Assistant Education Manager (Student Engagement & Enhancement) Ref 9171

School/department: University of Sussex Business School, Professional Services
Hours: Full time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 FTE to include occasional evenings and weekends.
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 9171
Salary: starting at £31,411 to £35,333 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 02 August 2022
Closing date: 22 August 2022 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 Business School is seeking to appoint an Assistant Education Manager, to be part of our Student Experience Team and wider division of Professional Services. The role works closely with the Director of Student Experience, Education & Student Leads, Directors of Teaching & Learning, Director of Internationalisation Student Academic Success Advisors, Comms Team, and Associate Dean for Education & Students, to deliver work and projects that support the Learn to Transform part of our Strategy.

The School is looking to develop its portfolio of activities in the area of student engagement and enhancement, and whilst the role encompasses regulatory and compliance functions, it also has scope to develop key activities, events and initiatives that enhance the overall student experience within the Business School. The team currently, works in the areas of

  • Attendance monitoring & visa compliance
  • Internationalisation
  • Trips & Excursions
  • Student Reps, Mentors & Ambassadors
  • Student facing events
  • NSS
  • Non-curriculum-based, student enhancement programmes
  • Technology based enhancements
  • Student support related matters

The role requires a creative, enthusiastic and well-organised administrative manager, who is a good team member, with proven project management skills.

Creativity is essential in this role as there is scope to contribute ideas with regards to developing initiatives that deliver on student enhancement. Experience in running & organising events is also highly desirable. The diversity of tasks within this role’s remit makes this a varied, challenging and exciting role with great opportunity to develop and explore new skills through benefiting from the knowledge and experience of key academic leads, so is particularly good for those looking for a new challenge.

The post holder must also be able to handle sensitive, support related matters in a confidential & professional manner.

Please contact Caroline Barrow ( 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 the full job description and person specification (reference number 9171) (PDF 256KB)

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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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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