Senior Course Coordinator Ref 3977

School/department:   School of Engineering and Informatics
Hours: 36.5 hours. Full time considered up to a maximum of 1.00 FTE
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).Core office hours are 9am-5pm however, early morning working hours may be required to facilitate communication in other time zones. Flexible start and finish times will be considered for this full-time post.
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 3977
Salary: Starting at £25,941 to £30,046 per annum
Placed on:  Friday 31 July 2020
Closing date: Friday 21 August 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed.
Expected start date: asap

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a full-time Senior Course Coordinator in the School of Engineering and Informatics to coordinate support for a range of courses within the School, specifically relating to our new partnership agreement with Zhejiang Gongshang University in China, where we deliver Sussex UG and PGT degrees in China. This is an exciting opportunity to work with international students and colleagues in a developing area for a school that is expanding its teaching provision. You will be responsible for administering the School’s courses and teaching support processes, including quality assurance systems. The post will provide opportunities to develop leadership skills, work with a wide range of colleagues and support a new and exciting area of growth within the school. The successful candidate will have excellent organisation, communication, IT and customer service skills and should be either a native speaker or fluent in Mandarin.

Please contact Susan Eamer-Tsoureas, for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

Download job description and person specification Ref 3977 [PDF 212.12KB]

All grades 1-5.  Please note that the University of Sussex is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position, and thus any applicant should ensure that they have the legal right to work in the UK for the period of the post. The University of Sussex requires all successful applicants to provide proof of permission to work in the UK before they commence work. Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website.

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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