Administrative Assistant (External Examiners) Ref: 5200

School/department: Academic Development and Quality Enhancement, Division for the Student Experience
Hours: Full time considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week (1FTE). Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). 
Contract:  Permanent  
Reference: 5200
Salary: Starting at £21,814  to £25,217  per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 08 January 2021 
Closing date:  21 January 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date:TBC

Job description

  • The University of Sussex is seeking to appoint a skilled professional administrator to join the University’s Academic Development and Quality Enhancement Team. 
  • This role involves supporting the administrative processes for the appointment, induction, training and payment of external examiners – key external colleagues who oversee the University’s assessment processes.
  • The post holder will be the main contact for our external examiners and for staff across the University, providing advice and guidance on processes and policies related to external examiners.
  • This is an exciting opportunity to join a specialist team committed to delivering a high quality service for our staff, students and our external partners.
  • This role would suit an experienced administrator or someone looking to develop a career in University administration. Some administrative experience is essential as well as the ability to work as part of a dynamic and service-oriented team.

Please contact Carmel Oxley-King, Academic Development and Quality Enhancement Manager (Academic Standards) for informal enquiries.

Download job description and person specification Ref 5200 [PDF 125.64KB]

All grades 1-5.  Please note that the University of Sussex is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position, and thus any applicant should ensure that they have the legal right to work in the UK for the period of the post. The University of Sussex requires all successful applicants to provide proof of permission to work in the UK before they commence work. Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website.

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunties form [DOC 108.50KB] 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.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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