International Student Support Assistant Ref: 2588

School/department: International Student Support, Student Experience
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week
Contract: 12 months FTC or on the return of the substantive post holder (whichever is sooner)
Reference: 2588 
Salary: Starting at £21,814 and rising to £25,217 per annum
Placed on: 8 November 2019
Closing date:
 Friday 29 November 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: Monday 9 December
Expected start date:

Job description

Can you help us to deliver an exceptional international student experience? From its foundation, Sussex has had an international perspective to its academic activities and its outlook. Today, around one in four of our students comes from outside the UK, with over 120 nationalities represented on our campus. Providing high quality support is essential to developing our international reputation and sustaining our recruitment of talented international students.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join our committed and busy International Student Support team to help us deliver an efficient and valued service to cover an internal secondment. This post covers a range of administrative and front desk duties and is one of the first points of contact for enquiries from staff, students and visitors for whom many English is not their first language. You will require excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a friendly and outgoing personality. Flexibility, a ‘can do’ attitude and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends will be part of the role.

Download job description and person specification Ref 2588 [PDF 207.73KB]

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) 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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