ODL/MBA Course Coordinator Ref 20562

School/department: University of Sussex Business School, Professional Services
Hours: Full time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Fixed term until 31 May 2024
Reference: 20562
Salary: starting at £24,144 to £27,396 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 28 April 2023
Closing date: 22 May 2023 Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date:  To be discussed with HR
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

We are seeking an experienced, well-organised Course Coordinator, who is a good team member, to support with the provision of the Online Distance Learning (ODL) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses offered by the University of Sussex Business School. The post holder will have experience working in a busy environment and a strong commitment to consistently delivering the highest standard of customer service to internal and external stakeholders.

Duties will include dealing with student, faculty, and colleague enquiries, organizing teaching groups and room bookings, maintaining assessment information, distributing student information and supporting examination boards. Initiative, flexibility, and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, are essential. A good working knowledge of Microsoft packages is also important.

The Business School currently offers 4 online Masters degrees in International Marketing, Energy Policy, Sustainable Development, and Global Supply Chain Management, working in collaboration with the University’s distance learning partner Pearson. Taught 100% online and with 6 start dates per year, our courses give students the opportunity to start their course when they like and study in their own time from their own home. The Virtual Learning Environment is our digital alternative to the University campus, and the platform has been designed specifically for students learning online with Sussex. The Sussex MBA is the only degree course offered by the Business School that is designed specifically for professionals seeking to enhance and develop their business skills. It is a globally recognized and highly sought qualification and the MBA course at Sussex is accredited by both EQIUS and AMBA (The Association of MBAs).

Please contact Sydney Guyomard (S.guyomard@sussex.ac.uk) 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.

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

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOCX 65.11KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to jobapps@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.

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