Course Coordinator Ref 9696

School/department: School of Media, Arts and Humanities 
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)
Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 15 November 2023
Reference: 9696
Salary: Starting at £23,144 to £26,396 per annum
Placed on: 23 September 2022
Closing date: 10 October 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

The Central Foundation Year are seeking an experienced and highly motivated administrator to take up a key role in our course coordination team. The role will work closely with a Senior Course Coordinator to support a range of foundation year subjects, deliver an excellent service to students, and provide administrative support to members of staff.

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. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and IT skills and will be able to demonstrate that they can work well as part of a busy and diverse team.

Duties will include, but are not limited to, dealing with staff/student enquiries, maintaining course and timetable information and supporting examination and assessment processes.

A good working knowledge of Microsoft packages as well as initiative, flexibility and the ability to communicate effectively are essential.

Please contact Laura Owen or Hayley Bowerman 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 job description and person specification Ref 9696 [PDF 110.02KB]

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 [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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