Programmes Coordinator Ref: 6728

School/department: Careers and Entrepreneurship
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: 6728
Salary: starting at £26,341 to £30,497 per annum
Placed on: 11 October 2021
Closing date: 27 October 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: 05 November 2021
Expected start date: tbc

Job description

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

The mission of the Careers and Entrepreneurship Team at the University of Sussex is for our students to be ‘world ready’ on graduation. We deliver engaging careers and entrepreneurship education and information, alongside a distinctive menu of placements, internships, and events. We co-design our services with students and colleagues across the University to ensure it is effective, guiding students, and enabling access to skills-building, real world experience and employer connections. We support students from the time they arrive at the University until three years after they graduate.

The Programmes Coordinator will be a crucial member of the Careers and Entrepreneurship team, coordinating and supporting expansion of our innovative Career Lab programme.

Career Lab is designed to expand and diversify the basket of opportunities available to Sussex students to connect with employers, and to build skills and real world experience, prioritizing students from underrepresented groups. The postholder will also support other employer engagement activities.

We are seeking a proactive, highly organised candidate, who is excited by the opportunity to initiate and develop relationships with employers, engaging them in career-transforming opportunities for Sussex students.

Please contact Andrea Wall, Employer Engagement Manager, for informal enquiries:

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 6728 [PDF 116.78KB]

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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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