Clerical Assistant Ref 1395

School/department: School of History, Art History and Philosophy
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). Core working hours are 9.00am – 5.00pm.
Contract: fixed term until 30 June 2020 
Reference: 1395
Salary: starting at £18,688 to £20,836 per annum
Placed on: 30 May 2019
Closing date: Thursday 20 June 2019.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: Week commencing 01 July 2019
Expected start date: Mid to end of July 2019

Job description

This post offers an opportunity to join a friendly team of professional services staff within the busy and vibrant School of History, Art History and Philosophy at the University of Sussex, working on a full time basis until 30 June 2020.

The post holder will undertake a variety of tasks including reception work, data entry, support for administrators and faculty, photocopying, purchasing stationery, assisting with visitor enquiries, and helping to organise school events. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, experience of providing customer service and working as part of a team.

Download job description and person specification Ref 1395 [PDF 146.45KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] 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 (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) 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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