Online Distance Learning Officer, Ref: 5013

School/department: Student Experience, Technology Enhanced Learning
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 5013
Salary: starting at £25,941 to £30,046 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 04 December 2020
Closing date:  06 January 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: As soon as possible.

Job description

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the University.

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

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 5013) (PDF XKB)

Please note that the University of Sussex is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position, and thus any applicant should ensure that they have the legal right to work in the UK for the period of the post. The University of Sussex requires all successful applicants to provide proof of permission to work in the UK before they commence work. Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website.

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunties form [DOC 108.50KB] 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.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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