Senior Course Coordinator (MBA) Ref 10619

School/department:  University of Sussex Business School   
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). Evening & weekend work will occasionally be expected.
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract:  Permanent 
Reference: 10619
Salary: starting at £27,131 to £31,411 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  05 January 2023
Closing date:  30 January 2023   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: TBC

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a full-time Senior Course Coordinator to lead a small team that coordinates the administrative support for our MBA. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy and vibrant environment that supports the journey of our highly engaged cohort of MBA students.  Highlights of the role, include contributing to open days & welcome events, plus other bespoke activities with interesting groups of people and the opportunity to be part of a passionate & dynamic team of academic leads.

The MBA Senior Coordinator works within the admin team at the Business School, supporting the postgraduate taught programmes. The role works closely with other areas of the University supporting the MBA, such as Careers & Employability, Accreditations, Admissions & Recruitment and Comms & Marketing. The individual in the role benefits from the support of the other Senior Course Coordinators supporting the standard programmes yet also retains a significant degree of autonomy in terms of providing admin support for the MBA and it’s key stakeholders.  The role primarily works with the MBA Course Director and reports to the Assistant Education Manager/Deputy School Administrator.

The MBA Coordinator will interact with a diverse set of stakeholders including students from all walks of life, faculty, professional services staff, and external stakeholders. The role holder will deliver a high level of customer service and operational execution. They will be a creative, enthusiastic and well-organised individual, who is a good team member, with proven administrative and organisational skills. The ability to take initiative and to work effectively under pressure, will be essential. The successful candidate will have an aptitude for detailed work, problem solving and self-management. Prior Knowledge of HE is desirable but not essential.

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 10619 [PDF 189.43KB]

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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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