Course coordinator (Phase 1) Ref: 6178

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School   
Hours: full time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: permanent 
Salary: Starting at £21,814 to £25,217 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 9 July 2021
Closing date:  29 July 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.  
Expected start date: as soon as possible

Job description

Applications are invited for the post of Course Coordinator in the BSMS Curriculum Support Team.  This post is based within our Phase 1 School Office, which is on the University of Sussex campus.

The post holder is part of the curriculum support team which manages the organisation and administration of teaching and assessments in Years 1 to 5 of the undergraduate medical degree programme. They will work closely with BSMS academic and administrative staff, colleagues in units in the parent universities and clinical staff in NHS partner organisations.

The post-holder will be required to make occasional visits to the Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) buildings at the University of Brighton and the Royal Sussex County Hospital.

Applicants should have a good standard of education and possess excellent IT, communication and organisational skills.

The post requires a high level of personal responsibility, initiative and attention to detail.  Whilst administrative in nature, the post also involves a number of physical and practical tasks away from a desk environment, eg. setting up rooms for teaching and assessments, transporting equipment / resources between rooms on the campus.

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 6178 [PDF 140.53KB]

Visa Sponsorship Queries: If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role, you can find further information on our Visa page or contact to discuss your personal circumstances and whether you meet the criteria

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] 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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