International Advice Assistant Ref 8909

School/department: Student Advice and Guidance
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 FTE
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 8909
Salary: starting at £22,254 to £25,627 per annum, pro rata if part time.
Placed on: 13 June 2022
Closing date: 29 June 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: To be confirmed


Job description

We are seeking to appoint an International Advice Assistant to support the provision of information, advice and guidance to international students, particularly immigration advice. The post-holder will be an excellent communicator with an eye for detail and be able to clearly explain complicated information in a clear and effective manner. Knowledge of student immigration legislation and a high level of cultural awareness and empathy are essential.

Working in a small team of international student advisers, you will be dealing directly with students and helping to effectively triage queries. Experience of working in a busy student support area and a commitment to delivering a high-quality student experience are essential.

Please contact James Gordon, J.Gordon@sussex.ac.uk, Joanne Chee, J.M.Chee@sussex.ac.uk or Nicola Short, N.L.Short@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 8909 [PDF 190.00KB]

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

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

  • This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements and be full time. Please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page for further information

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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