Senior Divisional Administrator Ref 10802

School/department: General Counsel, Governance and Compliance (GCGC)
Hours: Full Time hours considered up to 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent  
Reference: 10802
Salary: starting at £28,131 to £32,411 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 03 March 2023
Closing date: 20 March 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: TBC – As soon as is reasonably practical for both parties.

Job description

The General Counsel, Governance and Compliance Division is seeking to appoint a

Senior Divisional Administrator to provide administrative support across the Division, in areas ranging from governance, information management and legal services.

The successful candidate will require excellent organisational skills and will be able to demonstrate that they can manage a varied portfolio of work, providing innovative solutions and implementing effective processes to achieve effective outcomes.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing a key point of contact for the Division, dealing with general enquiries
  • Providing executive support for the General Counsel and Director of Governance and Compliance
  • Providing administrative support across the division, establishing new procedures and identifying improvements to working practices
  • Assisting with staff recruitment and staff induction
  • Undertaking day-to-day financial processing and acting as the key point of contact on financial and procurement matters

This post will require someone who is a good team player, with the skills to juggle competing priorities and to with excellent communication skills.

Please contact Lisa Glandfield ( 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 10802 [PDF 99.80KB]

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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