Graduate Administrative Secretary Ref: 4421

School/department: Information Management team, Division of the General Counsel, Governance and Compliance
Hours: 0.5 FTE, 18.25 hours per week
Contract: Fixed term for 12 months
Reference4421
Salary: Starting at £19,133
Placed on: 03 September 2020
Closing date:  18 September 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: Week commencing 28 September 2020
Expected start date:as soon as possible


Job description 

This vacancy is open to University of Sussex graduates 2019 or 2020 (UG and PGT) in any discipline. 

The Information Management team is looking to recruit an Administrative Secretary to join us in the Division of the General Counsel, Governance and Compliance. This role sits within the Information Management and Compliance team in the division, which is primarily responsible for compliance with Data Protection and Freedom of Information legislation. The role gives the opportunity to work with a wide range of staff across the University. 

The role holder will:

  • Provide organisational and administrative support across the team;
  • Support the Information Officer in dealing with Freedom of Information and Data Protection requests; and
  • Assist the Head of Information Management and Compliance in coordinating the work of the team. 

The successful candidate will have strong planning and organising skills, excellent written and oral communication skills and an ability to use a range of IT packages. The nature of the Information Management team’s work means that attention to detail and maintaining confidentiality are critical. 

Applicants should be a graduate from any undergraduate or taught postgraduate course at the University of Sussex. 

This vacancy is part of the Sussex Graduate Programme, which offers work on campus with a professional services department. Develop your employability skills through genuine and meaningful work experience. 

Please contact Alexandra Elliott, Head of Information Management and Compliance, for informal enquiries: Alex.Elliott@sussex.ac.uk  

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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 

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