Placement Coordinator Ref 5274

School/department: University of Sussex Business School
Hours: Full time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). If you would like to discuss flexible working options, please contact Claire Colburn.
Contract: Fixed term for 9 months
Reference: 5274
Salary: Starting at £21,814 to £25,217 per annum, pro rata if part time.
Placed on: 16 February 2021
Closing date: 2 March 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

We are seeking a highly motivated and organised team member to join our busy, friendly team, to facilitate and support the increasing numbers of Business School students who are interested in taking up one-year placements. You will be responsible for providing placement information and support to students and staff across the University of Sussex Business School, as well as communicating with placement providers. You will also be responsible for recording student information and database management, as well as promoting placement opportunities to students.

Other duties will include dealing with Business School student enquiries, maintaining assessment information, distributing placement information, database management, and coordinating events and other placement activities. Initiative, flexibility and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, are essential. A good working knowledge of Microsoft packages is also important.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Download job description and person specification Ref 5274 [PDF 157.20KB]

Visa sponsorship queries:
If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please contact to discuss your personal circumstances and whether you meet the criteria

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 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.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and related staff [PDF 9.58KB]

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