Course Coordinator Ref 9100

School/department: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Hours: 0.6 FTE / 21.9 hours
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
This is a hybrid role, specific arrangements for hybrid working to be agreed on appointment.
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 9100
Salary: starting at £23,144 to £26,396 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 18 July 2022
Closing date: 05 August 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

Are you an experienced administrator looking for a brand-new challenge?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a proactive professional to join the dynamic and friendly MPS administrative team.

You will be a confident communicator with strong IT and organisational skills and excellent attention to detail.

You will be versatile, enthusiastic, and enjoy working closely with colleagues to deliver a high standard of service to our students and colleagues.

Working within the Teaching and Learning team you will coordinate all elements of the postgraduate taught student journey and enjoy a wide variety of tasks that will vary throughout the year, keeping the job fresh and interesting.

The role involves a variety of tasks which include:

  • Supporting lecturers in the delivery of their courses
  • Coordinating the teaching and assessment of students
  • Assisting students with induction and option choices
  • Acting as secretary to the postgraduate taught module assurance board and assisting in school examination processes
  • Maintaining course materials and websites to a high standard
  • Working with the Curriculum and Assessment Officer to support the postgraduate taught Exam Boards
  • Responding to admissions enquiries

Additionally, the role provides administrative support to undergraduate degrees as required, working with the undergraduate course coordinator and senior course coordinator, as well as being part of the wider school office team. The School Office is vital to the smooth-running of the school and you will contribute to the high standards of service delivery.

Please contact Gemma Harman 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.

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 job description and person specification Ref 9100 [PDF 242.38KB]

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

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  • This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements and be full time. Please contact so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page for further information

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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