EA to the Director of SRAID and DPVCI Ref 8346

School/department: Student Recruitment and International Development
Hours: Part time hours considered up to a maximum of 0.8 FTE (29.2 hours)
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need) but appointee required to be present 4 days per week. Core hours are normally between 08:30 – 17:00 or 09:00 – 17:30
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 8346
Salary: starting at £26,341 to £30,497 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 03 May 2022.
Closing date: 08 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

Job description

An opportunity has arisen for a highly organised and efficient individual, with excellent communication skills, to provide comprehensive executive assistant support to the Director of Student Recruitment, Admissions and International Development and Pro-Vice-Chancellor International.

The post-holder will provide a professional interface between the Director and his internal and external contacts. You will be responsible for managing his busy diary and making all necessary meeting arrangements. The post-holder will also be required to provide administrative support to key strategic projects for which the director is responsible including a focus on international strategy, recruitment and marketing and internal communications.  Experience of marketing and communications will be important.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, approachable and confident, with strong eye for detail. You will be expected to work well using your own initiative in a varied and busy environment. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills combined with strong IT skills. You will become part of a dynamic and friendly team, which is focused on supporting the University in achieving its strategic aims.

Please contact Marcus Williams E: Marcus.Williams@sussex.ac.uk  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 8346 [PDF 200.14KB]

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 profservicerescruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs 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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