Graduate Assistant (Education) Ref 9746

School/department: School of Engineering & Informatics
Hours: Full time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). Core hours are 09:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday
Contract: Fixed term for 13 months
Reference: 9746
Salary: starting at £22,630 to £23,662 per annum, pro rata if part time.
Placed on: 04 May 2023
Closing date: 25 May 2023. Applications must be received by midnight on the closing date
Interview date: To be confirmed
Starting date: To be confirmed

This vacancy is only open to University of Sussex graduates (those whose courses have now completed) from 2021/22 and 2022/23 at UG & PGT level in any discipline.

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a full time Graduate Assistant to work within the School education team, providing administrative support on a range of taught courses and projects, especially those related to our transnational education partnership. The University of Sussex is working in partnership with Zhejiang Gongshang University, delivering four undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and experience of handling large volumes of work within defined timescales, have excellent attention to detail and be able to plan and organise their work effectively.

A qualification in Engineering or Computer Science is not a requirement for this post; we are a team with varied backgrounds, interests, education, and experiences.

Please contact Cathy Warden ( ) for informal enquiries.

The Sussex Graduate Internship Programme provides our recent graduates with the opportunity to gain vital work experience and the opportunity to develop key employability skills

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 9746 [PDF 146.41KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Please see the CareerHub for the job description and further details on how to apply. Please ensure you include the reference number of the advert on your application

Your student CareerHub account closes when your course ends (end of June for undergraduates). Your graduate account opens automatically, and you will receive login instructions to your personal email address, as you will lose access to your Sussex email. If you did not receive the email, or have a new personal email address, contact,

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