Curriculum and Assessment Officer Ref 4567

School/department: School of Media, Arts & Humanities
Hours: Full time considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE / 36.5 hours
Contract: fixed term until 31 July 2021
Reference: 4567
Salary: Starting at £25,941 to £30,046 per annum
Placed on: 22 September 2020
Closing date: 07 October 2020. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: tbc
Expected start date: tbc 

Job description

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the university.

We are seeking an experienced and professional administrator to work in the Curriculum and Assessment team. They should be a team player with excellent communication skills. This role includes line management of one or more members of staff, therefore some experience of line management would be helpful. We are seeking an individual who exhibits initiative, a can-do attitude and an aptitude for leadership. The post-holder will support key processes in the remit of quality assurance for the school and working closely with the Professional Services Team, and supporting the work of the PS Education lead, the Senior Quality and Enhancement Officer, the School’s Director of Teaching and Learning and the Associate Dean/s (Education & Students).

Job purpose and overview:

To co-ordinate and provide administrative support for the School’s curriculum, quality assurance and enhancement, and student assessment and progress processes. Working to support the Associate Deans for Education, the Directors of Teaching and Learning, the Education PS Lead, the Senior Quality Enhancement Officer and other senior staff within the School on defining appropriate systems for management of examinations and assessments.

Please contact Jacqui Guillemard ( for informal enquiries.

Download job description and person specification Ref 4567 [PDF 177.61KB]

All grades 1-5. 
Please note that the University of Sussex is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position, and thus any applicant should ensure that they have the legal right to work in the UK for the period of the post. The University of Sussex requires all successful applicants to provide proof of permission to work in the UK before they commence work. Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website.

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] 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 (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) 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.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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