Student Academic Success Advisor Ref: 2558

School/department: University of Sussex Business School 
Hours: Part time hours considered up to a maximum of 0.4 FTE: Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). For further details regarding flexible working please follow this link - 
Contract: fixed term until August 2022 
Reference: 2558
Salary: starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 4 November 2019
Closing date: 25 November 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: w/c 2 December 2019
Expected start date: TBC

Job description

The University of Sussex Business School is seeking to recruit a Student Academic Success Advisor to join our team. The Student Academic Success Advisors are a highly visible presence within the School proactively working with colleagues and students to ensure all taught students flourish during their time at Sussex.  They provide support and guidance to a caseload of students to ensure they have the best opportunity to achieve their educational goals.

The Student Academic Success Advisor will support the engagement and progression of students and play a pivotal role in promoting student success to ensure they reach key benchmarks throughout their academic program. 

They will be able to demonstrate experience in teaching academic skills as well as being experienced in coaching techniques.

The Student Academic Success Advisors contribute to the University Strategy 2025 “A Better University for a Better World” and to the Learn to Transform pillar.  They ensure that students are respected and supported through a personalised holistic and inclusive approach.

 The University Strategy 2025 is underpinned by five core values of

  • Kindness
  • Integrity
  • Inclusion
  • Collaboration
  • Courage

They define what we say and do and demonstrate what we stand for.

Download job description and person specification Ref 2558 [PDF 153.77KB]

How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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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