Assistant Administration Manager (Culture, Organisational Development & Wellbeing Team) Ref 20086

School/department:  Human Resources/Organisational Development Team
Hours: full time hours up to a maximum of 1 FTE / 36.5 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference:  20086
Salary: starting at £32,411 to £36,333 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 16 March 2023
Closing date: 3 April 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

We are entering an exciting period at the University of Sussex, with a new Vice Chancellor, Professor Sasha Roseneil, and a redesigned Human Resources Executive Team, with ambitious goals.  We are in the process of positioning ourselves to provide the very best employee experience for all our colleagues and we are seeking an experienced Assistant Administration Manager, to join us in a new role and to work within our Organisational Development Team. We particularly welcome applications from those who have worked within Learning & Development and/or Organisational Development (but this is not essential).

You will:

  • Be responsible for the management and development of a small team of OD Administration Coordinators and Graduate Associate(s), ensuring they work seamlessly within the wider Organisational development Team .
  • Manage, promote and maintain high quality, administration services in the Organisational Development team engendering a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Lead the effective operation of the University’s learning management system including researching, proposing and the implementation of new systems or system improvements.

Please contact Cathy McDonnell, Assistant Director of Culture, OD & Wellbeing ( or Sarah Engineer, Organisational Development Consultant ( 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 20086 [PDF 113.04KB]

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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 [DOCX 65.11KB] 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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