Information Coordinator (Education & Students) Ref 20293

School/department: School of Media, Arts & Humanities
Hours: Full time or part 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: Permanent
Reference: 20293
Salary: Starting at £24,144 to £27,396 per annum, pro rata if part time.
Placed on:  24 April 2023
Closing date: 17 May 2023
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

We are seeking a creative, proactive, and well-organised communicator and administrator to join our Education & Students Team in the School of Media, Arts & Humanities. This is a great opportunity for someone with a keen interest in communications and the development of internal networks.

This is a new post embedded within the Education & Students (E&S) team and intended to act as a point of contact and link between students, staff members, internal departments/teams, and external contacts. The postholder will provide comms and information management support to the team and administrative support to the academic and PS E&S leads.  

As Education Coordinator, you will be responsible for the development, management and sharing of information and communications within the Education & Students team and across the School. Working in partnership with colleagues in Research, Operations, and particularly the internal Comms Team, you will be able to identify where there are gaps in internal communications and work with colleagues to find creative solutions which drive forward our internal communications and information management.

The post holder will:

  • support the coordination of information and activities across education and student experience areas, ensuring the processes and services for which they are responsible operate smoothly
  • be a key point of contact and liaison with other teams in the School
  • have a key role providing diary management and supporting meetings for the education management team
  • support the production and delivery of effective communications and information in various formats.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisation skills as well as experience using databases, communication software and Microsoft Office. They should have an interest in web editing and content creation and an aptitude for online systems.

Please contact Hayley Bowerman 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 20293 [PDF 147.00KB]

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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 [DOCX 65.11KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

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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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