Placements Coordinator (University of Sussex Business School) Ref 20448

School/department: Student Experience Division – Careers and Entrepreneurship
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Falmer, Brighton, UK
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 20448
Salary: starting at £24,144 to £27,396 per annum, pro rata if part time.
Placed on: 26 June 2023
Closing date: 10 July 2023. 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 motivated and organised team member to join our friendly team, to support the increasing number of Business School students who are interested in taking up one-year placements. You will be responsible for providing placement information and support to Business School students and staff, as well as communicating with placement providers.

Duties will include: responding to student, staff and employer enquiries; supporting and organising student staff (known as ‘Connectors’); distributing placement information and promotional material; maintaining accurate records; and helping to coordinate events and other placement support activities. Organisation skills, flexibility, attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, are essential. Candidates must be IT literate with some administrative experience, and committed to a high level of service to students and staff.

For informal enquiries, please contact Emily Huns,

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 20448 [PDF 101.51KB]

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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 [DOCX 65.11KB] 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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