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, are essential.  The post-holder will deliver information awareness and skills sessions for researchers, and provide both administrative and training support for Elements, the University’s current research information system. 

The role will require an understanding of the current Higher Education research environment, or a commitment to developing this.

The successful applicant will be based in the Academic Services section of the Library, supporting researchers and research administrators.  

For further information, contact:         Bethany Logan
                                                           (Academic Services Librarian: Research &          Scholarship)

To apply, please complete the application form, making sure that you include details of how you meet the Person Specification.

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 Re 6474 [PDF 126.72KB]

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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 110.00KB] 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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