Head of Student Data and Records Ref 8834

School/department: Division for the Student Experience/Academic Services
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 8834
Salary: Starting at £42,149 to £50,296 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 04 July 2022
Closing date: 01 August 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: As soon as possible 


Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Student Data and Records to join the Academic Services team in the Division for the Student Experience at the University of Sussex. This is a new leadership role with responsibility for the delivery and ongoing enhancement of critical University business systems, processes and operational procedures that relate to student data, management information and statutory reporting.

The role will be responsible for the line management of specialist teams that support the delivery of these processes and who provide expert advice and guidance to academic and professional service staff across the University on these activities.

If you have extensive experience and knowledge of UK higher education and of producing external statutory returns; have a commitment to improving processes to enhance data quality; an understanding of the use of data to meet institutional aims and objectives, and have a proven track record of effectively leading and motivating a team, this could be the ideal role for you.

Please contact Denise Cooper, Associate Director, Academic Services (D.S.Cooper@Sussex.ac.uk) 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.

Download job description and person specification Ref 8834 [PDF 167.65KB]

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

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.


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