SSRP Administrator Ref: 1391

School/department: University of Sussex Business School
Hours:Part time hours considered up to a maximum of 14.6 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term until 28 Feb 2021 with the possibility of extension or permanency
SalaryStarting at £21,414 to £24,771 per annum (starting at £8,565.60 and rising to £9,908 per annum - pro rata)
Placed on: 10 July 2019
Closing date: 22 August 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the University of Sussex for an experienced and enthusiastic administrator to provide part-time administrative support to the Sussex Sustainability Research Programme (SSRP) – the University’s ambitious and dynamic £3m strategic programme in sustainability research. The post is part-time, fixed-term until February 2021 but with a possibility of extension or permanency. Due to current staffing arrangements the Administrator must be available to work either a) two full days (14 hours) on Thursdays and Fridays; or b) 14 hours spread across Wednesday afternoons, Thursdays and Fridays.

This interesting and challenging role sits within the University of Sussex Business School and is line-managed by the Programme Manager. Working closely with the Communication & Engagement Officer and the Research Support Officer, the post-holder will be responsible for undertaking all aspects of the Programme’s administration, including assisting with the organisation of events, scheduling meetings, gathering data for reports, and providing clerical support for the Director, Secretariat and Programme Management Group.

Download job description and person specification Ref 1391 [PDF 60.40KB]

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.

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 (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) 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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