Senior Clinical Legal Education Coordinator Ref 10143

School/department: School of Law, Politics and Sociology
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). 
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 10143
Salary: Starting at £27,131 to £31,411 per annum
Placed on: 24 November 2022
Closing date: 14 December 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: ASAP
Expected start date: ASAP

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the University of Sussex

Job description

The School of Law, Politics and Sociology (LPS) is seeking a Senior Coordinator to provide administrative support for Sussex Clinical Legal Education (CLE) , one of the most comprehensive programmes of student-led pro-bono work in the UK. The projects operating under CLE cover a range of community needs including the provision of free legal advice services to the public.

The post holder will play a central role in supporting the organisational requirements of this large and complex programme whilst facilitating the engagement of our students in clinical work. They will provide high level support to the Director to achieve the strategic and operational aims of the CLE project. They will oversee a number of projects including, the Family Law Clinic, the Criminal Justice Law Clinic, the Performing Arts Law Clinic, the Housing and Welfare Project, the Employment Law Clinic and Citizen’s Advice Project, help with outreach work and research opportunities with the external legal profession, act as secretary to the CLE board, liaise with external lawyers and partners and have oversight of the CLE budget.

The post-holder will have responsibility for supporting internal and external communications, liaising with partners and stakeholder groups, organising meetings and events, writing and updating risk assessments, and assisting in the production of marketing materials, written reports and web content.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy and vibrant School that aims to provide a top quality student experience.

The successful candidate will be approachable and confident, with excellent communication skills. They will be expected to work well using their own initiative with a varied workload in a busy environment. Candidates will require excellent organisational and IT skills, and must demonstrate that they that they can work well as part of a team.

Please contact Paul Jackett ( 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 10143 [PDF 96.73KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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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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