Online Distance Learning Officer Ref 8693

School/department: Educational Enhancement
Hours Full time or part time hours considered up to 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 8693
Salary range: starting at £26,341 to £30,497 per annum, pro rata if part time
Closing date: 06 July 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: TBC  
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

The University of Sussex is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced administration professional to join the Online Distance Learning (ODL) Team within the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) department. This important role will deliver high quality administrative, service delivery and project support to meet the needs of the University’s ODL provision, developed in partnership with Pearson. The Online Distance Learning Officer will play a key role supporting the overall operational effectiveness of the central ODL team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a specialist team committed to supporting innovation in teaching and learning and an opportunity for an individual interested in a career within the field of learning technology to gain valuable skills and experience in a supportive digital environment.

If you would like to discuss the role in further detail, please contact Mellow Sadik, Online Distance Learning Manager

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 8693 [PDF 145.00KB]

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

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as 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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