Curriculum and Assessment Officer Ref 8577

School/department: Life Sciences
Hours: Full time or part 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: one year maternity cover, expected end 31 May 2023
Reference: 8577
Salary: Starting at £26,341 to £30,497 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 13 May 2022
Closing date: 07 June 2022  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: As soon as possible

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the University of Sussex or the University of Brighton

Job description

The School of Life Sciences is looking to appoint a dynamic and self-driven Curriculum and Assessment Officer with excellent organisational, administrative and communication skills and a can-do attitude.

The successful candidate will be proficient in troubleshooting and resolving complex problems in a logical, methodical manner, able to manage their own workload while enjoying contributing as part of a highly motivated team.

Previous experience of managing administrative systems in higher education, organising examinations, committee servicing and producing documents or reports is essential.

Please contact Amy Horwood ( ) 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 8577 [PDF 114.95KB]

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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