Clerical Assistant x2 Ref 5054/5081

School/department: Social Sciences Professional Services
Hours: 36.5 hours (full time) Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need) however reception must operate for the minimum/standard hours of 9am-5pm five days per week
Reference:  5054/5081
Salary:Starting at £19,133 and rising to £21,236 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 10 December 2020
Closing date:  13 January 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: January 2021
Expected start date: January 2021 or soon thereafter

Job description

The Social Science Cluster is seeking to appoint two clerical assistants to provide clerical support to the School of Education and Social Work and the School of Global Studies.

You will provide a friendly and professional reception service, alongside duties that include clerical support to other school colleagues related to course administration, financial processes and general office tasks.

Excellent computer skills (including word processing, spreadsheets and email) and the ability to work flexibly are essential, as is the ability to deal effectively and communicate well with people at a range of levels.

Please contact Heather Stanley (Communication Officer, School of Education and Social Work) or  Katie Meek (Senior Operations Office, School of Global Studies) for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds

Download job description and person specification Ref 5054/5081 [PDF 126.23KB]

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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