Senior Business Architect Ref 6253

Department:  Student Experience
Hours: Full time (50/50 campus / home working). Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: 3 year Fixed Term
Reference: 6253
Salary: Competitive
Placed on: 12 July 2021
Closing date: 3 August 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date:  w/c 16 August 2021
Expected start date: Immediate start

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Student Experience Division at the University of Sussex and to play a lead role in driving the vision and direction for student support systems across the University. We are looking to recruit a Senior Business Architect to support the introduction of new student technology solutions, primarily a Student Information System, by providing a structured business architecture approach to help with identification of technology outcomes. This is a new, senior post, that will drive forward initiatives designed to make significant improvements to the student experience.

The University of Sussex is a leading higher education and research institution. The first of the new wave of UK universities founded in the 1960s, receiving its Royal Charter in 1961, Sussex is a successful, growing University with a top-20 place in the major UK higher education league tables. The University has a beautiful and diverse estate located in Falmer, to the east of Brighton and Hove. It is situated in the South Downs National Park and has amongst its buildings a core heritage estate designed by Sir Basil Spence.

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 6253 [PDF 184.80KB]

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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 110.00KB] 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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