Clerical Assistant Ref: 2348

School/department: School of Life Sciences
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term for 2 years
Salary: Starting at £19,133 and rising to £21,236 annum
Placed on: 30 September 2019
Closing date: 
14 October 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date
Expected interview date:
Expected start date:
As soon as possible

Job description 

We are looking for a grade 3, full-time Clerical Assistant to join our friendly team in the Life Sciences School Office. The post-holder will work as part of a team providing support for staff, students and enquirers within the school.

You’ll need good people skills, be able to stay calm under pressure and will enjoy working in a busy environment. This role would suit a bright, intelligent and friendly person, preferably with experience of reception, phone and general administrative work. 

The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents, these can be found at

Download job description and person specification Ref 2348 [PDF 82.44KB]

How to apply

Download our professional services 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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