Clerical Assistant Ref 5272

School/department: School of Life Sciences
Hours:full time or part time hours considered 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: 5272
Salary: starting at £19,133 to £21,236 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 08 January 2021
Closing date:  25 January 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: ASAP


Job description

The School of Life Sciences is seeking a well-organised clerical assistant, who is a good team member, to assist with the support of our undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Duties will include assisting with enquiries from students, data entry, maintenance of filing and archive systems, support for administrators and members of faculty, photocopying, submission of assessments and providing some reception cover. Experience in customer service provision is an essential requirement.

The successful candidate will be highly efficient and well-organised, with excellent communication and problem-solving skills, and be comfortable and confident taking initiative and working proactively to balance a varied and demanding workload.

Please contact Amy Horwood (A.Horwood@sussex.ac.uk) for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

Download job description and person specification Ref 5272 [PDF 156.99KB]

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 lifescirecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs 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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