Graduate Associate Assistant Ref 9354

School/department: School of Law, Politics and Sociology 
Hours: Full 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 for 13 months
Reference: 9354
Salary: starting at £20,761 to £22,662 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 24 August 2022
Closing date: 23 September 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: As soon as possible
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

This vacancy is only open to University of Sussex graduates (those whose courses have now completed) from 2020/21 and 2021/22 at UG & PGT level in any discipline. 

The Social Science Professional Services team is looking to recruit an administrator to work in one of the school office teams. The post holder will:

  • Provide administrative support to the team
  • Deal effectively and efficiently with enquires from staff, students and visitors
  • Within clear parameters to take responsibility for specific projects or areas of work Contribute to the school service delivery

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and customer service skills, have excellent attention to detail and be able to plan and organise their work.

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 note - 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

Please contact Sally Parsons, ( or Pippa Robinson, ( 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.

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

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