Clerical Assistant Ref 6923

Post Title: Clerical Assistant
School/department:  School of Engineering and Informatics
Hours: Full time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours.
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Core hours are 09:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday, with occasional early morning commitments required.
Contract: fixed term for 12 months.
Reference: 6923
Salary: starting at £19,623 to £21,686 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  8 November 2021
Closing date:  1 December 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

The University of Sussex, in partnership with Zhejiang Gongshang University, created the Sussex Artificial Intelligence Institute a first of its kind in China offering four undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. The institute offers an exciting new way to go beyond physical space, and considers broader global and societal needs.

The successful candidate will work in a student facing role as the first contact point for students enrolled at the joint institute. This role will also work closely with the Senior Course Coordinator, assisting with the coordination of our taught courses, especially in relation to curriculum, assessment, and student experience.

We are seeking to appoint a proactive individual who has good communication skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to handle regular, routine tasks. This role will appeal to you if you enjoy working in a busy and varied environment. A qualification in Engineering or Computer Science is not a requirement for this post; we are a team with varied backgrounds, interests, education, and experiences.

Please contact Luke Scott 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 6923) (PDF 196KB)

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

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

This role may be eligible for sponsorship. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact 

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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