Departmental Administrator (Dean’s Office) Ref 0218

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School 
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: permanent 
Reference: 0218 
Salary: starting at £25,482 and rising to £29,515 per annum, pro rata (if applicable) 
Placed on: 22 November 2018 
Closing date: 06 December 2018. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: 14 December 2018 
Expected start date: as soon as possible.

Job description

We are looking for a well-organised and self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills to provide administrative and organisational support for the Dean’s Office and Medical School Secretary at BSMS.

As a Departmental Administrator, you will make an important contribution to the Medical School, helping to maintain and develop administrative systems and processes, as well as dealing with diary management, taking meeting minutes and handling queries and correspondence professionally.

You should have previous experience of having worked in a busy office environment and have developed systems to prioritise work and meet tight deadlines.  You will be expected to make decisions independently and work flexibly with the needs of the School.  You should have fast, accurate keyboard skills and a working knowledge of spreadsheets, networked e-mail and the Internet.

Download job description and person specification Ref 0218 [PDF 174.28KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic 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.

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