Deputy School Administrator Ref 2143

School/department:  University of Sussex Business 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: Fixed term until October 2020 (this could be considered as a potential secondment opportunity)
Reference:  2143
Salary: starting at £30,046 to £33,797 per annum
Placed on:  24 September 2019
Closing date:  15 October 2019.   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: Week commencing 21 October 2019
Expected start date: asap 

Job description

This role is only open to internal candidates from Sussex University

The University of Sussex Business School is seeking an experienced Deputy School Administrator to work with the School Administrator to deliver efficient and effective administrative support to colleagues and students. 

The Deputy School Administrator will have responsibility for providing expert operational level leadership for the school office. The main areas of responsibility of the post include:

  • Managing designated school professional services staff, taking responsibility for recruitment, training needs and performance
  • Managing and coordinating efficient, effective and responsive systems and services, ensuring the needs of the University, School and Students are met.
  • Deputising for the School Administrator in their absence
  • Undertaking specific projects and responsibilities as agreed with the School Administrator and/or senior colleagues, which would include compliance related responsibilities.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and experience needed to successfully lead and motivate a team.  They will have experience of managing projects and excellent organisational skills.  They will have the ability to work flexibly under pressure and manage change.

Download job description and person specification Ref 2143 [PDF 175.16KB]

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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