Graduate Placements Associate Ref: 7199

School/department: Careers and Entrepreneurship, Student Experience Division
Hours: Full time hours considered up to 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term for 13 months
Reference: 7199
Salary: starting at £19,623
Placed on: 04 January 2022
Closing date:  07 February 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: tbc
Expected start date: As soon as possible

This vacancy is only open to University of Sussex graduates from 2020/ 2021 both UG and PGT


Job description

Careers and Entrepreneurship is looking to recruit a Graduate Placements Associate to work in the University’s busy placements team. The post holder will:

  • Provide administrative support to the team
  • Assist in the provision of placements opportunities to students and graduates
  • Support communication campaigns for students and employers, preparing written information
  • Contribute to Careers and Entrepreneurship service delivery, providing excellent customer service to students, employers and staff

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. Applicants should be a graduate from any undergraduate or postgraduate course at the University of Sussex course in 2020 or 2021.

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.

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

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