Graduate Placements and Internships Administrator Ref: 4674

School/department: Division of Student Experience, Careers and Employability Centre
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). 
Contract: Fixed term for 12 months 
Reference4674
Salary: Starting at £19,133
Placed on: 13 October 2020 
Closing date:26 October 2020 Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: Week commencing 01 November 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 Placements and Internships team is part of the Careers and Employability Centre and is responsible for the effective provision of a central placements and internships function for the University. This includes employer engagement, student engagement, and administration for professional placements, funded internships and vacancies management.

The Placements and Internships Administrator will work as part of the team, providing day to day support.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide administrative support to meet the Placements and Internships team’s aims of facilitating good quality work experience for our students and graduates

Communicate with students and employers to encourage and support engagement with our programmes

Provide administrative support with the preparation of student resources and placement information 

Full training will be provided on our software and systems, such as CareerHub and Canvas. You will gain experience of office systems, and an understanding of how to undertake research in a work-based context, to produce reports and management information. All University of Sussex staff have access to professional development opportunities in areas such as equalities, IT, wellbeing and cultural awareness.  You will also have access to a community of graduates working on campus in similar roles, and one-to-one support from a Careers Consultant.

You will have the opportunity to learn from our Careers Consultants and employer engagement experts, and understand the higher education and work placement landscape. You will meet academics and professional services staff working in a large variety of roles within the University of Sussex; you will also have the opportunity to visit employers and attend networking events to meet new contacts and widen your network.

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 

Please see the CareerHub for the job description and further details on how to apply.

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